Leading bartender announced for latest of The London Sessions

Erik Lorincz Savoy

One of the world’s leading bartenders, Erik Lorincz, is set to tell his story at the latest event organised for The London Sessions.

Erik, who is head bartender at The American Bar at The Savoy in London, is an innovative and inventive bartender who has helped to maintain his bar as one of the best in the world.

He will be speaking about his life and career and his approach to bartending and drinks on Sunday September 13 at City Social in the City of London from 1pm to 3pm.

Attendance is free but only to those who register in advance by emailing rebekkah@rebekkahdooley.com. The organisers will be accepting RSVPs no earlier than midday on Thursday August 20. Any received before then will not be counted. The maximum number of places per person is two.

It follows the first two of The London Sessions, featuring Sean Muldoon and Jack McGarry of The Dead Rabbit Grocery & Grog in New York City, and Tomas Estes, international tequila ambassador and founder of Cafe Pacifico and La Perla bars and Ocho tequila. The events, which are aimed at the bar trade, became fully booked in a matter of minutes.

Erik previously worked at the Connaught Bar in London but started his career in his native Slovakia working in a bar in Bratislava. With only basic English, he came to London where he started out as a glass collector at Soho club Attica.

He was global winner of Diageo Reserve’s World Class Bartender of the Year competition in 2010. The following year, he was named best international bartender in the Spirited Awards at Tales of The Cocktail in New Orleans and his bar, The American Bar, was named the world’s best hotel bar.

He has also launched his own line of cocktail shakers with Tetsuya Yokoyam called Birdy by Erik Lorincz.

There will be two events for The London Sessions in October as part of London Cocktail Week. Details will be announced shortly on The London Sessions Facebook page.

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