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Movers and Shakers with April Wachtel

Jan 21, 2020

Today’s guest is Mariena Mercer Boarini. Mariena is a second generation Las Vegan and a ten year veteran of the industry. Excelling in alchemy, and with a focus on experiential cocktails, Mariena oversees cocktail creation for The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Mariena has been featured on The Food Network, Esquire Magazine, Saveur Magazine, Tastemade, and various other media outlets. She has been named “Top Bartender in Las Vegas” and one of the “Top 10 Female Bartenders in the World.”

In the episode today we discuss:

  1. The power of yes
  2. Balancing creativity and business in a high volume setting
  3. Being a mother working in the bar world
  4. What Mariena looks for when hiring staff,

…and so much more. 

It was such a pleasure having Mariena on the podcast and hope you enjoy the conversation. 

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