April Wachtel

April Wachtel, a contributing writer at Serious Eats
Location: Brooklyn, New York
Education: Boston University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of Massachusetts Boston, Massachusetts College of Art
Expertise: Cocktails
  • April is a mixologist, cocktail instructor, and recipe developer whose recipes have appeared in Serious Eats, Lincoln Center Kitchen, MetLife Stadium, Whiskey Advocate, Forbes, Greatest, and more.
  • She's the host of the Movers and Shakers podcast.
  • She's the founder of Cheeky Cocktails, a company that offers cocktail mixers, syrups, and juices.


About Serious Eats

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