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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Wednesday, March 1, 2006

Search on for cocktail consultant

Advertiser Staff

Do you shake and stir? Know your manhattans from your mojitos? Smirnoff is looking for a cocktail consultant. The new hire will research cocktail culture across the country and write up two Smirnoff Cocktail Trend Reports. "We're looking for a dynamic, innovative person to help us continue our tradition of being at the forefront of the cocktail revolution," said Mark Breene, vice president of the vodka maker. So what should aspiring drink consultant gurus have on their resume? Knowledge of mixology and the culinary arts and a general passion for entertaining and all things epicurean. Applicants must be 25 or older. Application deadline: April 1. To have an application mailed to you, call (888) 217-4454. Oh yes, the salary for the one-year stint? A cool $100,000.

—Advertiser Staff



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