USC Judges

Tyler Hudgens
Tyler Hudgens
Bar Director, Buyer, Educator
Tyler Hudgens

Tyler Hudgens is former Navy brat who now calls Washington, D.C. home. Before joining Liquid Productions, Hudgens ran a variety of beverage programs along the east coast and overseas; her most recent role was as Bar Director of The Dabney (one Michelin star), preceded by her time as Head Bartender of The Columbia Room (Best American Cocktail Bar, Tales of the Cocktail, 2017).

Hudgens is a Bar Ready graduate of Beverage Alcohol Resource (BAR) 5-Day, an active member of both the United States Bartenders Guild and the DC Craft Bartenders Guild, and travels to work and teach with BAR 5-day, Ultimate Beverage Challenge, Barsmarts, Diageo World Class, Life is Beautiful, Tales of the Cocktail, Food and Wine Festival, and The Washington Cup. She enjoys exploring The District with her 10-year-old Golden Retriever, Tucker, himself a lover of patios and not-so-fancy ice.