GSN Alert: 2014 Eater.com Bartender Award Winners From Coast to Coast

eaterawardsheader.0.0It is time now—drumroll, trumpets, gongs—to announce the winners of the 2014 Eater Awards. In over a dozen categories in 24 cities, the winners comprise a diverse group of the finest and most interesting chefs, operators, and characters in the continent that have defined this year in dining. We applaud them. You are hereby instructed to applaud them.

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Bartender of the Year
Winner: Natasha David (seen at right), Nitecap, New York

ATLANTA

Bartender of the Year
Nominees: Miles Macquarrie, Sarah Justice, Ian Cox, Paul Calvert, Shanna Mayo
Winner: Ian Cox

AUSTIN
Bartender of the Year
Nominees: Cesar Aguilar, Chris Bostick, Jessica Sanders, Justin Elliott, Jason Stevens
Winner: Justin Elliott

BOSTON
Bartender of the Year
Nominees: Matthew Schrage, Naomi Levy, Patrick Gaggiano, Ran Duan, Tenzin Conechok Samdo
Winner: Ran Duan

CHARLESTON
Bartender of the Year
Nominees: Dwayne Mitchell, Jayce McConnell, Brent Sweatman, Mickey Moran, Craig Nelson
Winner: Dwayne Mitchell

CHICAGO
Bartender of the Year
Nominees: Charles Joly, Robby Haynes, Clint Rogers, Wade McElroy and Jeff Donahue, Alex Bachman
Winner: Wade McElroy and Jeff Donahue

DALLAS
Bartender of the Year
Nominees: Josh Hendrix, Matt Orth, Máté Hartai, Alex Fletcher, Eddie Eakin
Winner: Máté Hartai

DENVER
Bartender of the Year
Nominees: Jason Patz, Sean Kenyon, Stuart Jensen, Mclain Hedges, Noah Heaney
Winner: Sean Kenyon

DETROIT
Bartender of the Year
Nominees: Ricky Ruggero, Kaytee Querro, Zan D., Chuck Gallasch, Lola Gegovic
Winner: Zan D.

HOUSTON
Bartender of the Year
Nominees: Leslie Ross and Laurie Sheddan, Alba Huerta, Alex Gregg, Elaine Marie Collum, Luis Villegas
Winner: Leslie Ross and Laurie Sheddan

LAS VEGAS
Bartender of the Year
Nominees: Ricardo Murcia, Paul Tanguay and Tad Carducci, Christopher Hopkins, Tony Abou-Ganim, Mariena Mercer
Winner: Mariena Mercer

LOS ANGELES
Bartender of the Year
Nominees: Dave Kupchinsky, Michael Lay, Beau du Bois, Danielle Crouch, Zach Patterson
Winner: Beau du Bois

MAINE
Bartender of the Year
Nominees: Patrick McDonald, Guy Streitburger, Nathaniel Meiklejohn, Vien Dobui, Matthew Mills
Winner: Guy Streitburger

MIAMI
Bartender of the Year
Nominees: Josh Gonzalez, Julio Cabrera, Ashley Danella, Eddie Fuentes, Rob Ferrara
Winner: Eddie Fuentes

MINNEAPOLIS
Bartender of the Year
Nominees: Robb Jones, Adam Gorski, Dan Oskey, Trish Gavin, Tyler Kleinow
Winner: Adam Gorski

MONTREAL
Bartender of the Year
Nominees: Val Chagnon, Jonathan Homier, Max Coubès, Maxime Boivin, Simon Lesperance
Winner: Jonathan Homier

NASHVILLE
Bartender of the Year
Nominees: Matt Tocco, Ben Clemons, Damien Breaw, Jeremiah Blake, Jon Yeager
Winner: Ben Clemons

NEW ORLEANS
Bartender of the Year
Nominees: Steve Yamada, Abigail Gullo, Liam Deegan, Paul Gustings, Sonali Fernando
Winner: Abigail Gullo

NEW YORK
Bartender of the Year
Nominees: Natasha David, Pam Wiznitzer, Thomas Waugh, Alex Day, Tim Cooper
Winner: Natasha David

PHILADELPHIA
Bartender of the Year
Nominees: Dan Carr, Phoebe Esmon, Matt Wolfe, Paul MacDonald, George Costa
Winner: Paul MacDonald

PORTLAND
Bartender of the Year
Nominees: Jeffrey Morgenthaler, Kyle Webster, Kelley Swenson, Michelle Ruocco, Angel Teta
Winner: Angel Teta

SAN DIEGO
Bartender of the Year
Nominees: Anthony Schmidt, Trevor Easter, Christian Siglin, Jen Queen, Eric Johnson
Winner: Christian Siglin

SAN FRANCISCO
Bartender of the Year
Nominees: Danny Louie, Keli Rivers, Thad Vogler, David Gallardo & Leon Vasquez, Ashley Miller
Winner: Ashley Miller

SEATTLE
Bartender of the Year
Nominees: Tyler Stamon, Kate Perry, Anu Apte, Chris Goad, Robert Rowland
Winner: Chris Goad

WASHINGTON DC
Bartender of the Year
Nominees: JP Fetherston, Trevor Frye, Jamie Macbain, Kristi Green, Phil Anova
Winner: JP Fetherston