Mary Donison

Mary Donison | Bartender Atlas

Who | Mary Donison
Where | Toronto, Canada
Current Bar | Aloette
Past Bar(s) | Auberge du Pommier
Favourite Spirit | Gin or Tequila
Favourite Juice | Grapefruit
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Martini
Favourite Part of the Job | The adrenaline rush of service, and meeting so many amazing people within hospitality
Favourite After Work Drink | A ripping cold Gin Martini
Favourite at Home Drink | Wine or Burdock beer
Favourite bar in the world |Mother Cocktail Bar (love those boys!) and Civil Liberties
Best known for | Having the best bowties, gushing about my cats with anyone who will listen
Favourite “at work” memory | blaring Boney M at midnight on New Years Eve, serving a Ramos Gin Fizz on a Saturday night as joke (oh no, my arms)

What do you collect? Anything cat related
Favourite thing about your city? Summertime at Bellwoods, the tight knit and inclusive bar scene here, and that no matter what there’s always someone around who is as weird as you so you might as well just be yourself.
What was the last photo that you took? My cats doing silly or strange things
Where was last place you traveled? Paris
Any claims to fame? Not yet

Lager or IPA? Woodhouse Lager any day!
Sparkling or Flat? BUBBLES
Miami or Mexico City? Never been to either but I imagine I would love Mexico City
Olive or Twist? Twist

Are you available for freelance gigs? Sparingly
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