Jay Reingold is the Bar Manager of The Modern. Jay oversees menu development, bar operations, and is responsible for conceptualizing all of The Modern’s cocktails. Previously, Jay led the bar team at The NoMad and contributed to their multiple accolades, including being named No. 3 World's Best Bar in 2018. An artist by training, they were first introduced to the world of craft cocktails upon receiving Speakeasy: The Employees Only Guide to Classic Cocktails Reimagined from a fellow bartender. They are inspired by seasonality and like to work in tandem with the kitchen to create cohesive menus. Jay is a native of New Jersey and on days off, likes to cook elaborate meals and spend time with family in Jersey City.