Audio | Jacob Tschetter

Jacob Tschetter is the kind of guy that draws you in with his warmth and authenticity from day one. So much so that I vividly recalled our conversation as he served drinks in the lobby of The Benjamin Hotel in Manhattan… two summers ago!

We met up on a quiet Saturday morning in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn, before the brunch crowd awoke, and made our way to the sultry European-inspired cocktail bar Barely Disfigured (

He talks about his ‘former life’ working in social services, the importance of creativity, and how the bar opened up a new world for him.

Jacob Tschetter at the cocktail bar Barely Disfigured in Brooklyn| Carolyn Adams