Chad Spangler, Washington Post Express’ Best Bartender of 2012 and Bombay Sapphire/GQ DC Regional Most Imaginative Bartender 2013, runs the Opium Den at Chaplin’s Restaurant on 9th & P NW. He is Director of Operations of The Menehune Group, a beverage consulting company with Glendon Hartley, Kevin Rogers, and JP Caceres. Chad is also co-founder of Closed Sessions, a music production & events group. Graduating from GWU in 2011 with a degree in Finance, Chad began his career with Founding Farmers/Farmers Restaurant group with whom he was employed for just under 5 years.
Published: February 1, 2015