Lora Nefiodchina – F&B Manager at Mandarin Oriental

Meet Lora, F & B Manager at Mo Bar, Mandarin Oriental, Miami. The gift of hospitality aboundsin her blood and has evolved among restaurants. She started her career at 18 years-oldinspired by her mother. “I love the ability to show how I see the world with different flavors” –Lora expresses as a mixologist. She’s the […]

Ray Mozak – Bar Manager Novikov Miami

How did you discover your career? I grew up in a family-owned bar/restaurant that had nothing but chicken wings, burgers, and beer. Nothing really fancy, but I loved the hospitality aspect of it. I started bussing tables and bar backing.  I was also in the kitchen, but where I really felt most at home was […]

Ron Barceló is the First Rum to Reach Carbon Neutral Status

The eco-conscious rum maker received this recognition based on the  Bilan Carbone® License Ron Barceló Dominican rum, recently recognized as one of America’s fastest-growing spirit brands, has been a pioneer for ongoing education and action to climate change through its green-focused production. In honor of Earth Day’s 50th-anniversary theme #ClimateAction, Ron Barceló offers consumers an […]

Feeling Tipsy?

Here’s a list of local Bars and Foundations that can use your help, feel free to donate any amount you can. Your support will be appreciated. USBG  https://bit.ly/3bajVWq  All Day Foundation https://bit.ly/2VwM9ny  Bar Spanglish https://bit.ly/2XCgQKO  Better days https://bit.ly/3anfkit  Broken Shaker https://bit.ly/34BUlXP  Cafe La Trova https://bit.ly/2V61eO6  Esotico https://bit.ly/3enmGpe  Sweet Liberty https://bit.ly/2zeQzYN The Anderson https://bit.ly/2zbi2dS  The Sylvester […]

Local Initiatives worth sharing

The best thing about COVID-19 confinement so far is, undoubtedly, the empathy, support and various relief resources provided by beverage and spirits-related institutions, companies, establishments and people throughout Miami. We at 2ozmag wish to acknowledge and thank all those who have generously spurred movements and aid initiatives in our city. One of the first to […]

Nails and Wine with Allegra

We met up with Allegra Angelo at The Vanity Project nail salon to chat about her long-time twin obsessions: nails and wine.  Hi Allegra, thank you for letting us enjoy this afternoon with you! Let’s start with the basics.  Tell us a little bit about your background: I have been in the hospitality industry my […]

List of Resources for Hospitality workers

There is no doubt that the drastic measures taken to control the spread of Covid-19 have caused great commotion within the community of the hospitality industry, leaving them unemployed until further notice and causing stress and anxiety about their fate. Some restaurants have been able to change their business models to accommodate the latest regulations, […]

David Cid – Azúcar y Limón

On his last visit to Miami, 2 Ounces had the opportunity to talk with David Cid, Master of Rums at Bacardi, about his side project: a podcast and video series called Azucár y Limon, co-founded with Darnell Holguin and Elisa Lopez. Read more about his new venture below.

JC Santana – Beverage Director of L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon and Le Jardinier

“Puerto Rican-born, Miami-bred Juan Carlos Santana started life as a music event production while cultivating a side passion for craft beers and spirits. After experiencing all the highs and lows of life on the road, he went back to school to study hospitality, with the idea of eventually opening a bar”