Audrey Saunders, widely recognized as one of the pioneers of modern mixology, opened the award-winning Pegu Club in New York in 2005. Through her mentorship, Pegu is largely responsible for spawning a number of the finest U.S. mixologists, and many of Audrey’s innovations have been pivotal in advancing the direction of the beverage industry. Pegu Club has been called “The Harvard of Mixology” by the New York Times, and Imbibe magazine has also named Audrey one of the 25 most influential cocktail personalities of the past century. Audrey is currently working on opening a cocktail school within her hometown of Seattle, WA.
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