Ryan San Diego

Ryan San Diego | Bartender Atlas

Who | Ryan San Diego
Where | Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Current Bar | Shelter Cocktail Bar
Past Bar(s) | Rose Bar (Winnipeg)
Favourite Spirit | Whiskey
Favourite Juice | Pineapple
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Martini
First Classic Cocktail you ever had | Negroni
Favourite Part of the Job | Being able to create unique experiences for guests.
Favourite After Work Drink | Lager or Dirty Gin Martini
Favourite bar in the world | The Diamond, Vancouver. Now closed.
Best known for | Making cocktails using very uncommon ingredients or flavour profiles.
Favourite “at work” memory | When you remember guests’ name and past orders and talk to them about it. The look of surprise and happiness on their face is priceless.

What’s your favourite movie? Too many: Ready Player One, Inception, Soul, The Big Short, Interstellar
Favourite thing about your city? The clear blue skies.
What was the last photo that you took? Sunset view from my apartment building holding a glass of whisky
Where is one place that you have never been but would like to travel to? Singapore

Aperitivo or Digestivo? Digestivo
Soda or Tonic? Soda
Trader Vic or Donn Beach? Trader Vic
Egg Whites or Vegan Foamer? Egg Whites

Are you available for freelance gigs? Would love to, but not at this time
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