© 2016 by Alex Barbatsis

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Make the best

drinks in town

 

Meet Alex

Alex is a mixologist with 10 years of experience crafting the finest cocktails with the freshest ingredients. He grew up making the classics in his family's legendary Greek restaurant in Minnesota. After moving to LA, he graduated from Julian Cox's intensive bar training program and joined the staff at Rivera. There he contributed to the bar's 3 James Beard nominations and made the best drinks in town.

 
 

Private

Classes

An initmate night in with your friends learning to make the best drinks in town.

Bar

Consulting

Revitalize your cocktail menu and train your staff to be the best in town.

Guest

Bartender

Energize your bar for one night with Alex Barbatsis helming your wells.

Northside

An invigorating take on
a classic drink

2 oz Gin

1 oz Lime Juice

.75 oz Simple syrup

4 Basil leaves

2 Cucumber slices

 

In a shaker, add all the ingredients but Gin and muddle. Add the gin and ice, seal the shaker and shake vigorously. Fine (double) strain into a coupe

and garnish with a slice of cucumber and basil leaf.

Can also be served on the rocks. 

 
 

"Working along side Alex has been one of the most rewarding experiences I have had. Over the year, Alex has taken all the best practices of serveral bartenders he has worked with and made a style all his own. "

Julian Cox, Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises/Soigné Group, Beverage Director

"Alex is a zesty presence behind any bar. His Passion for spirits and cocktails holds no bounds. He's extremely generous with his knowledge with both customer and co-worker alike. And Mr. Beard agrees."

Jim Stewart, Lono, Bar Manager

"He goes the extra mile to make sure his guest have the best experience possible."

Andrei Kissin, Spirts Specialist, Wine Warehouse

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