Bartender Biographies

CARLA RIVERA, HAKKASAN

CARLA RIVERA, HAKKASAN

Rivera plays an active role in the local market as Secretary of the MIAMI United States Bartender Guild Chapter and has competed in several cocktail competitions.
DANIEL LOVE, MICHAEL MINA 74

DANIEL LOVE, MICHAEL MINA 74

Daniel Love is a cocktail connoisseur, beverage consultant and aficionado, mixologist, and above all else, a bartender at heart.
Michael Yoder-Vanegas, Scarpetta

Michael Yoder-Vanegas, Scarpetta

For the past five years, Yoder-Vanegas has elevated his knowledge of mixology with the restaurant’s outstanding wine selection and limitless hand-crafted libation offerings.
camilo tavera, stripsteak by michael mina

camilo tavera, stripsteak by michael mina

At StripSteak by Michael Mina, Tavera maintains a classic bar concept with a contemporary twist, using only the finest quality product.
Hector Jimenez, Bleau Bar

Hector Jimenez, Bleau Bar

As lead bartender at Bleau Bar, the hottest bar in Miami Beach, Jimenez is responsible for training employees so they can thrive in a fast paced, high volume venue.