MENTORS IN COCKTAIL
Found 6 Mentors.
Why I want to be mentor: I consider myself a Wine Evangelist and love to teach about wine and food
Lesson Learned: Wine enhances all aspects of life, friends and family
Tip: Great wines don't always have big price tags
Why I want to be mentor: I\'m not lying, I love a good beverage!
Lesson Learned: More does not equal better, just stronger:)
Tip: Vodka, gin, tequila, rum and bourbon, a good basic start to any bar, and cheaper is not always better.
Why I want to be mentor: I\'m the go-to bartender girl whenever anyone has a party, and my dinners and cook outs are always highlighted by creative drinks. The only downside to that is that I can sometimes get stuck by the blender, instead of in the pool! Guess that\'s a good reason to put in a pool bar!
Lesson Learned: Always check the seal on your blender. Nothing is worse than wasting a good margarita on your curtains!
Tip: Keep a wine diary! If you enjoy trying new wines, it's the best way to keep track of your likes and dislikes. Jot down the name, date, your impressions and reviews, maybe even paste in the label. This is great if you are forgetful like me!
Why I want to be mentor: I love doing what I do, and I have a blog called The Drink Almanac which I keep updated with recipes and will be adding a glossary and other items soon
Lesson Learned: I have learned patience
Tip: "The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched-they must be felt with the heart.
New York, NY
Why I want to be mentor: it's a natural instinct to want to help those in need of a good libation.
Lesson Learned: fresh juice makes all the difference, ALWAYS stir your martinis.
Tip: unless you like to chug your martinis, keep the dirty ice on the side.
Why I want to be mentor: I think with my experience of blending and creating new flavors can actually help those who are new to making cocktails with or without liquer
Lesson Learned: Crushed Ice is best when making cocktails. It makes everything blend and even taste better.
Tip: make your own simple syrups- use a variety of juices to do so