The Tales of the Cocktail Foundation announced the winners of The 13th annual Spirited Awards®, the Oscars of the cocktail and spirits community, on July 20th at the Orpheum Theatre in New Orleans. The annual awards highlighted the national and international talent who have moved the industry forward this year. Congratulations to all of the 2019 winners and nominees.


Best American Bar Team
Herbs and Rye (Las Vegas, NV)

Best American Cocktail Bar
Attaboy (New York, NY)

Best American High Volume Cocktail Bar
Herbs and Rye (Las Vegas, NV)

Best American Hotel Bar
Compére Lapin (New Orleans, LA)

Best American Restaurant Bar
Dante (New York, NY)

Best New American Cocktail Bar
Katana Kitten (New York, NY)

Best International Bar Team
Licorería Limantour (Mexico City, MX)

Best International Cocktail Bar
Atlas Bar (Singapore)

Best International High Volume Cocktail Bar
Schumann's Bar (Munich, DE)

Best International Hotel Bar
Manhattan at Regent Singapore (Singapore)

Best International Restaurant Bar
Hawksmoor Spitalfields (London, UK)

Best New International Cocktail Bar

World’s Best Cocktail Menu
Trick Dog (San Francisco, CA)

World’s Best Spirits Selection
Atlas Bar (Singapore)

World’s Best Bar
Dante (New York, NY)

American Bartender of the Year
Julio Cabrera - Cafe La Trova (Miami, FL)

Best American Brand Ambassador
Tim Cooper - Ford's Gin (New York, NY)

International Bartender of the Year
Monica Berg - Tayer and Elementary (London, UK)

Best International Brand Ambassador
Joe McCanta - Grey Goose (London, UK)

From entry to executive level, award-winning restaurants nationwide are hiring for a variety of positions, including servers, hostesses, and line cooks, dishwashers, and chefs: