John Ko

John Ko | Bartender Atlas

Who | John Ko
Where | Toronto, Canada
Current Bar | Enigma
Past Bar(s) | The Butcher Chef, The Standard Bar Weslodge, America Restaurant at the Trump
Favourite Spirit | Oban 14
Favourite Juice | Orange juice with lots of pulp!
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Aviation
Favourite Part of the Job | Seeing someone’s expression after their first sip of a drink.
Favourite After Work Drink | Shots of Jameson
Favourite at Home Drink | Orange spiced Old Fashioned
Favourite bar in the world | Tropic City (Bangkok, Thailand)
Best known for | Exceptional flavour profiling and recognition.
Favourite “at work” memory | Nights busy as hell at Weslodge, slinging drinks left and right nonstop.

What do you collect? I have a random drawer full of wires and knick knacks.
Favourite thing about your city? The pride and sense of community.
What was the last photo that you took? Of my cat in the morning.
Where is one place that you have never been but would like to travel to? South Korea

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

Are you available for freelance gigs? All day, any day!
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