Kat Yu

Kat Yu | Bartender Atlas

Who | Kat Yu
Where | Toronto, Canada
Current Bar | Eataly
Past Bar(s) | Rapscallion (Hamilton), Brothers Grimm Bistro (Hamilton)
Favourite Spirit | Bourbon
Favourite Juice | Pineapple
Favourite Classic Cocktail | New York Sour
Favourite Part of the Job | Experimenting and creating new cocktails
Favourite After Work Drink | A glass of white wine
Favourite at Home Drink | Elderflower Spritz
Favourite bar in the world | Don’t have one
Best known for | Breaking glasses and dropping shaker tins during a rush
Favourite “at work” memory | My first week off training as a baby bartender and had to make 10 espresso martinis for a table, and them applauding and cheering for me when they received their drinks.

What do you collect? Cute stickers
Favourite thing about your city? Something is always happening, so it’s never boring
What was the last photo that you took? The CN tower in the raining clouds at night.
Where is one place that you have never been but would like to travel to? Thailand

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

Are you available for freelance gigs? Yes