The creators of James Bond have done it again with the release of “Skyfall”. In honor of the movie’s premiere, our client Gene and Georgetti teamed up with FOX Chicago Entertainment reporter, Bill Zwecker, to create the perfect James Bond martini.
Bill Zwecker was all laughs on the set of the early morning martini lesson, learning from Gene and Georgetti bartender, Tasos, how to make a martini suitable for James Bond himself. Zwecker looked impeccable in his full tuxedo and martini in hand, no trace of 7 a.m. anywhere on his face. Tasos showed Zwecker how to make the perfect martini from beginning to end, letting Zwecker in on a little known fact: the original martini was made with Gin, not Vodka! What was Tasos secret to making an excellent martini? It must be shaken, not stirred!
In the James Bond film Casino Royale, Bond orders a variation of a martini called the Vesper. Here is how to make a James Bond preferred martini.
- 3 ounces Gordon’s gin
- 1 ounce vodka
- 1/2 ounce Kina Lillet
- Green olives or twist of lemon peel
To watch the full Good Day Chicago segment with Bill Zwecker and Gene and Georgetti bartender, Tasos, click here: Chicago News and Weather | FOX Chicago News