Lauren Paylor

Lauren Paylor

Lauren Paylor 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 as the R&D Production Chef 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 owner of a beverage consulting business LP Drinks Co., a Safe Bars Trainer, and the social media coordinator for Speed Rack.

Lauren was listed on Wine Enthusiast 2021, Global Bar 100 Industry People To Know 2021/2022, and was inducted into the Dame Hall of Fame 2021.

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