Who | Jess Mili
Where | Toronto, Canada
Current Bar | Gift Shop
Past Bar(s) | Civil Liberties, Bar Begonia, The Commodore
Favourite Spirit | Mezcal
Favourite Juice | Lemon
Favourite Classic Cocktail | The Sazerac
Favourite Part of the Job | Meeting people from all different walks of life and helping make them smile!
Favourite After Work Drink | A gin martini
Favourite at Home Drink | Something neat
Favourite bar in the world | Attaboy, NYC
Best known for | My positive attitude, I hope.
Best story from behind the wood | That time a full glass bar shelf came raining down on me… it wasn’t my fault!
What do you collect? Moleskin notebooks, glassware… just like every other bartender.
Favourite thing about your city? The neighbourhoods and how different every corner of the city is. So much to learn.
What was the last photo that you took? A genever cocktail
Where was your last vacation? Mexico! The best place on planet earth.
Any claims to fame? Maybe a few competitions? Bols Around the World, Speed Rack Canada, Monkey Shoulder Ultimate Bartender! Also, proudly an SACC Taco and a Runamok squirrel.
Red or White? Rosé all day!
Cointreau or Grand Marnier? Grand Marnier– they don’t call it grand for nothin’
London or Paris? London has a soul that not many other cities can compare to.
Glass or Tin? Tin on tin.