Amy is an award-winning Bar Director with nearly 10 years of experience in the beverage and hospitality industry. Having spent the majority of her career in fine dining, craft, corporate, and high volume bars, Amy has established herself as a well-known industry leader with an eye to innovative presentation and excellent customer experience. She joins the Pullman Standard team with a vision to make it one of the World's 50 Best Bars.

Grounded in a desire to continually push boundaries in cocktail creation, Amy also spends time as national beverage consultant for Rob Floyd Entertainment, where she creates cocktails for cruise lines and large-scale hotel resorts. Additionally, she has been a consultant for 818 Tequila, one of the fastest growing tequila brands in the world. 

Amy's creative passion shows up regularly in national cocktail competitions, where she demonstrates her love of bridging the gap between storytelling and imbibing. Most recently, Amy was a national finalist in cocktail competitions such as The Gentleman Jack Whiskey Sour Classic, Patrón Perfectionists, Woodford Reserve Manhattan Experience, Naked Malt Bar Swap, and Bombay Sapphire’s Most Imaginative Bartender. 

Amy Van Buren

beverage director.