How To Keep The Chefs Happy

How To Keep The Chefs Happy

It’s rare that one would move to another country purely because of how it looked in a movie. Our guest did just that and it only took the perfect job opportunity to tempt him to return to the UK.

Jack Sotti, Senior Tanqueray Gin & World Class Ambassador at Diageo, fell in love with New Zealand after seeing the Lord of the Rings films. He bought a one way ticket to Auckland and, after wangling his first bar job, his career took off.  After moving to Melbourne, Jack’s star continued to rise, winning Australia’s Bartender of the Year at the Diageo Reserve World Class Australian finals in 2015. Now he’s back to London, working with World Class, as well as, representing Tanqueray Gin in the UK, most of the most popular gin brands in the world.

On this episode, you’ll discover:

  • How he made chefs happy
  • What other Lush Life guests he competed against in cocktail competitions
  • What made him notorious in New Zealand
  • What did he learn at Eau De Vie
  • How to make Jack’s Nocellara Gimlet

Don’t miss out on any Lush Life episodes!

You can get this and all future audio files automatically downloaded to your mobile device easy. If you’re on iOS, you can listen on Apple Podcast. It’s easy to Google Podcasts or Spotify too. Or click the player or link above to listen to just this episode. (But trust me, you’ll want to subscribe!)

If you live for Lush Life would you consider supporting us by buying us a coffee… Just go to buymeacoffee.com/lushlife and you can donate once or monthly to make sure we are still here every Tuesday.

Lush Life Merchandise is here – we’re talking t-shirts, mugs, iphone covers, duvet covers, ipad covers and more covers for everything!  and more!

Theme music for Lush Life is by Stephen Shapiro, and used with permission.

Lush Life is always and will be forever produced by Evo Terra and Simpler Media Productions.

Download the audio file

Disclaimer: Some of these posts contain affiliate links. I may receive compensation if you click on these links and buy something, but, don’t worry, it won’t cost you a dime!

Related Posts

How To Make An Espresso Martini Colombian Style

How To Make An Espresso Martini Colombian Style

After a few years in New York, our guests today were craving a good-old fashioned brunch. They also saw there was no place in their new home of Cartagena serving this very American of meals. They hit on something and now a second Época Espresso […]

How to Make the Perfect Italian Negroni

How to Make the Perfect Italian Negroni

How many bartenders were inspired by Enzo Ferrari? Danilo Tersigni, our guest today, was the first one I’ve met. His impetus for creating VII Hills gin was for it to become the perfect Italian lifestyle brand, remembered forever in the annals of history like the […]



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.