Darrel Loo

Darrel Loo Originally from Malaysia and known for his passion for creativity and hospitality, Darrell Loo prides himself on precision and technique. Midwest regional winner of the Woodford Reserve Manhattan Experience in 2017 and the winner of Omaha Pour Perfect Plymouth Gin Cocktail Competition in 2018, Loo has played a role in bringing beautiful cocktails to the Kansas City beverage scene. Loo is currently the bar manager at Waldo Thai, his current and former positions as bar manager and head bartender at several local cocktail bars, have allowed him to cultivate knowledge in spirits, cocktails, and providing guests with the most positive experiences. Loo finds satisfaction in repaying the generosity and kindness of his patrons in fun and creative ways: through attentive service and through spirits & cocktails.