Katie Stipe has been fortunate to work in some of New York and the world’s most beloved cocktail bars. She learned her craft at Flatiron Lounge over ten years ago where she joined the ranks of talent that helped pioneer the modern cocktail movement. She later rejoined her mentor, Julie Reiner, in the opening of Clover Club in Brooklyn. She has flourished in bar concepts with spirit and region focused programs like the agave-centric Mayahuel & directed a Northern European-inspired beverage program at Vandaag. She’s worked behind the stick at some Brooklyn favorites such as The Shanty, Prime Meats, Long Island Bar & Grand Army. For the past five years, Katie has been a resident mixologist for Diageo Global Spirits Co. where she assists in corporate training, recipe development & special events.
Katie has had her work featured in numerous publications: PDT Cocktail book, Sherry, Imbibe, Cocktails on Tap, The Craft Cocktail Party, Mr. Boston, A Proper Drink, and The NY Times. She enjoys globe-trotting, Sherry, Spain in general, natural wine, 3 ingredient classic cocktails, craft beer, humble bartenders who can hustle, effortless hospitality.