Chris Contois

Chris Contois | Bartender Atlas

Who | Chris Contois
Where | Halifax, Canada
Current Bar | The Agricola Street Brasserie, The Pint Public House
Past Bar(s) | The Gladstone Hotel (Toronto), The Aviary Brew Pub (Toronto), Montecito (Toronto), Walt Disney World Park & Resorts (Orlando)
Favourite Spirit | Whisky
Favourite Juice | Watermelon
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Negroni
Favourite Part of the Job | Being Creative
Favourite After Work Drink | Rye & Ginger
Favourite at Home Drink | Wine
Favourite bar in the world | Loaded Question !! The Rhino in Toronto.  I’ve been going there since I was 15 and its home.
Best known for | Thinking outside the box
Favourite “at work” memory | While working for Disney World in Florida I was serving a table and forgot to fire their entrees so they waited over an hour after finishing apps for entrees. This sounds like a horrible story but the kitchen and other staff rallied around me and the guests were so lovely they tipped on top of the grat. Hospitality is what I love.

What do you collect? Ticket Stubs
Favourite thing about your city? I’m still fairly new to Halifax but it definitely has a sense of community .
What was the last photo that you took? I roasted a bacon wrapped whole chicken last night so I took before and after photos.
Where is one place that you have never been but would like to travel to? Scotland
Any claims to fame? I’ve done a few contracts working in Florida at Walt Disney World annnnnnddddd SAMBUCA, I drink loads and loads. haha . If there’s one thing people remember about me its that !!!!!! I really should be a rep for Ramazzotti, its a lifestyle choice.

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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