Dan Rook

A certified cicerone, Rook has spent the past five years transforming South Water Kitchen into a drinking desitination for locals and tourists alike. His whimsical cocktails combine fresh and housemade ingredients with unique spirits. 

We've got ties and vests on back here, but I try to keep it as down-to-earth as possible.

Dan Rook, has accepted the following awards




Andrew Clark

After spending a decade in IT consulting, you could say that a cocktail is in order. During the day, Andrew works as a Pre-Sales Technical Specialist at k2 and at night running ChicagosNext NFP an organization helping students and professionals learn new technology. 

History, at times, is fascinating to me but to be able to recreate history is what keeps me buried in these craft cocktail books and asking these bartenders for guidance. It is a gift to be able to pass their stories on to my friends and family. 

Andrew, not as decorated as Dan, keeps himself busy with the following projects: