Bismarck-Mandan submitted 50 plus names/nominees to be crowned the best bartender in our cities. When you check out the list you will see a group of hard working people who turn their life,days and nights over to serving up drinks,fun,friendship and memories. It was important for HOT 975 to acknowledge the awesomeness of our bartenders- their attitude,their craft, fast service, bar knowledge, their people and money skills and the magic they make every night.

We asked you to help us narrow the contestants to 9, then to 3 and finally to 1. Roughly 60,000 votes were totaled. You got to know each bartender on the airwaves of HOT 975.

Your winner is not only a great bartender but the type of human being anyone would be lucky to know! Amanda Harsche hails from Captain Freddy's in Mandan and has worked there for 4 years since the bar opened.By day she goes to school at the Hair Academy and at night she's serving up every drink you could imagine with customers from 21-84. Amanda might be serving up 400 shots on the Freddy's bar, mixing the "Feel Good" (see pic below) or serving Bud his PBR. Amanda makes it a point to get to know every person who makes their way to her bar. Bismarck-Mandan we present to you your 2013 HOT 975 & Townsquare Media Best Bartender in Bismarck-Mandan.

Amanda's specialty drink the "Feel Good".
Amanda hard at work!

Amanda will be spoiled by Labelle Salon and Spa, will laugh with Tracy Morgan at the Belle on March 26th and McQuade's Distributing will honor her with the BEST BARTENDER in BISMARCK-MANDAN 2013 banner.

And the WINNER is Amanda Harsche!
Your HOT 975 & Townsquare Media 2013 BEST BARTENDER in BIS-MAN WINNER!

Support your bartenders in Bismarck- Mandan, stop by their bars, take their recommendations, grab a group of friends, tip them well and celebrate how much they make our town rock! CHEERS!