Bartender Spirits Awards

Patrick Williams

Seasoned barman Patrick Williams’ passion for inspired cocktails stems from a focus on the fundamentals, ensuring even the smallest details are accurate, creating an all-inclusive experience in both product and service. He runs the national beverage program for Punch Bowl Social, a Nation’s Restaurant News Hot Concept award winner with 15 locations (and growing) across the country.

Extensively trained, complete with certification from the renowned BarSmarts Advanced program, a Certified Cicerone®, and a two-time Punch King - Patrick is known for his humble approach and his passion for teaching and training. In his travels and growth of Punch Bowl Social, he’s tasted over one-thousand beers, hundreds of spirits and had the pleasure of tasting with dozens of coffee roasters all over the country.

A true beverage professional, Patrick enjoys simplicity and harmony with flavors and a genuine, perpetual approach to hospitality.

Judges

Craig Schoettler

Executive Director of Beverage and Corporate Mixologist,MGM Resorts International,LA