Audrey Fort

Audrey Fort of The Rooster Factory

A multilingual globetrotter, bon vivant, cocktail lover, Audrey is a worthy overseas representative of the French art de vivre.

With a masters degree in English, Russian and international trade under her belt, she spent a first decade exporting and managing French luxury goods such as Cartier accessories or Jean Paul Gaultier fragrances in Europe, Africa and Middle East.

The second decade, spent in Cognac, France, then New York City, was dedicated to creating and developing worldwide a portfolio of multi-awarded spirits (gin, tequila, vermouth, liqueurs…), as well as launching the Gin Connoisseur Program (GCP), a prestigious pioneer on-trade educational program.

In 2015, Audrey co-founded The Rooster Factory, a brand development boutique agency dedicated to the drinks industry, based in Los Angeles.

A respected member of the liquor industry, audrey led and moderated numerous seminars at major international industry conferences such as Tales of the Cocktail, Bar Convent Berlin, Paris Cocktail Spirits, UK’s Boutique Bar Show, San Antonio Cocktail Conference, Thirst Boston…

Audrey is a member of the Tales of the Cocktail seminars selection committee and an academy member of the World’s 50 Best Bars. She was named one of the 300 innovative French talents across the worlds of gastronomy, art, mixology, entertainment & fashion by l’Officiel and Martell, and one of the 100 trailblazing women in the hospitality industry by Hanna Lee Communications.