When the crew got together to decide how they could capitalize on the popularity of OrderFire by creating more content, Peters' name immediately came to mind. A Season 2 OrderFire guest, Peters is an outgoing guy, and his name recognition in the Charlotte culinary and bar scenes made him a shoo-in to host the show. Taylor admits there were plenty of directions OrderFire could have taken for a new series — craft beer, farmers' markets, etc. — but when one of the world's best mixologists is already a friend of the show and willing to help, then craft cocktails is the way to go.
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