by BEVERAGE TRADE NETWORK

The Judges

Daniel Susko

Head of Bars at Annabel's and The Birley Clubs, London

"With over 16 year of experience in hospitality industry ranging from high-street fast paced bars, neighborhood favorites to multisite high profile hotels and iconic one of the kind venues. Determination and passion for the industry opened doors to some of the most prestigious and well-known brands such as Soho House, Sushi Samba and Duck & Waffle. Additionally leading senior operational teams aimed at venue openings and brand development across UK, Netherlands, France, Lithuania and the US.

Currently Head of Bars at Annabel’s, arguably one of the most elegant clubs in the world, part of globally recognized  - The Birley Clubs Group. Establishment holds 9 exceptional bars with top-tier spirit selection backed with creative cocktail offering. Bespoke events, individualized approach to members and brands we work with.

When not working, enjoys travelling, a match of football and outdoor activities. All balanced with a good read and a stiff martini or a dram of whiskey, naturally..! “