The Tales of the Cocktail Foundation announced the winners of The 14th annual Spirited Awards®, the Oscars of the cocktail and spirits community, on September 24th via a live stream, virtual event. The annual awards highlighted the national and international talent who have moved the industry forward this year. Congratulations to all of the 2020 winners and nominees!

 

Best American Bar Team presented by William Grant & Sons
Café La Trova (Miami, FL)

Best American Brand Ambassador presented by Tales of the Cocktail Foundation
Robin Nance – Beam Suntory

Best American Cocktail Bar presented by Pernod Ricard
Pacific Cocktail Haven (San Francisco, CA)

Best American High Volume Cocktail Bar presented by Diageo Bar Academy
ABV (San Francisco, CA)

Best American Hotel Bar presented by Diageo Bar Academy
The Spare Room at The Hollywood Roosevelt (Los Angeles, CA)

Best American Restaurant Bar presented by Woodford Reserve
The Silver Dollar (Louisville, KY)

Best New American Cocktail Bar presented by Elijah Craig
Silver Lyan (Washington DC)

Best International Bar Team presented by House of Angostura
The Connaught Bar (London, UK)

Best International Brand Ambassador presented by Tales of the Cocktail Foundation
Camille Austin – Casa Lumbre Spirits

Best International Cocktail Bar presented by Tequila Fortaleza
Native (Singapore)

Best International High Volume Cocktail Bar presented by Beam Suntory
Licorería Limantour (Mexico City, Mexico)

Best International Hotel Bar presented by Tales of the Cocktail Foundation
Scarfes Bar at the Rosewood Hotel (London, UK)

Best International Restaurant Bar presented by Tales of the Cocktail Foundation
Sober Company (Shanghai, China)

Best New International Cocktail Bar presented by Perrier
Kwānt – London, UK

Best Cocktail & Spirits Publication presented by Tales of the Cocktail Foundation
Half Full

Best Cocktail & Spirits Writing presented by Tales of the Cocktail Foundation
‘Janee: Where is She Now’ by Aaron Goldfarb for Punch

Best New Cocktail or Bartending Book presented by Tales of the Cocktail Foundation
The Martini Cocktail: A Meditation on the World’s Greatest Drink, with Recipes by Robert Simonson

Best New Book on Drinks Culture, History or Spirits presented by Tales of the Cocktail Foundation
Last Call: Bartenders on Their Final Drink and the Wisdom and Rituals of Closing Time by Brad Thomas Parsons

Best Broadcast, Podcast or Online Video Series presented by Tales of the Cocktail Foundation
Whisky Cast

Best New Spirit or Cocktail Ingredient presented by Tales of the Cocktail Foundation
Tequila Fortaleza Winter Blend 2019

World’s Best Cocktail Menu presented by Perrier
Atlas Bar (Singapore)

World’s Best Spirits Selection presented by Beam Suntory
Amor Y Amargo (New York, NY)

 

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: