Who | Kayla Atayiu
Where | Calgary, Canada
Current Bar | Bar Manager at Shokunin
Past Bar(s) | Foreign Concept, Lou’s, Charcut, Native Tongues, Workshop
Favourite Spirit | Bourbon, feng chiew
Favourite Juice | Lemonade
Favourite Classic Cocktail | French 75
Favourite Part of the Job | The aspect of unlimited creativity
Favourite After Work Drink | Champagne
Favourite at Home Drink | Rosé
Favourite bar in the world | Yet to be found
Best known for | me? Or..?
Best story from behind the wood | I once had this old Texan business man sitting at my bar. He told me so many stories of his youth, all the debauchery of the sixties. It was so interesting to hear of another time through someone’s memories.
What do you collect? Vintage everything, books, taxidermy
Favourite thing about your city? I love the small town feel of Calgary, it’s almost impossible to disappear.
What was the last photo that you took? My cats.
Where was your last vacation? Las Vegas
Any claims to fame? I had a very brief modelling career in high fashion.
Belt or suspenders? Neither
Fernet or Cynar? Fernet
New Orleans or New York City? New Orleans
Glass or Tin? Glass
Are you available for freelance gigs? Probably
Find her: Instagram