Who | Patrick Pereira
Where | Vancouver, Canada
Current Bar | JOEY Burrard
Past Bar(s) | Fairmont Chateau Whistler (Whistler, BC)
Favourite Spirit | Whiskey
Favourite Juice | Passionfruit
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Old fashioned
Favourite Part of the Job | The people: customers, co workers, other bartenders, being a part of the industry and the pride it entails.
The craft and dedication to each drink.
Staying calm and cool under pressure.
Favourite After Work Drink | Refreshing beer, a sour and then probably a whiskey. Depends if we’re playing catch-up to meet up with other servers
Favourite at Home Drink | Old Fashioned, Paper Plane
Favourite bar in the world | The Toucan (Kingston, Ontario). The best Guinness I’ve had (haven’t been to Ireland). There’s no special reason for loving it, just a place that always feels like home and I’ve always had a special connection to
Best known for | Consistency, knowledge, team player
Favourite “at work” memory | Meeting some of my current best friends as regulars, nurturing that over time.
What do you collect? Books & bottles of whiskey
Favourite thing about your city? Just look around, you’ll get it
What was the last photo that you took? Sunset two blocks from my apartment #quarantinelyfe
Where is one place that you have never been but would like to travel to? St James Gate Brewery, Dublin
Any claims to fame? The bar has taken me from Toronto to Kingston ON to Banff back to Kingston. Then to Whistler back to Toronto. Then to Vancouver. It’s been a wild ride across Canada !
Prosecco or Cava? Cava
Angostura or Peychaud’s? Ango
Singapore or San Francisco? Singapore
Grapefruit or Pineapple? Pineapple
Are you available for freelance gigs? Quarantine aside, yes
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