Dream Job: Inventing Cocktails For A Living

on 10/11/10 at 11:58 am

Spirits

“Ever wonder who came up with the fancy signature drink they pour at your local bar?

I always figured it was the bartender. Or perhaps the owner is sharing an old family favorite with his customers.

Sometimes it’s a little more sophisticated than that. Recently I was invited to a nondescript business park in Mission Viejo – the hiding place of a fascinating industry secret called MarkeTeam Inc. I was led to a classy-looking, well-stocked bar that the public never gets to experience, where I met the cocktail world’s Wizard of Oz.

His name is Brad Horner, and he has the kind of job I would kill for. Horner is a corporate mixologist.”

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