Thomas Bene

Thomas Bene

Who | Thomas Bene
Where | Toronto, Canada
Current Bar | Festivals, Private & Corporate events. Next location TBA
Past Bar(s) | Soho House Toronto, Buca, Auberge du Pommier, NAO Steakhouse
Favourite Spirit | Armagnac
Favourite Juice | Verdita
Favourite Classic Cocktail | The Last Word
Favourite Part of the Job | That rewarding smile after the first sip…
Favourite After Work Drink | I don’t know what you mean, I NEVER have a drink after a shift 🙂
Favourite at Home Drink | Rose de Provence
Favourite bar in the world | The Little Red Door (Paris)
Best known for | My French charm
Best story from behind the wood | The day I served NOT a vesper to Pierce Brosnan.

What do you collect? Bone fractures and scars
Favourite thing about your city? Construction, everywhere, all the time… this city is like an obstacle course !
What was the last photo that you took? An X-ray
Where was your last vacation? Bordeaux France, home sweet home!
Any claims to fame? I can do a mean bird whistle.

Belt or suspenders? Depends on the gig, I can rock both!
Fernet or Cynar? Sorry I don’t speak Italian. Did you say Suze?
New Orleans or New York City? Haven’t been to either, but I guess I’d enjoy the French Quarter…
Glass or Tin? Punch bowl & ladle

Are you available for freelance gigs? ABSOLUTELY! it’s my favourite thing to do: I can turn someone’s kitchen island or patio into a cocktail bar any day!
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