ASCOT AWARDS TASTER

Denaya Jones

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 operations director & 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.