Christtian Hurtado, bartender at Mezón Tapas Bar & Restaurant in Danbury, was selected for the 2015 Cocktail Apprentice Program (CAP) at Tales of the Cocktail (TOTC)in New Orleans, Louisiana, which took place in July. The grueling program offers bar professionals the “experience of a lifetime to work with the best of the industry,” said Hurtado. The CAPs work long hours for the four-day industry event that draws thousands. “Everything we do at Tales is always helping someone; teamwork makes the dream work,” said Hurtado. “It’s really hard work, but I can’t wait to apply for Tales of the Cocktail 2016.”
Photos courtesy of Christtian Hurtado.