Jackie Summers is an author and an entrepreneur: founder of Jack From Brooklyn Inc. and the creator of the award-winning Sorel Liqueur. A native New Yorker, he served as an Executive Editor for The Good Men Project for six years. Named “50 Most Influential People in Brooklyn Food” by Brooklyn Magazine, his work has appeared in Edible Brooklyn, Plate Magazine, Wine Enthusiast, Salon, Brooklyn Magazine, BestLife, and Alcohol Professor. He was honored to serve as a judge for the 2018 James BeardAwards, and a judge for the 2017 American Craft Spirits Association.
He’s also an active voice in anti-oppression, and has moderated seminars on inclusion, diversity, and marginalization in the hospitality industry for Bar Institute, Rochester Cocktail Revival, Portland Cocktail Week, and Tales of the Cocktail.