On the road to the High Museum of Art‘s 1st mixology event, Highball, we meet Atlanta resident, Jonathan Turner. Before becoming the Beverage Director at Grain Spirits + Food, Jonathan worked as a photographer, a woodworker, as well as dabbling in the real estate industry. Five years ago he added bartender to his skillset. He has worked at some of Atlanta’s well known establishments such as, 7 lamps, 1 Kept, and Tavernpointe. On February 18th, Jonathan will represent Grain with an amazing craft cocktail sure to be a crowd pleaser. Check out Jonathan’s rapid fire answers then head to the High Museum of Art and purchase ticket to the Highball so you don’t miss out!
What time did you get up this morning?
What did you have for dinner last night?
1st alcohol that touched your lips.
Gordon London Dry Gin
Describe your job in one word.
Describe your job in one cocktail.
Name a historic person you would like to make a drink for.
What would you make?
Stuck in a Barrel
Popcorn or potato chips?
What’s your mixologist superpower?
Ability to see everything.
Cocktail request that makes you roll your eyes.
Nothing really. I give the people what they want, and then something extra.
Bartender or mixologist?
Cocktail that represents Atl
Mimosas or Bloody Mary?
(Shows tattoo of mimosa on finger)
Cocktail snob or nah?
Favorite menu item at Grain
Best midnight snack.
Does Whiskey count?
Advice for aspiring bartenders.
Shut up, keep your head down, and listen.
Where: Margaretta Taylor Lobby, High Museum of Art
1280 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
When: February 18, 2017, 7:30pm-11:00pm