Paul Markis, formerly of East Boston, has a new book out: The Cocktail Keeper: Recipes and Stories


The Cocktail Keeper: Recipes and Stories, a new book by Paul M Markis, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc.

The Cocktail Keeper: Recipes and Stories is a collection of recipes, stories, anecdotes, and more to entertain the reader. This book will inform the reader about different ways to approach customers to be a successful bartender and make good money doing it! The recipes for many unique cocktails are shared in simple terms that result in delicious drinks. There are also many funny stories about the bar and restaurant industry told from the perspective of an experienced New England bartender who has forty years of memories in the hospitality industry to share.

Courtesy graphic. Paul Markis

About the Author

Paul M Markis, raised in East Boston (and who grew up on Princeton Street), currently resides in Winthrop, Massachusetts. He tended bar at Jeveli’s Restaurant for 25 years and later owned his own restaurant in North Attleboro, MA. He has always been an active member of his community, belonging to many organizations. He loves the creativity of food and beverages in the hospitality industry. In his free time, Markis enjoys kayaking, hiking, axe throwing, and spending time in the outdoors. He is a single guy who is always on the move.

The Cocktail Keeper: Recipes and Stories is a 134-page paperback with a retail price of $15.00 (eBook $10.00). The ISBN is 979-8-88925-413-3. It was published by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. To buy the book visit the author’s online bookstore at