Former World Class Global Winner (2014), Charles is a lifelong food and beverage professional. He has received a wealth of industry praise, including being named as one of Bon Appétit‘s 10 Most Influential Bartenders. He has showcased his talents at high-profile events including Oprah’s 25th Anniversary Party, the Grammys, the Emmys and the Academy Awards. Most recently the master mixologist and entrepreneur founded Crafthouse Cocktails, a line of premium bottled cocktails. He also co-designed a collection of barware with an industry leading designer and manufacturer; Crafthouse by Fortessa.