Cocktail Creation interactive Mixology Demo with hospitality industry influencer and craft cocktails & spirits specialist, David Ortiz. Featuring Eagle Rare Bourbon and Sazerac Rye from the worlds most award winning distillery, Buffalo Trace. Food pairings made from scratch by The Butcher and the Bar’s Executive Chef, Daniel Ramos.
David Ortiz, a Miami native and “well-shaken” Bartender/Mixologist, Spirit Specialist and Educator. David’s mission statement in the spirits industry is “Education, Empowerment, and Ownership.” Having come on board as Republic National Distributing Company’s Mixologist over 5 years ago David brings with him many years of bar management/education experience. Some of David’s accolades include being the founding president of the United States Bartenders’ Guild (USBG), Miami Chapter in 2009.
He is also the founder of the Craft Bar Fight #CBF, Miami Edition. He was the Key Note Speaker at Tales of the Cocktail in 2014 and most recently has been the Host Mixologist on the Beach Channel’s, Eat This. Drink That. Go., a food and wine show on the channel. His goal is to relay his knowledge and know-how to young bartenders and front line staff members to help them provide a better over-all guest experience one cocktail at a time.