DiscoverThe Indian Startup ShowMinakshi Singh Co-founder & CEO of Sidecar & Speakeasy on building India’s best bar & being featured in the coveted Asia 50 best bars in 2020
Minakshi Singh Co-founder & CEO of Sidecar & Speakeasy on building India’s best bar & being featured in the coveted Asia 50 best bars in 2020

Minakshi Singh Co-founder & CEO of Sidecar & Speakeasy on building India’s best bar & being featured in the coveted Asia 50 best bars in 2020

Update: 2020-09-21
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Minakshi started with an Excel spreadsheet back in 2006. And this year has recently been awarded the best bar in  India , and in Asia’s  50 best bars list of 2020. Amazing achievement considering women working in bars is extremely uncommon. it's a bit  of a  taboo subject. So she talks about how she overcame those challenges. She talks about finding her passion, Working 14-15 hours a day. She  reveals how she got  people in India to drink an Old Fashioned & Whisky Sour’s! What she learned about herself during  lockdown. We talk about  indian’s complicated relationship with alcohol.  And finally she shares her secrets to making a great cocktail. It's truly an amazing story and one that will inspire you as well.

in this conversation we also talk about:

  • How she came up with concepts and themes
  • Building a bar from scratch or buying an established business.
  • Non alcoholic v alcoholic cocktails
  • Favorite cocktails.
  • Dealing with the lockdown.
  • Getting an adrenaline rush from bartending 
  • Why being a bartender is similar to giving a theatre performance .
  • Not taking it too seriously
  • Dealing with bureaucracy 
  • Advice on building your own bar,
  • Getting women into the industry

Links

https://sidecarbarindia.com/

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music by Punch Deck. https://open.spotify.com/artist/7kdduxAVaFnbHJyNxl7FWV

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Minakshi Singh Co-founder & CEO of Sidecar & Speakeasy on building India’s best bar & being featured in the coveted Asia 50 best bars in 2020

Minakshi Singh Co-founder & CEO of Sidecar & Speakeasy on building India’s best bar & being featured in the coveted Asia 50 best bars in 2020

Neil Patel