Tal Nadari has been an internationally renowned mixologist from Holland who now leads Lucas Bols Spirits U.S.A. Inc.
The son of an Israeli restaurateur, Nadari was raised in the food and spirits industry and began bartending at a young age. After graduating from college with a degree in Communications and Marketing, Nadari worked as a bartender and bar manager at several bars and clubs in Holland before accepting a job at Mme. Jeanette, Amsterdam’s premier international cocktail bar in 2001. Mme. Jeanette quickly became an international hotspot, revered for its upscale, innovative cocktails and talented bartenders. Already considered one of the best cocktail shakers in Amsterdam, Nadari created over 60 cocktails for Mme. Jeanette.
In 2003, Nadari joined forces with Sporkslede to create The Fabulous Shaker Boys, a consultant firm focused on all aspects of the spirits industry. In addition to creating cocktails for The Netherlands’ most exclusive events, the firm developed strategic marketing plans, training programs and bar designs for high end bars, clubs and hotels. Nadari also organized international competitions and programs for numerous spirit brands, such as Schweppes, BOLS and Remy Martin’s acclaimed Bartender Style Masters.
Starting in 2008 as the Vice President, Marketing for Lucas Bols in the U.S., Nadari uses his extensive knowledge of the spirits industry and experience with both off and on-premise accounts to increase sales and brand awareness for the Lucas Bols portfolio containing Bols Genever and Bols Liqueurs, Galliano and Damrak Gin. He is known for his Genever knowledge and his insights in the spirits industry’s global trends.