Meet Alex Kraktena, the award-winning bartender at the Artesian bar at The Langham London. Some of his accolades include winner of The Worlds Best Cocktail Menu at Tales of the Cocktail (2011), and International Bartender of the Year (2012). Artesian, under Kratena’s helm has also won “Best European Bar at the Cocktails & Spirits Awards in Paris, and has been deemed The Worlds Best Bar” by Drinks International Magazine.
Kratena is also the bartender who made us a gin martini that we actually enjoyed enough to finish to the last drop. No small feat there.
We caught up with Kratena at the Langham Pasadena where he unveiled his latest concoction, The Social Club, a limitedHotelChatter –