Denaya Jones-Reid

Caterer, event designer, mixologist, and craft cocktail entrepreneur, Denaya Jones has done it all in the Washington, D.C. hospitality scene. She leveraged her extensive background as a bartender and caterer to create a mobile cocktail company called Deestilled, which specializes in bringing the craft cocktail & tasting room experience to people’s homes. In addition to running Deestilled, Denaya is General Manager & in-house mixologist for craft spirits retailer, Seelbach’s. Denaya also curates content for the D.C. based nonprofit, Chocolate City’s Best. Denaya has been featured on NBC 4 Washington, and has competed in and won multiple cocktail competitions, including Chocolate City’s Best, 2018 and the Grey Goose Express Your Cocktail Challenge.