Rob Floyd is one of the most recognized names in the cocktail industry.
With over 25 years experience, he is largely hailed as one of the best mixologists in the world. As a notable cocktail guru, he is featured in the hit show Bar Rescue, cited in publications worldwide like Esquire, Maxim, and People Magazine. He has also written and appeared as an industry expert for a variety of media outlets including the Wall Street Journal, Times of London, CBS, and Fox. If you ask him personally, he will tell you his greatest niche is his ability to create luxury cocktails that are both accessible and inspiring.
His focus on history and story combine with under-the- radar ingredients to create not just a cocktail, but an adventure in a glass. After designing drink menus for the Oscars, Emmys and Grammys and creating and rewriting famed programs like The Bazaar and the Library Bar, Rob went on to found RX Liquid Chef, of which he is the current acting President. RX Liquid Chef focuses its efforts on consulting with top restaurants and casinos across the globe, working to implement world-class drinks and team-based service. He also used it to create a one- of-a- kind theatrical show, Cocktail Theatre, where he dazzles audience members with the magic of molecular techniques as well as tales and stories that create indelible experiences through drink.
When he’s not behind the bar in research and development mode, you are most likely to find him on the road with his show in Chicago, New York, China, or Vietnam. Rob feels very privileged to work in the Food and Beverage industry and approaches his work with a rare sense of responsibility. He hopes that by inspiring a belief in the all-around experience of drinking to change the way people approach alcohol, empowering them to appreciate the whole moment, to engage in a process and a passion, and to relish the adventure. Sip Boldly.