KATBARTLETT'S MENTOR PROFILE
My Cocktail Corner
Why I want to be mentor in this category:
it's a natural instinct to want to help those in need of a good libation.
What inspires me in this category:
it's cooking that you drink.
bartender, new yorker, weekday drinker
Biggest Lesson Learned:
fresh juice makes all the difference, ALWAYS stir your martinis.
Books, classes, teachers that have helped me:
experience, coworkers, cocktail lists, my thirst
Education, Awards, Pro Experience:
worked in manhattan: steakhouse, night club, neighborhood tavern, sports bar
- any non-citrus garnishes upgrade a cocktail by at least a full letter grade.
- season salts & flavor sugars for the rims of your cocktails to really personalize.
- no cosmos, no straws, no white zinfandel
- unless you like to chug your martinis, keep the dirty ice on the side.