Introducing the 18 Semi-Finalists for the Casa Dragones Jamming Sessions 2023 Edition. This year, Casa Dragones asked our bartender community to introduce themselves with a cocktail. Now it’s your chance to meet them and help Casa Dragones determine which of these incredible bartenders will earn their spot as one of the Top 8 Finalists to compete at the live Jamming Sessions Finale. The 8 Finalists will travel to the home of Casa Dragones in magical San Miguel de Allende, Mexico for a spectacular experience with riveting cocktail challenges at the Finale from on May 4th and 5th.
Now, we are giving you the opportunity to help decide who makes it to the Top 8 Finalists – head to Casa Dragones instagram page – @casadragones – and support your favorite Semi-Finalist with views, likes, comments and shares now through April 15th. Their social media score will be added to the Judges scores to determine the eight Bartenders headed to San Miguel.
The 18 Semi-Finalists were decided by judges – Yana Volfson, National Beverage Director of Casa Mata Group and José Luis León, Beverage Director of RitualH and Bar Manager at Limantour, and Fabiola Padilla, Founder and Owner of Bekeb Bar in San Miguel de Allende. We must say, all of these cocktails look truly amazing! Now it’s your chance to help decide the 8 bartenders who will make it to the final round in Casa Dragones’ hometown of, San Miguel de Allende, to compete live at the grand finale of Jamming Sessions. Head to Casa Dragones instagram page – @casadragones – and be a special guest judge by supporting your favorite cocktail with views, likes, comments and shares now through April 15th.
Go Support Your Favorite Semi-Finalist for Casa Dragones Jamming Sessions 2023
- Tim Baer (@timjbaer) – Hell’s Kitchen Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, United States “My Kryptonite!” Cocktail – Click here to Support
- Erin G Birmingham (@erin.gabriella) Le Salon Cocktail Bar, New York, United States – “Ackee, Aquí!” Cocktail – Click here to Support
- Héctor Andrés Galarza Jiménez Arias (@andre.de.louise) – Mestizo, Baja California Sur, Mexico – “Overthinker” Cocktail – Click here to Support
- “This Is Me” by Nicolas Medicamento (@doctor.cocktail.uk) – The Savoy, London, United Kingdom – Click here to Support
- Jorge Arturo Castillo Hernandez (@arturo_jch) – Casa Altero, San Luis Potosí, Mexico – “Even Flow” Cocktail – Click here to Support
- Harry Wright (@wrightandleft) Service Bar, Washington D.C., United States – “Dunes on the Cape” Cocktail – Click here to Support
- Jonathan David Stanyard (@thebittergringo) – The Bitter Gringo Co, Washington, United States -“A Proper Start” Cocktail – Click here to Support
- Edoardo Nono (@edoardonono) – Rita & Cocktails, Milan, Italy – “Mi Casa Su Casa” Cocktail – Click here to Support
- Javier Omar Piñon Pérez (@creme_au_pignon) – “Persigo Tiempo” Cocktail – Malix, Mexico City, Mexico – Click here to Support
- Bryan Canales (@mr_effn_b) – Baby Jane, Miami, United States – “Dragona” Cocktail – Click here to Support
- Aranza Gálvez (@aara_galvez) – Pujol, Mexico City, Mexico – “Rengoku” Cocktail – Click here to Support
- María Fernanda Mendez Lopez (@fernandaloo__) – Aéreo Cafe Bar, Quintana Roo, Mexico – “Moots” Cocktail – Click here to Support
- Bertario Martinez (@betomtz23) – The Restaurant, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico – “Origen” Cocktail – Click here to Support
- “Take a Hike” by Jon Schott (@Jon_schott4thepeople) Misha’s & Riff Raff Drink Co, Virginia, United States – Click here to Support
- Juan Francisco Mendoza Bustos (@wrestlermendoza) – Moloko, Guanajuato, Mexico – “Necio” Cocktail – Click here to Support
- Nick Shea (@osheaman8) – Le Salon Cocktail Bar, New York City, United States – “Cheat Sheet” Cocktail – Click here to Support
- Maria Kyriaki – Tsaf Seafood Chalkida, Mykonos, Greece – “Yasmine” Cocktail – Click here to Support
- Achilleas Emmanouilidis (@axilleas777) Namas All Day Homemade Habits, Evia, Greece – “Bloody Rita” Cocktail – Click here to Support
Follow @Thirsty and Tequila @casadragones on Instagram for all the latest updates on Jamming Sessions 2023 Edition.
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