2013_11_eatercan Eater’s local editors in 27 cities nominated candidates for Bartender of the Year, amongst other non-beverage related categories. Eater readers then voted to narrow the field to a final three in each category. From that final three, the Eater editorial team chose the winner. The Eater National brain trust then got together to decide the national winners for those categories. Nominees and winners alike will be feted at a party tonight in Manhattan. And now, without further ado, the winners across the nation:

=== NATIONAL ===
Bartender of the Year
Winner: Juan Coronado, Barmini, Washington DC

=== ATLANTA ===
Bartender of the Year
Nominees: Greg Best, Paul Calvert, Arianne Fielder, Julian Goglia, Miles Macquarrie
Finalists: Arianne Fileder, Julian Goglia, Miles Macquarrie
Winner: Julian Goglia

=== AUSTIN ===
Bartender of the Year
Nominees: Jason Stevens, Justin Elliott/Rachel DelRocca/Brian Floyd, Pam Pritchard, Steven Robbins, Josh Loving
Finalists: Jason Stevens, Qui Team, Pam Pritchard
Winner: Jason Stevens

=== BOSTON ===
Bartender of the Year
Nominees: Sam Treadway (backbar), Michael Florence (Ole), Kevin Mabry (jm Curley), Emma Hollander (Trina’s Starlite Lounge), Tyler Wang (The Kirkland Tap & Trotter)
Finalists: Michael Florence, Kevin Mabry, Emma Hollander
Winner: Kevin Mabry

=== CHARLESTON ===
Bartender of the Year
Nominees: Hallie Arnold, Jared Lane, Joey Ryan, Kelsey Schulz, Ryan Casey
Finalists: Kelsey Schulz, Ryan Casey, Hallie Arnold
Winner: Ryan Casey

=== CHICAGO ===
Bartender of the Year
Nominees: Justin Anderson, Alex Bachman, Charles Joly, Paul McGee, Mike Ryan.
Finalists: Mike Ryan, Paul McGee, Alex Bachman.
Winner: Paul McGee

=== DALLAS ===
Bartender of the Year
Nominees: Eddie “Lucky” Campbell, Michael Martensen, Brian McCullough, Charlie Papaceno, Gabe Sanchez
Finalists: Brian McCullough, Charlie Papaceno, Gabe Sanchez
Winner: Charlie Papaceno

=== DENVER ===
Bartender of the Year
Nominees: Sean Kenyon, Bryan Dayton, Adam Hodak, Marcel Templet, Mike Henderson
Finalists: Bryan Dayton, Marcel Templet, Sean Kenyon
Winner: Bryan Dayton

=== DETROIT ===
Bartender of the Year
Nominees: Joe Robinson (Bailout Productions), Shane McGrath (The Oakland), Nick Brancaleone (Valentine Vodka), Ian Redmond (Torino), Dave Kwiatkowski (The Sugar House)
Finalists: Shane McGrath, Nick Brancaleone, Dave Kwiatkowski
Winner: Shane McGrath

=== HOUSTON ===
Bartender of the Year
Nominees: Chris Frankel (RDG + Bar Annie), Sheridan Fay (El Gran Malo), Jeremy Olivier (Down House), Alexander Gregg (Goro & Gun)
Cheryl Gibbs (Capt. Foxheart’s Bad News Bar & Spirit Lodge)
Finalists: Chris Frankel (RDG + Bar Annie) + Alexander Gregg (Goro & Gun), Cheryl Gibbs (Capt. Foxheart’s Bad News Bar & Spirit Lodge), Sheridan Fay (El Gran Malo),
Winner: Cheryl Gibbs (Capt. Foxheart’s Bad News Bar & Spirit Lodge)

=== LAS VEGAS ===
Bartender of the Year
Nominees: Craig Schoettler at Aria; Johnny O’Donnell at La Comida; Juyoung Kang at The Laundry Room at Commonwealth; Rose Signor at Atomic Liquors; and Lyle Cervenka at Velveteen Rabbit
Finalists: Craig Schoettler at Aria; Johnny O’Donnell at La Comida; Rose Signor at Atomic Liquors
Winner: Craig Schoettler at Aria

=== LOS ANGELES ===
Bartender of the Year
Nominees: Matthew Biancaniello, Brittini Rae Peterson, Pablo Moix, David Kaplan/Alex Day
Finalists: Brittini Rae Peterson, Matthew Biancaniello, Pablo Moix
Winner: Brittini Rae Peterson

=== LOUISVILLE ===
Bartender of the Year
Nominees: Michael Anderson, Bradley Hammond, Chris Wilkins, Joy Perrine, Susie Hoyt
Finalists: Susie Hoyt, Bradley Hammond, Michael Anderson
Winner: Susie Hoyt

=== MAINE ===
Bartender of the Year
Nominees: John Myers, Andrew Volk, Seth Knowlton, Henry Jost, Christina Klein
Finalists: Seth Knowlton, Henry Jost, Christina Klein
Winner: Seth Knowlton

=== MIAMI ===
Bartender of the Year
Nominees: Julio Cabrera, Gabriel Orta, Liko Miles, Michael Parish, Elad Zvi
Finalists: Liko Miles, Julio Cabrera, Elad Zvi
Winner: Julio Cabrera

=== MINNEAPOLIS ===
Bartender of the Year
Nominees: Jesse Held (Parlour), Nick Kosevich & Ira Koplowitz (Eat Street Social/The Torpedo Room), Pip Hanson (Marvel Bar), Johnny Michaels (La Belle Vie, Icehouse, Union), Dan Oskey (Strip Club).
Finalists: Jesse Held, Nick Kosevich & Ira Koplowitz, Dan Oskey
Winner: Dan Oskey

=== NASHVILLE ===
Bartender of the Year
Nominees: Jeremiah Blake, Ben Clemons, Ed Kolb, Doug Monroe, Matt Tocco
Finalists: Ben Clemons, Doug Monroe, Matt Tocco
Winner: Ben Clemons

=== NEW ORLEANS ===
Bartender of the Year
Nominees: Kirk Estopinal, Kimberly Patton Bragg, Nick Detrich, Chris McMillian, Nathan Dalton
Finalists: Kirk Estopinal, Nick Detrich, Nathan Dalton
Winner: Nathan Dalton

=== NEW YORK ===
Bartender of the Year
Nominees: Eben Freeman (The Butterfly), Kevin Denton (Alder), Tiffany Short (The Library at The Public), Thomas Waugh (ZZ’s Clam Bar), Jack McGarry (The Dead Rabbit)
Finalists: Jack McGarry, Tiffany Short, Kevin Denton
Winner: Tiffany Short

=== PHILADELPHIA ===
Bartender of the Year
Nominees: Phoebe Esmon, Vincent Stipo, Katie Loeb, Lê, Mike Treffehn
Finalists: Vincent Stipo, Lê, Mike Treffehn
Winner: Vincent Stipo

=== PORTLAND ===
Bartender of the Year
Nominees: Tommy Klus (Multnomah Whiskey Library), Blair Reynolds (Hale Pele), Chauncey Roach (Racion), Dave Shenaut (Rookery Bar), Kyle Webster (Expatriate)
Finalists: Tommy Klus (Multnomah Whiskey Library), Blair Reynolds (Hale Pele), Kyle Webster (Expatriate)
Winner: Blair Reynolds

=== SAN DIEGO ===
Bartender of the Year
Nominees: Erick Castro, Ryan Andrews, Jen Queen, Eric Johnson, Ian Ward
Finalists: Ryan Andrews, Jen Queen, Eric Johnson
Winner: Eric Johnson

=== SAN FRANCISCO ===
Bartender of the Year
Nominees: The Bon Vivants (Trick Dog), Tim Zohn (TBD), Zachary Brian Taylor (Ziryab), Russell Davis & Yael Vengroff (Bergerac), Christina Cabrera (Novela)
Finalists: The Bon Vivants (Trick Dog), Tim Zohn (TBD), Russell Davis & Yael Vengroff (Bergerac)
Winner: The Bon Vivants (Trick Dog)

=== SEATTLE ===
Bartender of the Year
Nominees: Adam Fortuna, Marley Tomic-Beard, Anna Wallace, Conner O’Brien, Dennis Brand
Finalists: Adam Fortuna, Marley Tomic-Beard, Anna Wallace
Winner: Adam Fortuna

=== TORONTO ===
Bartender of the Year
Nominees: Aja Sax (The Huntsman Tavern), Dave Mitton (The Harbord Room), Brad Gubbins (SpiritHouse), Sarah Parniak (Cold Tea), Shane Mulvany (The Chase)
Finalists: Dave Mitton (The Harbord Room), Sarah Parniak (Cold Tea)
Winner: Sarah Parniak (Cold Tea)

=== VANCOUVER ===
Bartender of the Year
Nominees:Buck Friend, Danielle Tatarin, Jay Jones, Robyn Gray, Lauren Mote
Finalists: Buck Friend, Jay Jones, Robyn Gray
Winner: Jay Jones

=== WASHINGTON DC ===
Bartender of the Year
Nominees: Adam Bernbach, Chantal Tseng, Jon Harris, Juan Coronado, Owen Thomson
Finalists: Chantal Tseng, Jon Harris, Juan Coronado
Winner: Chantal Tseng


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