QUAFF: Old Fashioned
HOME: Washington, DC
Mixologist, writer, and nationally ranked bartenderFeatured in numerous media, including Imbibe, NBC News, Washington Post, Essence, and VinePairCo-Founder, Focus on Health, advocating for health and wellness for the food and beverage sectorCommittee member, Restaurant Workers’ Community Foundation (RWCF)
Lauren has worked many roles in the food and beverage industry, including lead bartender of Drink Co., F&B Manager for Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants in Washington, DC, and most recently as bartender at Silver Lyan at the Riggs DC Hotel. Today, she spends her time creating diverse, inclusive, and equitable spaces through her work with Focus on Health. She is currently the Seedlip Brand Ambassador in Washington, DC, a Safe Bars Trainer, and the social media coordinator for Speed Rack.