Pamela Wiznitzer


Pamela Wiznitzer has a true passion and zest for the industry that is seen and tasted in every drink she serves and also transcends the bar. Since 2006, Pamela has been working throughout NYC and currently can be found shaking things up at The Dead Rabbit down in the Financial District. She has earned honors from her industry peers such as winning Tyku’s 2011 Sake challenge, selected as one of the 20 Diageo World Class 2012 Contestants, a finalist in Pama’s 2011 “Beyond the Glass” competition, and most recently won Bacardi Limited’s “Champions Drink Responsibly” Mocktail competition judged by #1 ranked tennis star Victoria Azarenka. She is an active member and serves as the President of the New York City chapter of the United States Bartenders Guild and works with Prime Produce’s (a non-profit) program “Shenanigans for Charity,” bartending at various venues throughout NYC to raise money for different charities. Pamela is committed to and believes in the continuation of her pursuit of knowledge and is currently working towards a master’s degree in Food Studies, with a concentration on spirits and alcohol, at NYU’s Steinhardt School. Additionally, she presents her research at seminars and conferences and writes for various publications about the spirit and alcohol industry. She has been featured in multiple publications including The Tasting Panel, Bar Business Magazine,, Glamour, The Forward, The Examiner, MetroNY,, and Underground Eats as well as reoccurring media appearances on Vh1, NBC, LXTV, Fox & Friends and BetterTV.