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SF’s Best Bar Chefs Competition

On Tuesday, July 1, a select group of SF’s best bartenders battled it out in an Iron Chef-style competition to win the title of Best Bar Chef. The lively event, which took place at the Americano located in the Hotel Vitale, featured fierce competition from formidable bar chefs Ronaldo Colli from Americano, Josh Harris from Five Star Cocktails, and Cody Robertson from Oola and guest judges like of David Nepove, Vice-President of the United States Bartender’s Guild, Steven Oliver, GM of Le Colonial. Guests sipped on cocktails courtesy of Lotus Vodka as they applauded winner Ronaldo Colli. 


Camper English, Erick Castro


Sierra Zimei, Paul Berg


Steven Oliver, Camper English, Rob Bailey, Deborah Parker Wong


Chris Fu, Steven Liles


Steven Oliver, Deborah Parker Wong, Camper English


Jennifer McPhearson, Stephanie Falle


Kathleen Burkett, Arman Avilar


Anthony Black and Rob Bailey


David Nepove, Dave Guest








Nina Oestlien, Jennifer Shalamanov


Jessica Rebeck, Rob Bailey, Melissa Goldstein,  Elizabeth Johnson


Josh Valorosi, Steve Diamond, Daniel Bulti


Ben Holland, Sara Norris


Tanya Colli, George Steeley


Sebastian Arseguel, Josh Harris


Robert Drysdale, Lorena Matiel


Elena Pons, Bernat Bons





Josh Harris


Carolyn Love, Rob Richards