Jeremy Oertel

Jeremy Oertel

Jeremy has been bartending in NYC for over 10 years. His craft excelled as a member of the opening staff at Dram, in South Williamsburg, where he was fortunate enough to work alongside some of the most seasoned bartenders in the city. From Dram he was brought on to work at Phil Ward’s beloved Tequila/Mezcal focused cocktail bar Mayahuel for over three years and now currently has a position at award-winning cocktail bar Death & Co. He met Leif Huckman while working at Dram through a mutual friend and signed on to be the beverage director at Donna Cocktail Club, where he currently oversees the cocktail program. Alongside his wife, Natasha David, Jeremy has the consulting company You and Me Cocktails, with which they have helped to set up bar programs for various restaurants, bars, and hotels around NYC, including The GrandLIfe Hotels, Paul’s Baby Grand, Gilligan’s, Dudley’s, Pravda, Berlyn, Schapiro’s Eatery, Dear Bushwick, and Sunshine, Co. He was recently named one of Food & Wine’s top 10 New Mixologists and curated a section in their annual cocktail book. His cocktails have been featured in Esquire, GQ, Details, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Food & Wine, Time Out New York, New York Magazine, The Huffington Post, among others. He has been featured on Mike Colemeco’s Real Food on PBS and was a featured Mixologist alongside his wife on Food Network’s, "Iron Chef America”.