Taneka Reaves

Taneka Reaves and Johnny Caldwell, listed among Imbibe Magazine’s ‘75 People to Watch in 2018’ and named two of Charleston's 50 Most Progressive, are the dynamic duo known around the globe as the curly-haired Cocktail Bandits. These full-time Charleston Beverage Ambassadors met at the College of Charleston, and now, with their booming hospitality business and self-titled Cocktail Bandits blog, promote female empowerment through advocacy for the food and beverage community from a feminine, urban perspective. Their highly anticipated book, ‘Holy Spirits! Charleston Culture Through Cocktails’ features over 50 original recipes, was published the summer of 2018.