Profile: John Pomeroy
From The Alcohol Professor
John has had the opportunity to work with and learn from world-renowned chef Cal Stamenov, and sommelier Mark Jensen, formerly of the Highlands Inn. Today, he is able to blend his educational training and passion by working as a spirits advocate and educator, consultant, brand ambassador and journalist. His work has been featured in several magazines, and he recently wrote the cover story for Bar Business. He regularly contributes to seminars and training sessions at cocktail events the world over.
NoteStreams By John Pomeroy
For anyone who works in hospitality or hospitality-related fields, the debate about Genetic Engineering (GE), specifically Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) is likely at the center of many a conversation; both with colleagues and customers. The debate is also at the center of many food justice forums, and no matter what side of the debate one’s loyalties rest, one thing is certain: there are extremely intelligent people with solid arguments on both sides.
Since beginning work with Purity Vodka (2012 NY International Spirits Competition medal winner) as their national brand ambassador in 2010, one of the most commonly asked questions I’m asked is, “Is it gluten-free?” Myths about alcohol are as common and as numerous as the people who drink it, and I for one have often wished that there was a definitive test that could set the record straight. Here you'll learn what you need to know.