Hemant Pathak: Junoon
Published on 31 Jan, 2023
Raised in the foothills of Himalayas. Hemant began his journey in hospitality at the Taj Palace, Delhi. After winning the Diageo world class, he moved to what he calls his home now, New York. General Manager to an acclaimed Indian establishment called Junoon. Hemant is an award winning mixologist who draws his inspiration from the spices. Whether it’s his Mumbai Margarita or Masala Rye, Hemant is constantly fusing cultures through his cocktails. Adrian Abraham speaks to Hemant about how Diageo world class changed his life, the lessons he learnt from being homeless in New York and how he managed to establish himself as an award winning mixologist.