Rebecca Riddle

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New York City
New York University, Columbia Teachers College
Bartending Hacks, Cocktail Creation, Restaurant Industry Secrets
  • Rebecca Riddle is a writer, server, and hospitality enthusiast who's been working in various FOH positions for the past ten years.
  • She's obsessed with creating themed beverages and helped develop a literary-inspired cocktail program at the bar where she works in NYC. Her favorite ingredient to add to cocktails is edible glitter since she wholeheartedly believes that drinking is meant to be fun.
  • Rebecca also runs a private event bartending company, where she strives to bring the cocktail bar experience outside of the traditional cocktail bar setting.


As a freelance food and beverage writer, Rebecca is on a mission to combine her love of words and writing with her passion for the restaurant industry. Her freelance writing career spans multiple facets of the culinary world, including restaurant financing, the food technology space, front-of-house issues, and chef biographies. Her work has been featured in publications such as VinePair, Tasting Table, FinImpact, and Broken Glass BK Magazine. She is a veteran hospitality professional who has been working in the world of New York City restaurants for her entire adult life. So, she knows the food and beverage industry inside and out. Since she currently works as a bartender, her favorite topics to write about are those that deal with teaching people how to make better drinks.


Rebecca received her bachelor's degree from New York University where she majored in politics. She then went on to earn her master's degree in international educational development with a concentration in language, literacy, and culture from Teachers College, Columbia University.
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