yusef austin | The Vendry


Yusef Austin a native New Yorker since 1998, has shaped some of the world’s most iconic hotel & restaurant bars. From opening the Boom Boom Room at the Top of the Standard under Andre Balaz to head of mixology curating the cocktail menus for restaurant empire BrGuest and Chefs Club by Food and Wine. Yusef is referred to as the Rockstar Mixologist by Colin Cowie and has fuelled his cocktail parties and guests for every type of event all over the world from Gstadd to South Africa. Yusef also delivered spirits education all over the city as Brand Ambassador for Elit by Stoli and currently for the artisanal Mezcal brand Tres Papalote with Cheech Marin. Yusef is now working with Wellness brands including Prima making CBD drinks and mocktails and hosting Virtual Cocktail Classes together with his business partner and wife Nandini Austin.