Knack Bartending Basics

More than 400 Classic and Contemporary Cocktails for Any Occasion

Book Description

About Charming, Cheryl

Cheryl Charming is one of America's leading mixologists and top cocktail celebrities. While skilled and knowledgeable in the classics her passion lies on injecting a sense of creative fun and light-heartedness to all spectrums of the cocktail culture. Her colleagues and fans have dubbed her the “Martha Stewart” of the modern cocktail culture.

Cheryl is the author of nine related books. For twenty-eight years she tended bar around America with the bulk of her experience being on a cruise ship in the Caribbean and at Walt Disney World.

Cheryl also writes cocktail related articles, works as a cocktail consultant, and hosts national cocktail events. She is a member of The Bartenders Guild ( and The Museum of the American Cocktail ( She has maintained her extremely popular website since 1998.