Bartender: Maria Valvano

NAME: Maria Valvano BAR: Jason’s Pub & Eatery, Scranton FAVORITE DRINK: “Orange Chocolate Martini” — Vodka, creme de cocoa and Cointreau. Rimmed with chocolate and garnished with an orange slice.

Bartender: Tiffany Medeiros

NAME: Tiffany Medeiros BAR: P.J.’s 1910 Pub, Hilton Scranton FAVORITE DRINK: “Passion Pop Rocks Martini” ­Stoli Razberi, Strawberry Pucker, pineapple juice, rimmed with raspberry dessert dressing and Pop...

Bartender: Amanda Pace

NAME: Amanda Pace BAR: Mert’s, Scranton FAVORITE DRINK: “Catnip” —  Bombay Sapphire, Blue Curacao and Sprite. Served in a rocks...

Bartender: Erica Runco

NAME: Erica Runco BAR: Smiler’s Grill and Bar FAVORITE DRINK: “Sour Patch Martini” — Pinnacle raspberry vodka, Pinnacle orange vodka, Pinnacle citrus vodka, strawberry Pucker, lemonade and fresh lemons.

Bartender: Sara Gorman

NAME: Sara Gorman BAR: River Street Jazz Cafe, Plains FAVORITE DRINK: “Crisp Citrus Martini” — Orange vodka, triple sec, sour mix and orange juice. Shake and serve in a martini glass.

Bartender: Tara Kojsza

NAME: Tara Kojsza BAR: The Waldorf Park, Scranton FAVORITE DRINK: “The Scooby Snack”  ­­—  Malibu rum, Madori, pineapple juice and whipped cream. Shake and serve in a pint glass.

Bartender: Kearson Crockenberg

NAME: Kearson Crockenberg BAR: Legend’s Saloon, Dickson City FAVORITE DRINK: Candy Apple Martini — Buttershots, vodka, sour apple Pucker, splash of cranberry, topped with a cherry.  

Bartender: Amanda Amos

NAME: Amanda Amos BAR: Lil’s Bar and Grill, Lake Winola FAVORITE DRINK: The Bloody Cosmo — Absolut vodka, triple sec, orange juice, pomegranate juice and grenadine.

Bartender of the Week: Steph Manweller

NAME: Steph Manweller. BAR: The YKnot Pub and eatery, Elmhurst. FAVORITE DRINK: “The Honey Badger”— RumChata, American Honey, cinnamon and sugar on the rim of glass. Served as a chilled...

Bartender: Morgan Simon

Name: Morgan Simon Why I like bartending: I’m a big fan of sarcasm, so bartending is a perfect fit for me. I love being in an environment where I can be a goof and make people laugh. Bar: McGrath’s Pub & Eatery, Dalton Favorite drink: Absolut vodka, sour apple pucker and cranberry...