Patrick Bauman

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University Of Arizona
Crockpot Cooking, Barbecue, Specialty Cocktails
  • Patrick is the co-owner of Dr. Bartender, a company specializing in high-end private bartending.
  • He has worked as both a line cook and waiter in the fine dining space.
  • Born in Kansas City, he is obsessed with all things barbecue – especially burnt ends.


Patrick has woven writing into all parts of his career path, from technical writing for software companies to marketing for outdoor brands. He edits a weekly journal for fly fishing brand Colter Backcountry and regularly publishes personal essays about life in the outdoors. He joined Alb Media in 2023, where he combines his love for food and words as a writer on the Today Meal News team.


Patrick graduated from the University of Arizona in 2019 with a bachelor's degree in English and economics.
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