Zagat has released its first-ever “30 Under 30” list for the New Orleans market, and we’re beyond thrilled to have Mammoth’s Maria Degtiarenko holding down the barista spot amid a field of rockstars in the Nola food and beverage scene.

From the front of the house, to behind the bar and inside the kitchen, these young superstars are at the front lines of one of the most exciting food scenes in the country.

Maria has been killing it from opening day, and we’re proud to have her talents recognized here in New Orleans, a city with such a rich history in food and drink. In addition to preparing awesome beverages, Maria plays an important role in ensuring Mammoth delivers a consistent, high level customer experience.

Read the full write-up at, then swing by to have Maria craft a drink for you!