Andrew MacDonald

Andrew MacDonald | Bartender Atlas

Who | Andrew MacDonald
Where | Vancouver, Canada
Current Bar | Homer St Cafe & Bar
Past Bar(s) | One18 Empire (Calgary), Hyatt Regency (Calgary), Emerald Lounge Fairmont (Jasper, Alberta)
Favourite Spirit | Rum
Favourite Juice | Pineapple
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Vieux Carré
Favourite Part of the Job | Being able to interact and bond with guests from all walks of life
Favourite After Work Drink | Guinness
Favourite at Home Drink | Manhattan
Favourite bar in the world | Pacific Standard (Portland, Oregon)
Best known for | Dimples and Delicious Cocktails
Favourite “at work” memory | Serving a regular from a different city as my first guest on a training shift and blowing the mind of my trainer while catching up with an old friend

What do you collect? Bottles and pins
Favourite thing about your city? Vancouver the balance. Calgary the resilience.
What was the last photo that you took? Cherry blossoms
Where is one place that you have never been but would like to travel to? France
Any claims to fame? A founding member of the Campari Academy Canada. Named as the guest bartender for The Choya world cocktail week 2023.

Prosecco or Cava? Prosecco
Angostura or Peychaud’s? Angostura
Singapore or San Francisco? Singapore
Grapefruit or Pineapple? Pineapple

Are you available for freelance gigs? Yes
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