Ted Kilgore is a 17 year veteran of the bar and spirits world. Passing the B.A.R. with BAR Ready certification in 2007, Ted went on to manage beverage programs at the internationally recognized Taste by Niche. 2013 brought the opening of Planter's House in St. Louis, where he is proprietor and Beverage Director. His cocktails have been published in numerous publications such as Bon Appétit, Esquire, Mr. Boston Guide, San Francisco Chronicle, The Wall Street Journal and many more.