Sabrina Minks

Danielle Motor

Originally from New Orleans, Danielle moved to New York City at the age of eighteen. She

forged a community working as a baker, and eventually a bar tender at some of New York's most

esteemed establishments. She moved to Los Angeles nineteen years ago, contributed to the cocktail

programs at the Hungry Cat for ten years, curated the beverage program at Petit Trois and was hired to establish her own events and cocktail

program in the lobby at the Chateau Marmont Hotel. Danielle departed her role at Chateau to be part of the opening of the NoMad hotels mezzanine bar in DTLA. Prior to joining forces with Sabrina and launching Sunset Boulevardier, Danielle owned and operated her own bespoke cocktail service Big Shot Motor

Co. for ten years. She currently works in marketing and as an events producer and beverage consultant with Sunset Boulevardier. She is co-writing a cocktail book, and teaches bass lessons locally.

Sabrina has trained with mixologists Freddie Sarkis, Luis Simoes on low ABV cocktail execution and globally acclaimed and recognized bar tender Leo Robitchek. She studied whisk(e)y at Delilah's in Chicago, studied wine at Bar Covell, tended bar at The NoMad Hotel and ran cocktail programming at The Chateau Marmont Hotel. In 2017 Sabrina and Danielle launched Sunset Boulevardier and Sabrina began working as a whiskey educator with Teeling Whiskey and the Bacardi portfolio. Sabrina currently works with Sunset Boulevardier teaching classes, builds out cocktail kits for corporate and consumer gifting, consults on cocktail programming, hospitality and spirits training with The Proper Hospitality Group, as well as executes brand activations and cocktail programming for events. She is also a sommelier and Market Manager with Ultra Luxury Tequila Komos. She is a cat lover and a published poet.

Danielle Motor


Danielle is a beverage consultant and spirits educator with twenty years of experience. She has contributed to programming and led categorical spirits trainings at Los Angeles institutions including the Chateau Marmont, The Hungry Cat and Proper Hospitality. Throughout her time working the spirits industry she has led classes for teams and individuals. In addition to her passion for spirits and hospitality, Danielle is an artist liaison for events tech start up D8E, works with Sweet Gwendoline French Gin, Free Spirits Non Abv spirit and plays and teaches bass in Los Angeles. 

Danielle Motor