starMixologist Heats the Bar Scene
Sipping styles abound in Maui with bartender specialists, wine connoisseurs and mixologists infusing timeless elements and refreshing twists to the beverage scene. At The Westin Maui Resort & Spa, bartender specialist Fred (Freddie) Sconfienza is introducing lots of shrub (vinegars) using tropical fruits as well as Lavender Bitters to spice up the bar scene. Freddie was awarded the title starMixologist for the third consecutive year at the 2015 Sales Kickoff organized by Starwood Hotels & Resorts (The Americas), with over 3,000 attendees. No stranger to the world of mixology, his key to his continued success includes his innovative and artful touches as well as in-depth understanding on designing a winning cocktail that has the perfect balance, flavors and depth.