Suzy Critchlow is the Head Bartender at 2017 Spirited Award winning 'Best American Cocktail Bar' Columbia Room. She has been a force in the beverage world, most recently as the winner of Joseph Magnus Distillery’s 'Most Remarkable Bartender' 2016 and as a top ten finalist in the 2017 National Sherry Cocktail Competition. Before joining Drink Company, Suzy managed the bar at Top Chef alum Mike Isabella’s flagship Italian restaurant, Graffiato, at both their Washington, DC and Richmond, VA locations. Suzy got her start in cocktails as Lead Bartender at Rogue Gentleman, an award winning restaurant and cocktail bar in Richmond, Virginia. She has over seven years of experience behind the stick. Originally from Harrisonburg, VA, Suzy now enjoys life in DC with her adorable dog Bandit and is also a certified bicycle mechanic.