2017 Spirits of Mexico Judge


Atlanta, GA

COMPANY: Empire State South

Hugh Acheson’s Restaurants


INSTAGRAM: @kellie_thorn

Kellie Thorn has always been drawn to the hospitality industry. Entering the restaurant industry over sixteen years ago and bartending for the last thirteen, Kellie, born in Atlanta, GA and raised in various cities along the Southern coast, has received considerable critical recognition for her talents and skills. After passing the BarSmarts Advanced Program in 2008 and finding inspiration in the noteworthy beverage programs at neighboring restaurants during her early bartending days, Kellie developed a keen interest in classic cocktails.