Feisser Stone Barlingual Owner

FOUNDER & CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Feisser Stone

Feisser@Barlingual.com

Feisser has made a name for himself from NYC to LA, by serving up cocktails at some of the most acclaimed programs in the country. Places include Felix Trattoria, Scopa Italian Roots, Hinoki & The Bird, Ace Hotel Rooftop and Cafe Habana. As the founder and creative director of Barlingual, Feisser lives and breathes hospitality. He has built the bar programs at the Wallis Center for the Performing Arts and the Mosaic Hotel in Beverly Hills, Darrow's New Orleans Grill, El Nopal in Los Angeles and Madre Mezcaleria in Torrance. When he is not elevating bar programs, he can be found exploring the hospitality scene in Los Angeles. He believes in demystifying cocktails and spirits. Emphasizing the joy of curating an experience, giving everyone who’s interested in cocktails the ability to be Barlingual. 

 
 
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BAR CONSULTANT

Abigail Richie

Abi@Barlingual.com

Abigail is a stalwart of the Westside LA bar scene, having worked at pivotal restaurants and bars such as Baja Cantina, Santa Monica Enterprise Fish Co., O’Brien’s, Main on Main and Chaya Venice. Recognized as a leading and influential head bartender, Abigail has been responsible for leading bar programs that reflect the unique, astute and highly discerning LA bar scene. Her skills in developing and designing new and innovative cocktails that reflect current trends and seasonal availability, whilst maximizing cost-effectiveness, has ensured that her skills are much sought after. With her passion and skills for training, mentoring and exemplary leadership, Abigail has developed a true bar scene following.

With extensive hands-on experience leading Barlingual’s bartending teams for complex and high profile LA events, including SAG-AFTRA inspiration awards with Lady Gaga and Harrison Ford, The LA Film Festival, Entertainment One, Delta Airlines uniform launch, AFIPO, show premieres for TNT, and the landmark event BCRF – LA Goes Pink, Abigail is a dynamic, results driven and committed event professional.

Deon Serrant

EVENT SPECIALIST

Deon Serrant

Deon@Barlingual.com

Deon is a new arrival on the LA events scene, having made a name for himself in the NYC event world as a passionate, energetic, and client-focused events expert.

Over the years, he has worked closely on events with prominent NYC figures such as Marie-Josee Kravis, Jerry Speyer, Anna Wintour, as well as other high profile elite clients and trustee boards.  Corporate clients have included Deloitte, Bloomberg, Bank of America, BNY Mellon, UBS, Tishman Speyer, Vogue, Gucci, Chanel, LVMH, Cartier, and Van Cleef Arpels.

Deon’s skills delivering events on budget, whilst exceeding his client’s expectations, mean that he was a much-recognized events professional on the east coast. His attention to detail, coupled with his strategic planning, and client liaison skills along with an impassioned sense of customer service has enhanced his success. From red carpet events, to small exclusive private media-free soirees, Deon has the skills and experience to plan, execute and deliver first class events from initial planning to the final execution.

 

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DJ | Music Curator

Aaron Bickes

Info@Barlingual.com

Aaron is the ideal 1:1 ratio within Mixology. Having both a passion for mixing cocktails and mixing music, it’s clear what’s most important to him: The Vibes.

Having spent ten years in Los Angeles, Aaron started his hospitality career as a server within the Hillstone Restaurant Group. Shortly thereafter, he worked his way behind the bar, receiving his formal craft cocktail training while at The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.  Aaron also led the cocktail programs of La Bohéme, 1212, and Estrella, as well as aiding in the opening of Farmhouse at the Beverly Center. His most recent venture was in management at the Venice hot spot Wabi-Sabi located on Abbot Kinney.

 Aaron is also an accomplished DJ and music curator. Born and raised in Detroit, his musical ideology is deeply rooted in the iconic sounds originating from the Motor City: funk, soul and R&B. He is also well versed in Open Format, which also includes 80s, Pop, House, Hip Hop and Top 40. He has performed in restaurants, lounges, hotels and nightclubs, as well as curating private and corporate events. Past and present venues include: 1212, Estrella, MA Lounge, Neuehouse, The Rose Room, Mrs. Fish, Perch, and The Kimpton Everly Hotel among others. Notable clients include: Gucci, AEG, KLEAN, For Freedom International, AlphaSquad, Spotify, and Blockchain Beach.