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Leslie Fickling,  Stoli’s “Most Original Bartender” of Miami, heads to New Orleans for Final at Tales of the Cocktail

 

Stolichnaya® Vodka continued its search for the Most Original Bartender last Tuesday, June 25, in Miami. The second of five multi-city events took place in Miami at FDR at Delano. Featuring three mixologists representing Miami – Leslie Fickling, Karlos Torres and Jean Pierre Belonni, Leslie came out on top, advancing to the finale on July 18 in New Orleans at the 2013 Tales of the Cocktail.
Stoli’s Most Original Bartender seeks unique bartenders throughout eight cities who exemplify great skill and originality in their craft. The grand prize winner receives an all-expenses paid night out arranged by UrbanDaddy and a place in The Official Stoli Cocktail Book.
Whether he's bartending at Lords South Beach or flying to New York to shake up Manhattan events, bartender Leslie Fickling does it all. Based in Miami, Leslie can be found at Soho Beach House, Chalk, and Lords, where he keeps his guests happy with playful and inventive cocktails that use the freshest ingredients.
Leslie’s winning cocktail is the Orange & Peach Explosion:
Orange & Peach Explosion
- 2 oz Stoli Peachik
- 3 dashes rhubarb bitters
- 2 orange slices & lemon slices, muddled
- 2 pinches of sugar
Shake all ingredients together. Pour over ice. Top with soda water.

bartender 1bartenderStolichnaya® Vodka continued its search for the Most Original Bartender last Tuesday, June 25, in Miami. The second of five multi-city events took place in Miami at FDR at The Delano, featuring three mixologists representing Miami – Leslie Fickling, Karlos Torres and Jean Pierre Belonni.

Leslie came out on top, advancing to the finale on July 18 in New Orleans at the 2013 Tales of the Cocktail. The grand prize winner receives an all-expenses paid night out arranged by UrbanDaddy and a place in The Official Stoli Cocktail Book.

Whether she's bartending at Soho Beach House, Chalk, or  Lords South Beach or flying to New York to shake up Manhattan events, Miami-based bartender Leslie Fickling  keeps her guests happy with playful and inventive cocktails that use the freshest ingredients like Leslie’s winning cocktail;  the Orange & Peach Explosion:

Orange & Peach Explosion
- 2 oz Stoli Peachik     - 3 dashes rhubarb bitters     - 2 orange slices & lemon slices, muddled         - 2 pinches of sugar          
Shake all ingredients together. Pour over ice. Top with soda water.