Who | Giorgos Kakouris
Where | Protaras, Cyprus, Europe
Current Bar | Freelance/Consulting
Past Bar(s) | Cartel Cocktail Bar, Yianna Marie Beach Bar
Favourite Spirit | Rum
Favourite Juice | Mango
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Old Fashioned
Favourite Part of the Job | When rush hour is over and you get to take a breath.
Favourite After Work Drink | Beer
Favourite at Home Drink | White wine
Favourite bar in the world | Black Swan (Budapest)
Best known for | Bartender of all trades, like Jack but with more flair.
Favourite “at work” memory | I was serving customers when I got informed that I was one of the 10 semifinalists in a competition that I signed up for. The cocktail recipe that I registered was my first personal creation and I was so proud that I started making it for everyone to try. It was then that I said to my self that I belong behind the bar.
What do you collect? Knowledge, memories and experiences. But jokes are my biggest collection of all.
Favourite thing about your city? Tourists! I get to meet people from all over the world on a daily basis.
What was the last photo that you took? Literally a lemon as big as my whole palm.
Where was last place you traveled? Budapest, Hungary.
Any claims to fame? Biggest bastard there is behind the bar. On my good days.
Lager or IPA? Lager
Sparkling or Flat? Flat
Miami or Mexico City? A cabin next to a lake.
Olive or Twist? Twist
Are you available for freelance gigs? Sure! As long as someone offers to work in my place in my bar!
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