Mariano Coc, bartender at The Placencia Hotel & Residences, won the prestigious title of "Bartender of the Year" and his winning drink "Placencia Treat" was dubbed as "Belize's best new signature drink for 2006.
Additionally, Mr. Coc
was awarded a trophy and a $500 cash prize.
Enrique LunaDefending champ and second place winner, Enrique Luna of Victoria House in San Pedro
was slightly edged out by Coc
3. Bartender of the Year 2006, Mariano Coc of Placencia Hotel.