2018 Mixologists
Jarmel Doss

Jarmel started her hospitality career by bartending to help her obtain her degree in biochemistry. She spent many years in hospitality management throughout Chicago...MORE

Dustin Drankiewicz
The Swill Inn

At the ripe young age of 13, Dustin began his path in hospitality at his towns only sit down restaurant as a dishwasher and bus boy. Over the next 20 years he’d have worked...MORE

GrIFFIN Elliott
Swift & Sons / Cold Storage

As Head Bartender of Swift & Sons and Cold Storage, Griffin Elliott is responsible for the curation of the cocktail programs. Griffin has been involved in the...MORE

Stephen Halpin
The Patrón Spirits Company

Stephen Halpin is a Manager of Trade Education & Mixology at The Patrón Spirits Company. Stephen joined Patrón after having served the last 5 years behind the bar at several...MORE

Julia Momose

Julia Momose has been a bartender for over 10 years. She worked as the head bartender at GreenRiver Restaurant and Bar, where she was responsible for multiple...MORE

Liz Pearce
The Drifter

Liz Pearce started her career in an unlikely dive bar in Fargo, North Dakota. She worked her way through college, and then moved to Minneapolis Minnesota to pursue a position in the culinary cocktail field. After working at several sports bars and night club hotspots...MORE

Aaron Pollack

A passionate, personable, driven, and reliable service industry professional looking to further expand his experience, and business sense, while constantly striving to cultivate an ever-increasing knowledge...MORE

Egor Polonskiy
Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits

Egor is the new mixologist at Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits. He has over 10 years of professional experience in mixology focused bars, restaurants...MORE

Danny Shapiro
Scofflaw Group

Danny Shapiro moved to Chicago in the summer of 2009 to take comedy writing classes at Second City and work his way into the food and beverage scene...MORE

Lee Zaremba
Beverage Director: Boka Restaurant Group

Originally from Edison, New Jersey, Lee Zaremba moved to Chicago to attend Columbia College, before entering corporate America working in public relations and marketing...MORE

Millennium Park   |   Sept 27 - 29, 2019