Thursday, December 18, 2008

Domaine de Canton 2009 Bartender of the Year LA Semi-Finals

The photos from the Domaine de Canton semi-final competition at Citizen Smith in Los Angeles are live -- check out some teaser shots below. You can see the full edit at Jenn Farrington Studios and more event and travel photography at my JFS website.

Congrats to all the LA competitors. Alex and
Kristen, see you in Saint Martin!

Hunter Hall from Citizen Smith

Ashley Humston from The Edison

Alex Velez from Club 2100

Max Maxey from Cicada

Joshua Fishbein formerly of Kitchen24

Pablo Moix from STK Los Angeles

Jesse Caetano from Social Hollywood

Kristen Schaefer from BarMagic

Ginger Bitch by Hunter Hall

Sugar and Spice by Ashley Humston

The Lost One by Alex Velez

Black Jack Martini by Max Maxey

Hot Cantoddy by Joshua Fishbein

Floradora Imperial by Pablo Moix

CuCu Cocktail by Jesse Caetano

The Sunseri Fizz by Kristen Schaefer

Eric Alperin, Partner and GM at The Varnish

Karen Loftus, Author and Freelance Writer

Larry Lingua, SoCal Director of Sales for Young's Market

Jason Travi, Co-Owner and Chef at Fraiche and Ravi

Luke Jackett from Citizen Smith serving the L'Orientale, a Canton signature cocktail

TOP ROW: Danny Ronen, Domaine de Canton | Larry Lingua, judge | Eric Alperin, judge | Lisa Tercheria, Domaine de Canton | Alex Velez, Club 2100 | Jason Travi, judge
MIDDLE ROW: Hunter Hall, Citizen Smith | Joshua Fishbein, formerly of Kitchen24 | Karen Loftus, judge | Kristen Schaefer, BarMagic | Ashley Humston, The Edison | Max Maxey, Cicada | Jesse Caetano, Social Hollywood

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