Who | Max E. Burgess
Where | Buffalo, NY, USA
Current Bar | Angelica Tea Room, Remington Tavern and Seafood Exchange (North Tonawanda, NY)
Past Bar(s) | Chez Ami (Curtiss Hotel), La Tavola Trattoria
Favourite Spirit | Rum
Favourite Juice | Lime
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Daiquiri
Favourite Part of the Job | Exceeding the expectations of my guests
Favourite After Work Drink | Miller High Life
Favourite at Home Drink | Old Fashioned or Bordeaux
Favourite bar in the world | Employees Only (New York)
Best known for | Old Fashioned or Vieux Carre
Best story from behind the wood | People always ask me about my custom Hawthorne strainers. Most of the other stories aren’t really for public consumption.
What do you collect? Bar tools and books
Favourite thing about your city? The renaissance of Buffalo.
What was the last photo that you took? A selfie with one of my co-workers.
Where was your last vacation? Cape Cod
Any claims to fame? I can frisbee bev naps and make em land right in front of guests.
Red or White? Red
Cointreau or Grand Marnier? Cointreau
London or Paris? Paris
Glass or Tin? Glass for sours, tin for the others