JAPAN FOUNDATION SEMINAR SERIES:
Cocktail ‘Art of Liquid’ Travels from Japan: Talk and Demonstration with Nakamura Mitsuhiro
Fully Booked | Admission Free.
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The event in the Hall is fully booked but it is still possible to register for the Zoom livestream.
The Japan Foundation London hosts special talk and mixology demonstration featuring Nakamura Mitsuhiro, the first Japanese head mixologist at the Churchill Bar, Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill.
During the event Nakamura talks about his career and demonstrates his ‘art of liquid’ in which he mixes various types of alcohol with Japanese ingredients such as shiso or yuzu.
After his demonstration, selected members of the audience can try to make their own new cocktail by mixing the ingredients available for the event. Cocktails made will be reviewed by Nakamura himself and other audience members alike.
This event is held as part of The Japan Foundation Seminar Series at Japan House London organized by the Japan Foundation with support from Japan House London.
Please note that guests must be over 18 years old to participate in the making or tasting of alcoholic drinks. Any guests who appear to be under 25 years old will be asked to show proof of age.
About the Speaker
Born in Tokyo, Nakamura graduated from Tokai University. He currently works as head mixologist at the Churchill Bar, Hyatt Regency London - The Churchill, and previously worked as head bartender at Peter Bar, The Peninsula Tokyo. He is a winner of the Chivas Regal, Bombay Sapphire and Patrón Perfectionists cocktail competitions. In 2017, he was the first Japanese presenter at Tales of the Cocktail, the world's largest bartender symposium, where he spoke about Japanese-style service based on chadō (Japanese Way of Tea). Since then, he has held seminars and guest bartended in France, Russia, Saudi Arabia and other parts of the world. He studied chadō under Shibusawa Reisen at the Reisenkai Japanese Traditional Culture School. He currently holds an instructor’s permit and received the name ‘Soju’. He published his first book, Designing Yourself (Jibun wo dezain suru), in 2021.