Shingo Gokan, Angel’s Share New York City, has created a unique cocktail in honour of the ground-breaking Japanese chef Masaharu Morimoto. If you’re a bartender and there’s an unconventional thinker you’d like to celebrate here’s what you need to know to be in with a chance of winning a very special prize…
G’Vine Perspectives is a unique challenge. Create an original G’Vine cocktail to salute your chosen person – they can be anyone; artist, designer, philosopher, scientist, politician or someone from the drinks industry. They could be from the present or the past. They might be someone you know or someone you just wish you had met. Then make a short video about your chosen person and your serve. If you make the cut you’ll be heading off to France for five days, visiting Bordeaux, Cognac and Paris. The trip includes a visit to a family-run cognac house, a cooking workshop with a Michelin-starred chef, a gin-paired lunch at a top Paris restaurant, a nosing master class with one of the city’s leading fragrance houses, a poolside dinner party and hot air balloon ride.
Created for Masaharu Morimoto, chef
1 part G’Vine Floraison gin
2 parts lemongrass, pineapple and cucumber juice
1 bar spoon lime juice
1 bar spoon sugar syrup
Shake well then strain into a coupe, garnish with dill and spritz with absinthe.
“Basically the Japanese chef is focussed on tradition, which is great, but chef Morimoto he breaks the tradition. He is one of the pioneers of Japanese cuisine.” Shingo Gokan
Entries to G’Vine Perspectives close 10am GMT, Friday 22 May 2015.