Rich Wood's signature style and cutting-edge cocktails combine to make him one of the world's most exciting bartenders. As Global Head of Drink Development for Orange Brands Management, Rich oversees the development of ever-changing drinks programs across the globe, as well as creating new brands and products for the group. His flavour-pushing creations can be seen in SUSHISAMBA in London, New York, Miami Beach and Las Vegas, Duck and Waffle in London and Duck and Waffle Local (also in London). As an international award-winning bartender, Rich is at the forefront of cocktail development and a key figure in bridging the gap between the worlds of food and drink. His social media channels are awash with inspirational, mouth-watering creations and can be followed @the_cocktailguy.
"Master Mixologist" - The Daily Telegraph"Imaginative, daring and flying the flag for the savoury-beverage trend"- Harper's Bazaar"The drink industry's answer to Heston Blumenthal" - Square Meal"Pioneering Bartender" - City A.M.