Lynnette Marrero is a New York City, NY-based bartender, mixologist, philanthropist, and overall, a superstar known for co-creating the world’s first all-female speed bartending competition, “Speed Rack”, with our mutual friend and Stir Crazy alumni, Ivy Mix. She is widely regarded as one of the pioneer female cocktail-specific bartenders in the industry. Lynnette is currently the bar director at Llama Inn and Llama San, which serves a playful take on the Peruvian-Japanese cuisine known as Nikkei. Lynnette is the recipient of numerous awards including, 2009 James Beard Honoree Women Mixologists; Imbibe 75’s industry people to watch 2013; Food & Wine, Fortune Magazine‘s Most Innovative Women in Food and Drink 2015, Wine Enthusiast’ Mixologist of the Year 2016, Tales of the Cocktail Foundation 2019 Spirited Awards Best Bar Mentor, and more. Lynnette was also the inaugural Honoree at the Dames Hall of Fame at Tales of the Cocktail.