Who | Matt Majid
Where | Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Current Bar | The Fairmont Empress, Clarke and Co
Past Bar(s) | The Portside Pub (Vancouver), Brandi’s Show Lounge (Vancouver), Revel Room (Vancouver), Raudz Regional Table (Kelowna), Sapphire Nightclub (Kelowna)
Favourite Spirit | Whisky
Favourite Juice | Yuzu
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Brooklyn
Favourite Part of the Job | A captive audience for my bad stand up/ Off the cuff cocktail enthusiast!
Favourite After Work Drink | Beer of the moment
Favourite at Home Drink | Old Fashioned of the moment
Favourite bar in the world | The Keefer Bar (Vancouver)
Best known for | Out spoken, tinkering bar flair Jedi
Favourite “at work” memory | This may be the hardest question ever asked of me, I love my job…
What do you collect? Bitters
Favourite thing about your city? Victoria has an incredibly vibrant community of bartenders, amazing local distilleries and thirsty open minded regulars.
What was the last photo that you took? Lillet, chicken nuggets and Settlers of Catan
Where is one place that you have never been but would like to travel to? Los Angeles
Any claims to fame? I’ve competed in over 60 flair bartending competitions in Canada, the US and UK winning 32 separate events.
Prosecco or Cava? Prosecco
Angostura or Peychaud’s? Peychaud’s
Singapore or San Francisco? San Fran
Grapefruit or Pineapple? Pineapple
Are you available for freelance gigs? From menu design, to bottle slinging demonstrations
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