White Bear Lake’s Best Bartenders

21 Oct 2020


There’s an art to being a good bartender — it takes a certain mix of personality and capability, as well as a dash of je ne sais quoi. White Bear Press readers voted: their top choices for best bartender in the city are listed below. 

Winner: Derek Malchow, Roma Restaurant and Brewery

Derek Malchow has worked at several of the most notable bars and restaurants in the area, but Roma Restaurant is the place that feels like home. 

“I enjoy the company of people, my regulars,” he said. “If I can be a positive attitude for somebody, that’s all I’m going for.” 

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