Aaron Melendrez is one of Los Angeles’ most esteemed mixologists. Luckily for those who don’t imbibe he also has some great mocktail recipes. Melendrez prides himself on sourcing local organic ingredients and embracing what is currently in season. His love for the culinary arts was sparked at a young age. As a child he spent a lot time in the kitchen with his grandmother and aunts, learning their techniques and recipes.