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The study or skill of preparing mixed drinks.

mix·ol′o·gist n.


1. (Professions) jocular a person who serves drinks, esp cocktails, at a bar
2. (Electronics) music a person skilled at mixing sounds in recording or live performance


(ˈbɑrˌtɛn dər)

a person who mixes and serves drinks at a bar.
[1830–40, Amer.]
bar′tend`, v.i.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mixologist - an employee who mixes and serves alcoholic drinks at a barmixologist - an employee who mixes and serves alcoholic drinks at a bar
barmaid - a female bartender
employee - a worker who is hired to perform a job
publican, tavern keeper - the keeper of a public house
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While there's no prescribed limit on how many visits a restaurant should tally each year, training only begins with mixologist presentations.
Speakers: Tony Abou-Gamin: Master Mixologist, The Bellagio Las Vegas; Steven Olson: aka winegeek; Dale DeGroff: "King of Cocktails," and author of The Craft of the Cocktail
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It is on every menu, everywhere I travel," says Dale DeGroff, master mixologist and author, Craft of the Cocktail.
IWSB attendees will help narrow the field to the top three Star of the Bar finalists, who will then advance to the final live competition with special guest judges, master mixologist Tony Abou-Ganim, celebrity chef, personality and author Anthony Bourdain, and Todd Richman, Corporate Mixologist, Sidney Frank Importing Company at Restaurants Rock, the official party of the IWSB and NRA Show.
Absinthe aficionados Paul Owens and Paul Nathan have teamed up with Dave Herlong, mixologist at N9NE Steakhouse at the Palms hotel in Las Vegas, on a fun an informative exploration of absinthe and its multitude of uses behind the bar.
Sponsored by The Tasting Panel magazine and led by Tony Abou-Ganim, the Modern Mixologist, these competitions will include:
Americans will have a chance to view the gowns first hand at these soiree events, as well as bid on exclusive Nicole Miller gowns, speak with experts about wedding fashions and taste new champagne cocktail creations for bridal celebrations from a master mixologist.
Celebrity Chef Anthony Bourdain and Master Mixologist Tony Abou-Ganim to Serve on Judging Panel
The 2010 Cheers Rising Stars have been announced, and they include Scott Beattie, San Francisco-based mixologist, author and consultant; Jamie Boudreau, mixologist for Tini Bigs in Seattle; Tad Carducci, New York-based mixologist and consultant of Tippling Bros.
Guests also receive recipes incorporating the sweet stuff from the hotel's culinary team and the resident mixologist.