Who | Basel Kawar
Where | Toronto, Canada
Current Bar | Ricarda’s
Favourite Spirit | Bartenders don’t pick favourites 🙂
Favourite Juice | Pineapple
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Martinez
Favourite Part of the Job | Creating new things and meeting new people.
Favourite After Work Drink | Crisp, cold, beer.
Favourite at Home Drink | Clarified Milk Punch
Favourite bar in the world | Cocktail Bar (Toronto)
Best known for | Was once a club promoter
Best story from behind the wood | Finding out that my home bartending experience allowed me to take on a 150 person open bar like a champ. My arms felt like they were going to fall off at the end of the night. I stirred at least 200 Old Fashioneds that night.
What do you collect? Amaros
Favourite thing about your city? Diversity
What was the last photo that you took? Drawing of bar well I need designed for the bar I’m opening
Where was your last vacation? NYC
Any claims to fame? I know a lot about tea infusions. Hope this will make me famous one day.
Red or White? Depends on what I’m eating.
Cointreau or Grand Marnier? Cointreau
London or Paris? Haven’t been to either yet. I’m sure I’d enjoy both. I’m curious to visit ECC in Paris.
Glass or Tin? Tin