Jeremy Lake Wins The Minty’s Hot Bartender Award

prizes for the Hot Bartender Award

prizes for the Hot Bartender Award

Last week, I hosted The Minty 3rd Anniversary Party at One-Eyed Gypsy. The lovely Krista Simmons MC’d the event and got to introduce all the bartenders nominated for The Minty’s Hot Bartender Award.

Krista with a lot of hot bartenders

Krista with a lot of hot bartenders

The Nominees:

  • Kate Grutman -SoHo House
  • Brady Weise – 1886
  • Dave Fernie – Pour Vous
  • Jaymee Mandeville – Drago Centro
  • Leo Rivas – The Parish
  • Rosie Ruiz – Big Bar
  • Naomi Schimek – The Spare Room
  • Ricky Yarnall – Bar | Kitchen
  • Paul Sanguinetti – Ray’s & Stark Bar
  • Chris Amirault – MessHall
  • Devon Espinosa – Pour Vous
  • Danielle Crouch – Cana Rum Bar
  • John Paul Romeo – Ray’s and Stark Bar
  • Amanda Gunderson – The Bazaar
  • Chris Gonzalez – Sadie
  • Jeremy Lake – Rivera/ Playa
  • Danny Cymbal – Cole’s
  • Milan de la Rocha
  • Beau du Bois – The Corner Door
  • Dave Kupchinsky – Eveleigh
will all the bartenders come to the stage?

will all the bartenders come to the stage?

Thank you to Beau, Danny, Jeremy, Amanda, John Paul, Danielle, Chris, Paul, Rosie and Leo for coming to the party. Jeremy Lake of Playa and Rivera won the Minty’s Hot Bartender Award. He received a truckload of booze!

Jeremy Lake & Hot Bartenders

Jeremy Lake & Hot Bartenders

Every bartender had a chance to say a few words. Jeremy tried to start an impromptu sing-along. Loved that!

no, Jeremy didn't have to strip for his prize but he wanted to anyway

no, Jeremy didn’t have to strip for his prize but he wanted to anyway

How many bartenders does it take to move the booze table?

How many bartenders does it take to move the booze table?

 

Many thanks to One-Eyed Gypsy for providing a fabulous venue and to the following sponsors:

prizes for the Hot Bartender Award

prizes for the Hot Bartender Award

Prizes for the Hot Bartender Award-

signed by Hollis Bulleit

signed by Hollis Bulleit

Tequila Ocho Anejo

Tequila Ocho Anejo

 

Party guests also got to take home a gift bag!

The Minty's Anniversary Party gift bag

The Minty’s Anniversary Party gift bag

Gift Bag Sponsors –

Warm Dickens Cider

Warm Dickens Cider

 

One-Eyed Gypsy offered a special hot boozy drink, the Warm Dickens Cider with Bushmill’s Black to the party guests.

 

Wasted Cupcakes

Wasted Cupcakes

And if you were lucky, you got to try one of the Wasted Cupcakes Krista brought to the party. I have to admit I had the Adios Mutha-effer (not how it was actually spelled).

 

Amanda with the Tequila Ocho Extra Anejo and Jeremy with the rest

Amanda with the Tequila Ocho Extra Anejo and Jeremy with the rest

 

I’m already thinking about my contest for next year. Since I love cocktail competitions so much, I am thinking GARNISH CHALLENGE BY HOT BARTENDERS!

Yes?

 

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