Bartender of the Month

September 2016 Bartender of the Month Laura Bellucci of SoBou

September 2016 Bartender of the Month: Laura Bellucci

Congratulations to Laura Bellucci, our September 2016 Bartender of the Month! Laura is the head bartender at SoBou in New Orleans and her creativity, positive attitude, and friendly approach to tending bar are off the charts.

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Nightclub & Bar Bartender of the Month submission form

Bartender of the Month Submission Form

Do you think you have what it takes to be the Nightclub & Bar Bartender of the Month? Fill out the form below and you could be featured on Nightclub.com, Bar IQ and VIBE! Good luck!

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August 2016 Nightclub & Bar Bartender of the Month Nathaniel Smith

August 2016 Bartender of the Month: Nathaniel Smith

Our August 2016 Bartender of the Month first entered the industry as a way to pay for his love of art: making, curating and writing about it. But once he changed his focus to cocktails and becoming the best bartender he could be, bartending and cocktail competitions became his passion.

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July 2016 Nightclub & Bar Bartender of the Month Rodger Gillespie

July 2016 Bartender of the Month: Rodger Gillespie

Bartender. Mixologist. Competitor. And now, Nightclub & Bar's July 2016 Bartender of the Month. Rodger Gillespie has designed the cocktail programs and worked behind the bar of some of the most critically acclaimed bars, and he has taken home the top prizes at cocktail competitions across the...

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Nightclub & Bar Bartender of the Month June 2016 Joy Perrine

June 2016 Bartender of the Month: Joy Perrine

Joy Perrine is a bourbon legend. The co-author of The Kentucky Bourbon Cocktail Book started her career tending bar in the 1960s and has been working at Equus & Jack's Lounge in Louisville, KY for 30 years.

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May 2016 Bartender of the Month Kris Henry of Siena Tavern in Chicago

May 2016 Bartender of the Month: Kris Henry

Kris Henry entered the world of bartending and mixology 5 years ago after graduating college and finding that the 9 to 5 work world wouldn't allow him to the freedom to pursue his passion for traveling.

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April 2016 Nightclub & Bar Bartender of the Month Casey Sparks

April 2016 Bartender of the Month: Casey Sparks

Casey Sparks, our April 2016 Bartender of the Month, is living his bartending dream. He's the sole employee of 365 Tokyo, a 10-seat members-only speakeasy located in downtown Las Vegas, meaning he has complete creative control.

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March 2016 Bartender of the Month Jon Kraus of The Gilroy in New York City

March 2016 Bartender of the Month: Jon Kraus

Jon Kraus may be a relative newcomer to the world of cocktails but that hasn't stopped him from pursuing his passion and thirst for knowledge. His time spent on the cocktail competition circuit solidified his belief that bartending was the right career choice, and his dedication earned him the...

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Nightclub & Bar February 2016 Bartender of the Month Pamela Wiznitzer of Seamstress in NYC

February 2016 Bartender of the Month: Pamela Wiznitzer

Pamela Wiznitzer is clearly The Bartender Who Never Sleeps in The City That Never Sleeps. She's the creative director at Seamstress in NYC, president of the New York chapter of the USBG, half of the Cocktail Guru team, mixologist for Weight Watchers' "Lightened Up" cocktails, founder of the Liquid...

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Nightclub & Bar January 2016 Bartender of the Month Armon Noori

January 2016 Bartender of the Month: Armon Noori

Armon is never still behind the bar, and that none of the energy he expends is wasted. If he isn't building a drink, he's tinkering with house-made spirits, liqueurs, or botanicals. When he isn't building or experimenting, he's chatting up guests to understand their palates and create something...

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