Bobby "G" Gleason
Beam Suntory Global Spirits
"Bobby “G” Gleason began his spirits industry career in 1984 while bartending in South Florida. Now based in Las Vegas, the world-renown educator has been published in a multitude of magazines and has made many TV (CNBC, FOX & Friends, Food Net Work & DIY Network) and online video appearances. His cocktails have won many competitions including the New York International competition, the United States Bartenders Guild Championships, The World’s Most Sensuous Cocktail, and was named the US Mixologist of the year in 2005 & 2006 by Angostura. Bobby G also held a Guinness Book of World Records for the most cocktails in one hour.
Starting in the Night Club Industry, he went on to open iconic Casino Resorts Mirage, Treasure Island and Bellagio as a front bartender and was the Beverage Specialist for Harrah’s Entertainment serving the The Rio, Bally’s/Paris and Caesars Palace.
Bobby G is an expert on all spirits categories and trains on histories, production, cocktail creation, menu development, and mixology from the basics to advanced mixology along with customer service. He proudly serves as a National Ambassador of the United States Bartender Guild. He is a member of the International Bartenders Association, The World Wide Cocktail Club, and the International Bar Flies. He is a Certified United States Bartenders Guild Master Mixologist and works as the Master Mixologist for Beam Suntory. His travels have seen him in 16 countries and 47 states and that number continues to grow!