Los Angeles, CA

Luke has worked in the bar industry for over 10 years.  Working behind the bar as a barback, bartender, bar manager and a consultant. Having worked for the famous 213 group he was introduced to the art of mixology at a young age.  Learning and studying behind reputable people such as John Colthrop and Steve Livigni.  Luke was introduced to craft beer courtesy of David Watrous while creating the cocktail menu for Steingarten. Together they were some of the first in LA creating beer cocktails.  Today you can enjoy a cocktail crafted by Luke at two westside venues. Areal which is located in Santa Monica.  The other westside location Plan Check is slated to open early 2012.  Luke specializes in creating cocktails on the fly based on guests spirit and produce choices.