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Stephen Kurpinsky raising the bar at Hundred Proof

Stephen Kurpinsky raising the bar at Hundred Proof

From the iconic George’s at the Cove in La Jolla to neighborhood hotspot Hundred Proof, bartender Stephen Kurpinsky continues to bring his inventive cocktail style to thirsty San Diegans.

In the restaurant business since age 15, Kurpinsky’s passion for the craft is apparent as both a mixologist and President of the San Diego chapter of the United States Bartenders Guild. As new Beverage Director of Hundred Proof he is reworking classic cocktails, bringing in guest bartenders for special events, and debuting a unique lineup of brunch cocktails entitled “Saturday Morning Cartoons.” With a Fruit Loops Ramos Fizz, Rice Tikis, and Crunch Berry Clover Club on the menu, it’s sure to be a...

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