Who | Alessandro Aureli
Where | Toronto, Canada
Current Bar | Buca Yorkville
Past Bar(s) | Corvo Torvo, Milan. Closed and forgotten 🙁
Favourite Spirit | Gin
Favourite Juice | Bergamot Orange
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Hanky Panky
Favourite Part of the Job | Explain the story of Amari to Guests. Challenge myself with Seasonal cocktail program.
Favourite After Work Drink | A simple lager
Favourite at Home Drink | Vermouth & soda
Favourite bar in the world | I’ll give you three: 1930 (Milan), Dead Rabbit (NYC), Shake (San Benedetto del Tronto AP, Italy)
Best known for | Strong Italian accent, Amari knowledge and craftsmanship
Favourite “at work” memory | When I got my first Sponsorship that gave me the possibility to stay and work in Canada. I was not supposed to work that day but they called me in anyways. I got to the restaurant and the staff were there waiting for me with Prosecco for a toast.
What do you collect? Books, Records, Batman comics, Vermouth, Amari, glassware
Favourite thing about your city? My hometown? the sea and the food. Toronto? The landscape and my partner in crime (she bartends at Cocktail Bar ;))
What was the last photo that you took? My garden full of snow yesterday
Where was last place you traveled? Italy, back home to visit my family.
Any claims to fame? I can definitely balance a spoon on my nose.
Lager or IPA? Both
Sparkling or Flat? Sparkling all life
Miami or Mexico City? I’m going to Mexico next month!
Olive or Twist? Twist. ALWAYS.
Are you available for freelance gigs? If i don’t have to make dirty martinis.
Find him: Instagram