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SF Mixology, LLC

We're revolutionizing the traditional bartending school with interactive software that tracks, teaches, and allows for global expansion.

  • Stage $500K in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Education
  • Location San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded September 2009
  • Employees 3
  • Website

Company Summary

SF Mixology is a successful events company. We educate the public on the new cocktail movement through classes, events, and teambuilding activities. Our customers include many Bay Area start-ups and giants (including Twitter, Google, LinkedIn, Genentech, and more), as well as individuals interested in the bar industry. We are dedicated to producing innovative, unforgettable events, and executing informative, fun classes.


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    Shawn Refoua

    Shawn Refoua has personally instructed over 2,000 people in the art of bartending, and has trained a bartender in almost every bar in SF. A student of behavioral psychology, his understanding of the working dynamics of alcohol and groups allows him to understand bartending methodology and to convey that same methodology to novices and experts alike. The creative force behind SF Mixology, Shawn is at the forefront of cocktail education.

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    Christina Kinney
    Director of Operations

    Cocktail adventurer and events guru Christina Kinney has worked in all aspects of the events and service industry. From intimate settings to major concert spaces, she has deep knowledge of all aspects of events marketing, production, design, and management. Christina has a graduate degree from Stanford University and nine years of experience in corporate finance and marketing, as well as time in the trenches behind bars across San Francisco.

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    Luke Shifflette
    Director of Events

    Luke Shifflette has over a 15 years of experience in operations, staff, revenue, and management. Luke has worked as a bartender and manager in some of The City's busiest restaurants and nightclubs, including Slide, Ruby Skye, Infusion Lounge, Bruno's, and Redford, to name a few. Luke is an seasoned expert on the ins and outs of bar management

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    Ryan Butterfoss

    Ryan Butterfoss is a senior software architect for Electronic Art's global online platform, and a 12 year veteran of the video gaming industry. His credits include building and operating the online infrastructure for some of the biggest franchises in gaming, including FIFA Soccer and the Battlefield series. His software and designs are an integral part in allowing millions of players a day to engage with EA's products online.


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    Liz Shoemaker
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    Michael Shaw

Previous Investors

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    Our management team is invested, but we have had no outside funding.