Illy Kamenetsky

Illy Kamenetsky | Bartender Atlas

Who | Illy Kamenetsky
Where | Toronto, Canada
Current Bar | Sommelier and Mixologist at In Your Glass
Past Bar(s) | Glorified babysitter at Scotiabank Arena, Lakehouse at Bud Stage, Casa Loma, Portland Variety, Amsterdam Brewhouse, Mas Playas Group… to name a few.
Favourite Spirit | Tequila
Favourite Juice | Passionfruit
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Margarita
Favourite Part of the Job | The adrenaline I get from a smooth service.
Favourite After Work Drink | Paper Plane
Favourite at Home Drink | Earl Grey Tea…or Bourbon/rocks
Favourite bar in the world | People’s ..RIP
Best known for | A perfect Caesar… and riffs on pretty much any cocktail (usually involving Tequila)
Favourite “at work” memory | Countless!

What do you collect? Wine openers, corks from memorable wines.
Favourite thing about your city? So much diversity, especially when it comes to food and drink!
What was the last photo that you took? My dog taking a nap
Where is one place that you have never been but would like to travel to? Peru
Any claims to fame? Somm by day, Go Go dancer by night!

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

Are you available for freelance gigs? Absolutely
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