Author and Designer
Dave Stolte is the author, illustrator, and publisher of “Home Bar Basics (and Not-So-Basics),” along with co-author Jason Schiffer. Previous editions of the book have been nominated by Tales of the Cocktail as “Best New Cocktail Book,” curated by The Museum of the American Cocktail in New Orleans, and included in Imbibe magazine’s Holiday Gift Guide. The book is available at homebarbasics.com and select retail nationwide. He also runs the creative studio Wexler of California, providing creative services to the hospitality and liquor industries. He's known for his menu and merchandise work with Disneyland Club 33, design and illustration for dozens of liquor brands, bars, and restaurants, and for his whimsical "Drinkify Me" series of cocktail portraits.