Who | Ricardo Rodriguez
Where | Windsor, Canada
Current Bar | Blind Owl and Grand Cantina
Past Bar(s) | F&B Walkerville
Favourite Spirit | Anything Amari
Favourite Juice | Grapefruit
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Last Word
Favourite Part of the Job | Meeting new and interesting people constantly, from both sides of the bar
Favourite After Work Drink | Guinness
Favourite at Home Drink | Daiquiri
Favourite bar in the world | Dead Rabbit (NYC)
Best known for | Being nice and “Bringing the Ruckus” .
Favourite “at work” memory | There are many. That’s what’s great about this career, you’re constantly making great memories and friends!
What do you collect? Boxing Posters
Favourite thing about your city? The amazing community we’ve built up filled with very talented bartenders.
What was the last photo that you took? A picture of my dog, Sunny… He’s taken over my gallery lol
Where was last place you traveled? Toronto, but I’m constantly traveling.
Any claims to fame? I’ve been beyond lucky in this industry and the things I’ve been a part of. I’ve been fortunate enough to be able to go to Camp Runamok, Portland Cocktail Week as a student, and have been able to Stage at Employees Only Miami AND Los Angeles. And the list of stages will be ever growing!
Lager or IPA? IPA
Sparkling or Flat? Flat
Miami or Mexico City? Mexico City!!! But I do love Miami lol!!
Olive or Twist? Twist
Are you available for freelance gigs? YES! Shoot me a message and we can work out something awesome!
Find him: Instagram