Blending Perfection: Haute 5 Mixologists in Miami

Gabriel Orta, The Florida Room

Master Mixologist of the Florida Room in Miami Delano Hotel and co-founder of BarLab consulting service, talented bar chef and entrepreneur Gabriel Orta concocts award-winning cocktails at this Miami hotspot. Quickly becoming known in bar industry for his work in molecular mixology, Orta suggests his refined variation on the Margarita for the haute reader, the Blossom Rita:


3/4 oz honey blossom water (half honey, half water and a splash
of orange blossom water)

1 ½ oz Reposado tequila

3/4 oz lime juice

Splash of champagne

Garnish: rose petals or edible flowers

Put the tequila, lime juice and honey in a shaker, add ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a martini glass, top with champagne and garnish with rose petals or edible flowers.

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