May 30, 2023


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Welcome to Eat Local New York, the podcast that celebrates the vibrant culinary scene and showcases the incredible stories of local food entrepreneurs. In this captivating episode, we dive into the world of distilling with our special guest, Chris Uyehara from Last Shot Distilling. Join us as we unravel Chris’s fascinating journey, from his humble beginnings to becoming a renowned distiller. Discover how his passion for spirits ignited and learn about the pivotal moments that shaped his career. In this episode, we delve into Chris’s background and origins, exploring how his upbringing and cultural heritage influenced his approach to distilling. We also explore his extensive experience in the food service industry, gaining insights into the intersection of flavors, craftsmanship, and hospitality. As an extra treat, we dive into Chris’s exciting adventure on the popular show, Master Distiller, where he showcased his skills and creativity on a grand stage. Learn about the challenges, triumphs, and valuable lessons he gained from this once-in-a-lifetime experience. Last Shot Distilling, helmed by Chris, is a testament to his dedication to crafting exceptional spirits. From meticulously selecting the finest ingredients to employing traditional techniques with a modern twist, Chris’s distillery embodies the essence of artistry and innovation. Tune in to this episode of Eat Local New York and be inspired by Chris’s passion, creativity, and unwavering commitment to producing outstanding spirits. Whether you’re a spirits enthusiast, a food entrepreneur, or simply curious about the behind-the-scenes world of distilling, this episode promises to be a captivating exploration. Don’t forget to subscribe to our podcast for future episodes featuring incredible local food stories. Share this episode with your friends and fellow food enthusiasts, and let’s continue to support and celebrate the remarkable individuals who make our local food scene thrive. 🎙️ Listen to the Eat Local New York Podcast: