His “nouvelle cuisine” cocktails are made from first concentrating fresh ingredients to be revealed through the mixture. Each cocktail offers a calibrated attack, developed palate and persistent finish, to be adapted to the clients’ particular taste.
His Place: True to his reputation as “One Barman Show,” Grégory Hazac shows his talents in his own bar, 29 rue Vineuse in Paris. In the heart of the 16th arrondissement, this 50s-style, speakeasy-inspired bar features a cozy décor of wood panels and velvet, bringing to mind the prohibition, jazz and classic casinos. However, its approach to the cocktail as a basis for conversation and loyalty is indubitably modern.