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Bartender Spirits Awards

Bartender Spirits Awards
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Norton Christopher

Beverage Director of Hot Tails Restaurant Group

Highly effective food and beverage professional with 20 years of experience. My experience ranges from casual and fine dining establishments, corporate restaurants, neighborhood bars and high end cocktail bars. In addition to operations, I have a significant amount of experience and insight with the design, development, and opening of new establishments. My prominent focus throughout my food and beverage career has been the bar and front of house, and I have ample experience with food and the back of house. I have worked diligently and intentionally on developing a well-rounded career and unique approach, and I bring my love and experience from the farm, to the bar and kitchen.

Meet our Judges

Makenzie Helem

Top 30 bartenders in the US for USBG World Class 2023 and Bartender at Spilt Milk, Chicago

Jared Givens

Director of Restaurants, Bars, and Events at The Thompson, Hyatt Hotels, Dallas

Sam Garcia

Beverage Manager at Tre Dita at the St. Regis, Chicago

Damian Langarica

TOP 100 World Class 2023, TOP 50 World Class 2022, Bartender at Next of Kin, Philadelphia

Reena Patel

Senior Brand Ambassador - Area Manager, Caledonia Spirits, Inc.