Design director and award-winning illustrator Dave Stolte heads the collaborative boutique studio Wexler of California, providing creative services to the restaurant, bar, and liquor industries. Clients have included Disney, Pernod Ricard, Campari America, Marnier Lapostolle, Rémy Cointreau, Smuggler’s Cove, The Bon Vivants, Lush Life Productions, Haas Brothers, Terranova Spirits, Las Joyas del Agave, Dirty Sue, Consortium Holdings (San Diego), Conversion Concepts (Spokane), and Verging Hospitality (Santa Monica). Countless bars and restaurants across the country have relied on his work.

He was featured in Imbibe magazine’s “Design Issue” of March/April 2016, and he is the author, illustrator, and publisher of Home Bar Basics (and Not-So-Basics), twice nominated for a Tales of the Cocktail® Spirited Award as “Best New Cocktail Book.”