Who | Cris Chaim
Where | São Paulo, Brazil, South America
Current Bar | Maria Maria Bartenders
Past Bar(s) | Maria is my first official bartending job.
Favourite Spirit | Cachaça
Favourite Juice | Coconut
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Caipirinha (it’s listed in IBA)
Favourite Part of the Job | Meeting new people
Favourite After Work Drink | Macunaíma
Favourite at Home Drink | Old Fashioned with Cachaça
Favourite bar in the world | Apothek (São Paulo)
Best known for | Being a good hostess and telling drinks history and fun facts
Favourite “at work” memory | The first event we did with a major client and saw that the project was really coming true.
What do you collect? Books
Favourite thing about your city? Having so many options for food and drinks
What was the last photo that you took? Me, a spritz and my new blue hair
Where is one place that you have never been but would like to travel to? Asia
Any claims to fame? I have worked for 3 years with Diageo taking care of the World Class Drinks platform in Brazil and I attended World Class Competition Global Finals 2018 as a guest because I won a national drink competition for the company’s employees with a drink inspired by Erik Lorincz (that he himself helped me create during FaceTime calls).
Prosecco or Cava? Cava
Angostura or Peychaud’s? Peychaud’s
Singapore or San Francisco? Singapore
Grapefruit or Pineapple? Pineapple
Are you available for freelance gigs? That’s my life
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