Jorge Rodriguez

Jorge Rodriguez | Bartender Atlas

Who | Jorge Rodriguez
Where | Toronto, Canada
Current Bar | Overpressure Club
Past Bar(s) | Quetzal Toronto, Marked Restaurant
Favourite Spirit | Mezcal
Favourite Juice | Lime
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Margarita
First Classic Cocktail you ever had | Old Fashioned
Favourite Part of the Job | Getting to know new people everyday, being able to make long lasting connections with guests and coworkers.
Favourite After Work Drink | A mezcal margarita or a beer.
Favourite bar in the world | Bar Pompette (Toronto)
Best known for | Making terrible jokes and always wanting to eat tacos
Favourite “at work” memory | Back when I was a cook and James Hetfield came to the kitchen, patted my back, said good job and I didn’t recognize him.

What’s your favourite movie? Back to the Future
Favourite thing about your city? How multicultural it is
What was the last photo that you took? Ace (Blue Jays mascot) at a Blue Jays game
Where is one place that you have never been but would like to travel to? Japan
Any claims to fame? I was a special skills extra in a movie back when I used to cook, I’m in the movie for 1.5 seconds

Aperitivo or Digestivo? Digestivo
Soda or Tonic? Soda
Trader Vic or Donn Beach? Trader Vic
Egg Whites or Vegan Foamer? Egg Whites

Are you available for freelance gigs? Yes
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