From the most interesting perspective of alcohol you have ever seen, professional mixologist Yangdup Lama presents a singularly exclusive view of the evolution of mankind’s favorite ‘poisons’ and the immense process of creativity that is involved in the art of mixology. Now, you’ll know why James Bond asked for his drinks ‘shaken, not stirred!’
Yangdup Lama is a mixologist and entrepreneur who heads the ‘Cocktails and Dreams’/‘Thirsty Three Hospitality’ bar and beverage consultancy company, along with a commercial bar (a Modern Speakeasy) and bartending school for aspiring professionals. Originally hailing from Darjeeling, he began his career with the Hyatt Regency, New Delhi and is currently working as a consultant and trainer for the beverage industry, including United Spirits, Pernod-Ricard, Bacardi, Diageo and Angostura. He was adjudged the Indian Bartender of the Year in 1996 and received the Asia-Pacific ’30 Under 30’ award in 1997.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx