Meet Yvonne, The Journey finalist from Sweden!
1- Tell us about yourselves and where you work
My name is Yvonne Tran and I am working at Corner Club in Stockholm.
2- Who do you look up to in the drink industry?
Everybody I have worked with in the past who has, one way or another, taught me something !
3- What are you doing when you are not behind the bar?
I'm just trying to discover new things, meet new people, watch Tarantino movies and enjoy life.
4- Tell us briefly about the idea behind your Linie cocktail
For me Linie and other aquavit, has been something you shoot after a big meal or during holidays. I wanted to make a drink, which was soft and delicate, a bit sweet and something to enjoy all year around.
5- When was your first meeting with Linie aquavit? Tell us about it.
When I still lived in Småland, celebrating midsummer.
6- What do you like about mixing cocktails with Linie aquavit?
The softness of the aquavit, the sherry and vanilla notes.
7- Why did you join Linie – The Journey competition?
I just started to work in a bar again in Sweden, so I thought it would be a good challenge for me.
8- What is your next project after the competition?
Pushing the new menu at Corner Club and make the place rock!
9- Without giving anything away, what is going to impress to judges during the final?
The surprise element of the drink...
Thanks for answering our questions, and good luck !