Olivia Povarchook

Olivia Povarchook | Bartender Atlas

Who | Olivia Povarchook
Where | Vancouver, Canada
Current Bar | Odd Society Spirits
Past Bar(s) | Quan Ju De, Juke Fried ChickenUva Wine & Cocktail Bar, Juniper, Mosquito, Vij’s
Favourite Spirit | Tequila
Favourite Juice | Pineapple
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Aviation
Favourite Part of the Job | The constant creative challenges and projects.
Favourite After Work Drink | Amaro Montenegro, on the rocks
Favourite at Home Drink | A Paloma is one of my favourite drinks, and low commitment to make at home.
Favourite bar in the world | La Factoria (San Juan, Puerto Rico)
Best known for | Cocktails in homage to people, and also, glitter.
Favourite “at work” memory | One of my favourite Uva services – post Barate Kid finals, the room instantly filled with every bartender in BC, ordering every classic cocktail you could think of.

What do you collect? Antique glassware. Not an out of the box response, but it’s starting to take over my apartment.
Favourite thing about your city? The ocean and the mountains.
What was the last photo that you took? A Very Nice Bouquet of Flowers™ from OutTV for a job well done.
Where was last place you traveled? Paris, France
Any claims to fame? Canadian winner of the Giffard West Cup 2019, Canadian finalist for Bacardi Legacy 2018. Co-founder of Bitter Queens

Lager or IPA? Lager
Sparkling or Flat? Sparkling
Miami or Mexico City? Miami
Olive or Twist? Twist

Are you available for freelance gigs? Absolutely.
Find them: Instagram | Bitter Queens
Media: Eat North – Vancouver Instagram duo “Bitter Queens” celebrate diversity through cocktail-making


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