Name Dustin Haarstad
Occupation Bartender and Beverage Director
Location Seattle, WA
Bartender and Beverage Director
Dustin Haarstad is the founder of the cocktail consulting company Blind Tiger Cocktail Co. He has worked as a bartender in prestigious bars across the United States, including Seattle’s Canon and Naka. Dustin is an ambassador for Tequila Fortaleza and has competed in many contests such as the Manhattan Cocktail Classic.
Currently, Dustin works at the four-time James Beard Award-nominated Canon: Whiskey and Bitters Emporium. Alongside Jamie Boudreau and the Canon crew, Dustin has developed an understanding and respect for the cocktail world, immersing himself in cocktail culture, knowledge and craft. He is passionate about the historic, innovative and delicious.
Dustin is a Certified Spirits Professional of the United States Bartenders Guild, a Certified Mezcalier Level II, and a Cicerone Certified Beer Server.
When not behind the stick, you can find him immersed in his passion for music, literature, and traveling.