Charlotte Voisey revolutionized the London cocktail scene with her bar, Apartment 195. On this HRN Community Session, Leah Eden chats with Charlotte about the upcoming Manhattan Cocktail Classic. Learn how Charlotte moved from behind the bar to working with William Grant & Sons. How has cocktail culture abroad changed the way that Charlotte thinks about hospitality? Hear about the resurgence of cocktail lovers in America, and how the inclusion of unusual ingredients is defining a new age in the bar. What spirits are some of Charlotte's favorites, and hear Charlotte give Leah some mixology tips! Should you shake or stir? Find out on this special HRN Community Session! This program has been sponsored by Hearst Ranch, and thanks to Knifeshow for today's music.
"The most valuable thing I've learned from traveling is having been inspired by the hospitality of different cultures. At the end of the day, what we do is part of the service industry." [8:30]
-- Bartender Charlotte Voisey