Young is the Beverage Director of the Flatiron Room and a whiskey sommelier who regularly conducts in-depth tastings and classes. A certified wine sommelier, she also studied cooking at the renowned French Culinary Institute. She has developed a myriad of award-winning and best-selling cocktails, and is currently engrossed in the crafting of a new beverage menu for The Flatiron Room''s soon-to-open and highly anticipated sister establishment, Fine & Rare.
Dan Q. Dao
Dan is the Deputy Digital Editor at Saveur covering food, drink, travel and style. Previously, he was Digital Community & Commercial Editor at Time Out New York. A proud native of Houston, Texas, he was raised with a profound love for whiskey. He has previously written for Mashable, Liquor.com and Thirsty NYC. When not writing, he can be found running, dancing and working moonlight shifts at some of his favorite cocktail bars.