Please welcome a familiar face you are likely to meet at our Broadway and Chelsea locations. John has been a part of Chalait family for almost two years and is our Beverage Director. Apart from working behind bar, he manages these locations, helps control quality and is to blame for most of our interesting matcha and coffee drinks on the specials menu.
John comes with a lot of experience and for him, hospitality industry creates a fun and engaging work environment where he is able to meet a lot of new people. His new position as a Beverage Director, as John says, “is a challenging but rewarding experience”. His passion lies in learning and it encourages him to research, explore and experiment with different flavor pallets.
It is peach season right now, so John wanted to find a way to bring that seasonal flavor to our menu. So this week we are introducing our new special drink, Peach Sparkling Cold Brew. John came up with a very balanced, easy to drink and refreshing beverage. The peach complements the coffee very well with its mild sweetness, which balances out the bitterness from the cold brew and adding richer body to the drink. There is still caffeine in the drink from the cold brew, but it is combined with the sweetness of the peach.
P.S When John is not at Chalait, he enjoys spending time outdoors, hiking the mountains and exploring new views.
Pro Tip: His favorite drink is an iced coffee, but you don’t want to miss his shot of a Single Origin espresso.