Pankaj Waghmare

Pankaj Waghmare | Bartender Atlas

Who | Pankaj Waghmare
Where | Pune, India, Asia
Current Bar | Bar Consultant at La Gustosa Bar & Kitchen
Past Bar(s) | Tales & Spirits Bistro, Mocha Cafe Bar
Favourite Spirit | Dark Rum
Favourite Juice | Pineapple
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Mai tai
Favourite Part of the Job | Making own cocktails
Favourite After Work Drink | Cuba Libre
Favourite at Home Drink | Bacardi Black
Favourite bar in the world | Mango Tree (Goa)
Best known for | Fusion cocktails
Favourite “at work” memory | Once I made a frozen margarita, the guest liked it so much that she kissed and wrote on the tissue paper “best margarita I’ve ever had”

What do you collect? Different types of glassware
Favourite thing about your city? Though it’s rich in historic landmarks, Pune is also a city with plenty of modern-day buzz. Experience its energy and nightlife when you visit the Independence Brewing Company. With its sleek interior, impressive craft beers, and gastropub fare, it’s perfect for an unconventional night out.
What was the last photo that you took? A cocktail photo of cupid kiss in Sabores European Bistro
Where is one place that you have never been but would like to travel to? Bangkok

Prosecco or Cava? Prosecco
Angostura or Peychaud’s? Angostura
Singapore or San Francisco? San Francisco
Grapefruit or Pineapple? Pineapple

Are you available for freelance gigs? Yes
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