Who | Jeff Hodges
Where | Vancouver, Canada
Current Bar | Ancora Waterfront Dining
Past Bar(s) | Clarke & Co (Victoria), Sauvage (Brooklyn, NY), UVA Cocktail & Wine Bar (Vancouver)
Favourite Spirit | Niesson Agricole Rhum
Favourite Juice | Lime
Favourite Classic Cocktail | The Toronto
Favourite Part of the Job | Connecting with guests and hearing their story
Favourite After Work Drink | Boulevardier or Daiquiri
Favourite at Home Drink | Mezcal Margarita
Favourite bar in the world | Employees Only NYC
Best known for | Keeping people at the bar and having great conversations with them to keep them entertained and feeling at home.
Favourite “at work” memory | Brunch in NYC when someone called in sick. Pumped out over 150 bloody Mary’s and countless other Buck’s Fizz and brunch cocktails.
What do you collect? Spirit pins, coins, cocktail bar coasters
Favourite thing about your city? The amount of tourists that pass through that we can educate them about what Vancouver has to offer.
What was the last photo that you took? Cycling the seawall
Where is one place that you have never been but would like to travel to? New Orleans
Any claims to fame? Winning mini comps for Jameson, as well as for Sheringham and Devine distilleries as well as hosting cocktail classes for friends in my NYC apartment.
Prosecco or Cava? Cava
Angostura or Peychaud’s? Angostura
Singapore or San Francisco? Singapore
Grapefruit or Pineapple? Grapefruit
Are you available for freelance gigs? Yes
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