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
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