A San Francisco native, Julio Bermejo is the beverage manager at Tommy’s Mexican Restaurant and a highly regarded expert on tequila. Tommy’s Mexican Restaurant has made the Top 50 Bars in the world list in the inaugural year of the list 2009 and also 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017 and 2018. NO other bar outside of NY has made the list so often from the United States. In 2016, Tommy’s received the Tales of The Cocktail World’s Best Spirits Selection award. Julio received his first lifetime achievement award in 2014, the Helen David Award. In 2017, he received his second lifetime achievement award, the first ever Industry Icon Award from Drink International, Top 50 Bars in London. Julio holds a degree in Political Science from the University of California at Berkeley.


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