Elaine Empalmado

Elaine Empalmado | Bartender Atlas

Who | Elaine Empalmado
Where | Toronto, Canada
Current Bar | Death and Taxes
Past Bar(s) | Walrus Pub and Beer Hall, Belfast Love, Macho Radiobar, Edenhall
Favourite Spirit | Gin
Favourite Juice | Mango/Orange
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Last Word
Favourite Part of the Job | Creating genuine friendships with some of the people you work with.
Favourite After Work Drink | A shot of Jameson, please!
Favourite at Home Drink | Gin and soda
Favourite bar in the world | Rubi Bar (Barcelona)
Best known for | being reliable to get shit done.
Favourite “at work” memory | The day I asked a stranger at a bar I’d never been to for a job I was definitely not qualified for, when I had just turned 20. (Thanks Peter, Edenhall!)

What do you collect? Plane tickets, train tickets, festival tickets etc.
Favourite thing about your city? The diversity among restaurants, there’s always something new for me to try!
What was the last photo that you took? The delicious Key-Lime Pie I made.
Where is one place that you have never been but would like to travel to? Italy
Any claims to fame? Not bar related but I can play the drums, guitar, bass and sing.

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

Are you available for freelance gigs? Nope
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