A.J. Rathbun is the award-winning author of Good Spirits, Dark Spirits, Wine Cocktails, Luscious Liqueurs, Party Drinks!, Party Snacks!, and Double Take (coauthored with Jeremy Holt). As a loquacious expert on matters of food, drinks, and entertaining, Rathbun is a frequent guest on the Everyday Food program (Martha Stewart Living/Sirius satellite radio) and is a contributor to magazines such as Every Day with Rachael Ray, The Food Network Magazine, Real Simple, Eating Well, and Wine Enthusiast, among many others. Rathbuns popular cocktail classes at the Dish It Up cooking school in Seattle have been profiled in Traditional Homes magazine. He is a member of the International Association of Culinary Professionals and the Museum of the American Cocktail.