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Carlos Soto

Mexico City
Carlos Soto began bartending with Oceana Clubs in the UK in 2007 while studying law at Cardiff University. After choosing to focus solely on a professional bartending career, Soto moved to Vancouver and developed his craft in several top cocktail bars in Canada including The Keefer Bar, Pidgin, Casita Bar, and Notturno. Upon returning to México, Soto has had the good fortune to be behind the stick at Licoreria Limantour and Felina Bar, to design a prohibition style bar program at Jules Basement, and is currently managing the world renowned bar program at Maison Artemisia. His work has been featured in magazines, newspapers, blogs and television including, but not limited to, Forbes USA, Eater NYC, El Universal, El Financiero and Esquire. He was awarded the 2013 Bartender of the Year by Sunday Bar School in Vancouver, is a Canadian Professional Bartenders Association (CPBA) member, and a member of the Tales of the Cocktail's Cocktail Apprentice Program working both Tales on Tour: Mexico and in New Orleans, 2015.

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