Rus Yessenov

Rus Yessenov | Bartender Atlas

Who | Rus Yessenov
Where | Toronto, Canada
Current Bar | Fairmont Royal York
Past Bar(s) | YEW Seafood + Bar (Vancouver), Mayfair Cocktail Bar (Montreal)
Favourite Spirit | Bourbon
Favourite Juice | Cabernet Sauvignon
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Martini
Favourite Part of the Job | Elevating the guest experience
Favourite After Work Drink | Beer
Favourite at Home Drink | Wine
Favourite bar in the world | The Dead Rabbit (NYC)
Best known for | Absinthe in everything
Favourite “at work” memory | Too many!

What do you collect? Restaurant/Bar business cards
Favourite thing about your city? Diversity
What was the last photo that you took? Recipe for ‘fake lime juice’
Where was last place you traveled? Mexico City

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

Are you available for freelance gigs? Maybe
Find them: Instagram
Media: TORONTO LIFE – What’s on the menu at Clockwork, the Fairmont Royal York’s new champagne and cocktail lounge