Who | Jonathan Elbaz
Where | Montréal, Canada
Current Bar | The Coldroom
Past Bar(s) | 132 Bar Vintage, Mal Necessaire
Favourite Spirit | Pisco
Favourite Juice | Mandarine
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Naked and Famous
Favourite Part of the Job | In the weeds, and all hell breaks loose
Favourite After Work Drink | Bartender’s choice
Favourite at Home Drink | Scotch
Favourite bar in the world | Mamakas Taverna (Toronto)
Best known for | Custom drinks and speed
Favourite “at work” memory | Customers reaction when they walk into the Coldroom and customers reaction when I make them a custom drink and it’s even more than they expected.
What do you collect? Scars, lol
Favourite thing about your city? How warm and inviting people are!
What was the last photo that you took? Probably my daughter
Where is one place that you have never been but would like to travel to? Chicago, New York, Chile, Peru, Spain, Portugal
Any claims to fame? Regional winner Made With Love 2014, World Class Regional Finalist 2015 and 2018, St-James 2014 Cocktail Competition Winner Montreal, and many local competitions(all in fun) I can triple shake and I can do a one hand double stir, both with extreme ease.
Prosecco or Cava? Cava
Angostura or Peychaud’s? Ango
Singapore or San Francisco? San Francisco
Grapefruit or Pineapple? That’s a though one… half and half
Are you available for freelance gigs? Yes
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