- Award Winning Bartender - Chef - Educator - Consultant -
Bombay Sapphire Most Imaginative Bartender NYC Winner 2017
NYC Winner 2017
Luis Hernandez has displayed his passion for the industry since 2002, his culinary cocktail style has been recognized in the industry for his creative use of ingredients and techniques. He began his work in the kitchen before moving to the bar just shy of his 21st birthday. He has been in New York since 2013 and is the former Head Bartender at Seamstress on the Upper East Side.
As an active member of the USBG, Luis earned the NY titles in 2017 for Bombay Sapphire’s Most Imaginative Bartender and Bacardi Legacy’s winner. With a huge emphasis on learning and education Luis has gone on to teach at the Bar Institute, USBG Regional Conference, Tales of the Cocktail, Bowery Collective and others as well as creating his own techniques to push the boundaries of normal flavor.
Luis has been featured in a number of publications including GQ magazine, Buzzfeed, Wall Street Journal, the Infatuation, Thrillist, Imbibe, Business Insider, Wine Enthusiast and others, as well as appeared in Fox and Friends, Cheddar TV and People en Español.