You're out for them with pals, you need one after a long day, you celebrate with one. They go together with food, they sometimes take the place of food, and we judge them on the same merit.
You can buy them bottled or make them from scratch. They can be iconic and they can tell a story. They can be a loud focal point or a subtle backing track.
At their very best, they are delicious, simple, elegant and delivered with speed and grace.
First impressions count. They lay the foundation for your perspective. Well-delivered ideas taste better, feel better and bring more people back to the party.
Getting that crucial initial interaction right can make the difference between a repeat purchase or a cold shoulder.
Venues, working practices, packaging, narrative, serving suggestions and all manner of tricks are designed to help your product get it right first time, and every time!
Aren't so crazy once they're live and delivering your message; They're also scary! It's much easier to leave well alone.
For every ten wild ideas maybe there will be one that sticks. If it's truly wild, chances are no one will have attempted it before. Lucky you!
With the right partner - suitably imaginative and up for an experimental scrap - a weird idea can become a belief, can become a fully formed plan, can become a grand achievement.
BESPOKE RECIPES. BRAND ASSETS. BRAND PARTNERSHIPS. DRINKS TECH. EVENTS. INSPIRATION. MENU CREATION. NARRATIVE DEVELOPMENT. NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT. ON-TRADE ADVICE. SUSTAINABILITY. TEAM TRAINING. TREND INSIGHT. VENUE OPERATIONS. VISUAL MEDIA.
Shake things up, enhance what makes you great already, gain a new perspective.
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Collaborate with a highly skilled network to deliver outlandish ideas and excellent drinks.
PARTNERS / PREVIOUS WORK
Based in East London. Celtic in nature: Irish roots, grown in Scotland.
A love for wild ingredients, wild ideas and anything sure to put a smile on your face create a drive to work with teams dedicated to delivering great experiences.
Holding a science degree, growing up in a hugely hospitable family and a decade spent delivering drinks for the best venues and brands in the world. These experiences and more have shaped a belief in making the best option the easiest option. Financially, ethically, deliciously. Not only best for the consumer, but best for their setting and best for the product.
Along with operational expertise in opening and running venues, the last several years have seen him work with some of the UK (and world's!) best known bars & restaurants, provide innovation insights, present ideas on sustainability and advise start up brands both by himself and as lead for the Mr Lyan Studio team. With some creative, analytical design and fancy footwork ideas come to life to help clients, consumers and colleagues rethink "normal".
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