Rocco Pendola

Rocco Pendola | Bartender Atlas

Who | Rocco Pendola
Where | Los Angeles, California, USA
Current Bar | Melrose Umbrella CompanyThe NoMad
Past Bar(s) | The Speakeasy (Santa Monica ), Bazille at Nordstrom (Santa Monica Place)
Favourite Spirit | Gin
Favourite Juice | Watermelon
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Gin Gimlet
Favourite Part of the Job | Helping customers decide and working on balancing cocktails.
Favourite After Work Drink | Fernet Branca
Favourite at Home Drink | Beer (PBR, White Ales)
Favourite bar in the world | Copa d’Oro (Santa Monica)
Best known for | I don’t know.
Best story from behind the wood | The time a regular blasted an unruly customer in the back with pool cue.

What do you collect? Cocktail recipes and pictures.
Favourite thing about your city? It’s bikeable and walkable.
What was the last photo that you took? A picture from my seat at a hockey game.
Where was your last vacation? Portland, Oregon

Red or White? Red
Cointreau or Grand Marnier? No drinking preference. I like both to mix.
London or Paris? Never been.
Glass or Tin? Tin.

Are you available for freelance gigs? Yes.
Find him: Instagram