Manhattan Cocktail Classic Announces the 2011 Bar Fellows

The Manhattan Cocktail Classic Bar Fellowship Program offers ambitious up-and-coming bartenders from around the globe the opportunity to accelerate both their educational and professional development while working alongside some of the greatest bartenders in the industry. The Fellows become a part of the Classic team for the week, working with our team on the front-lines (and in the back kitchen), collectively producing of one helluva cocktail festival.

We are extremely proud to announce the following Bar Fellows for the 2011 Program:

Todd Appel (Chicago, Illinois) Piranha Bros – Head Mixer Sponsored by Cointreau

Payman Bahmani (Brooklyn, New York) Louis 649, Bar & Books – Bartender Sponsored by the New York International Spirits Competition

Meghan Balser (New York, New York) Pegu Club – Bartender and Cocktail Waitress Sponsored by Cointreau

Zahra Bates (Los Angeles, California) Providence LA – Bartender Sponsored by Belvedere

Daniel de Oliveira (Chicago, Illinois) GT Fish and Oyster – Bartender Sponsored by Cointreau

David Delaney Jr. (Worcester, Massachusetts)The Citizen – Bartender/Bar Manager Sponsored by Cointreau

Rhiannon Enlil (New Orleans, Louisiana) Cure – Bartender Sponsored by Cointreau

Erin Harris (Aspen, Colorado) Jimmy’s Restaurant – Bartender Sponsored by Cointreau

Dean Hurst (Tampa, Florida) SideBern’s Restaurant – General Manager/Beverage Director/Bartender Sponsored by Milagro Tequila

Timo Janse (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) Door 74 – Bar Manager Sponsored by Cointreau

Jamie Kilgore (Saint Louis, Missouri) Niche – Lead Bartender Sponsored by Cointreau

Ted Kilgore (Saint Louis, Missouri) Taste – Beverage Director/Bartender Sponsored by Cointreau

Logan Lavachek (Chicago, Illinois) Sepia, Duchamp – Bartender Sponsored by Cointreau

Michael Patrick McSorley (Seattle, Washington) Tavern Law, Needle and Thread, Tini Bigs – Bartender Sponsored by Cointreau

Nishantha C. Nepulangoda (Toronto, Ontario) Blowfish Restaurant and Sake Bar – Bar Manager/Mixologist Sponsored by Cointreau

Dylan Regan (Aspen, Colorado) Jimmy’s Restaurant – Bar Manager Sponsored by Cointreau

Naomi Schimek (Los Angeles, California) The Spare Room at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel – Head Bartender Sponsored by Pyrat Rum

Jake Sher (White Plains, New York) Mix @ The Crowne Plaza Westchester – Mixologist-in-Residence Sponsored by the New York International Spirits Competition

Joann Spiegel (New York, New York) Mercury Bar – Bar Manager and Bartender Sponsored by Cointreau

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