Junior Merino is an internationally known Master Mixologist and beverage entrepreneur. He is founder of The Liquid Chef, Inc. and has made a career from experimenting with cocktails. He has won many awards, worked with well-known celebrities and is featured in food and wine publications, achieving worldwide success. Junior Merino was one of the first Latino pioneers in the Mixology Movement; being Mexican is a huge part of his inspiration and what defines him as a respected Mixologist. Junior specializes in making exotic drinks that tell a story of his background and the places he has traveled. He stresses importance in using the freshest and healthiest ingredients in his creations.
In our exclusive interview we spoke with Junior at Rayuela, a one of a kind freestyle Latino cuisine restaurant in NYC, and asked him about his company and his prospects for the future. Watch the interview!
Here we leave you with one of his famous cocktail recipes:
For updates from The Liquid Chef and exciting new recipes visit: http://theliquidchefinc.com
We had the pleasure of going inside the mind of a master mixologist. He is one of the many Latinos making their way into the mainstream market and getting recognition world-wide. At LatinRecap.com we find Junior’s story inspiring and hope it will be an example to many that have a dream and are working hard every day to make it happen! Do you know a Latino with an inspiring story? If so, email us and tell us their story. firstname.lastname@example.org