Sam Clark

Sam Clark | Bartender Atlas

Who | Sam Clark
Where | Banff, Alberta, Canada
Current Bar | Regional Manager of Bars | Fairmont Hotels
Past Bar(s) | Hello Sunshine Banff, PiDGiN (Vancouver), Glenkinchie Distillery (Scotland), Rundle Bar (Banff)
Favourite Spirit | I love them all, but Scotch Whisky is usually my go-to.
Favourite Juice | Yuzu
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Paloma
Favourite Part of the Job | Connecting with guests and turning a simple moment into a lasting memory.  I also love working with my incredible teams and learning about the history and backstories behind the spirits on the back bar – the learning truly never stops in this industry!
Favourite After Work Drink | Tequila Soda (and if you serve it with Topo Chico, my heart is yours!)
Favourite at Home Drink | Glenkinchie 12
Favourite bar in the world | Hello Sunshine (Banff), PiDGiN (Vancouver), Louiza Restaurant (Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise) or Rundle Bar (Fairmont Banff Springs)
Best known for | Getting things done
Favourite “at work” memory | Too many to count – nothing beats a good laugh at work. 

What do you collect? Whisky
Favourite thing about your city? Banff is the most magical place on Earth.  The views, the wildlife, and the people.
What was the last photo that you took?A picture of Lake Louise
Where is one place that you have never been but would like to travel to? Xi’an, China to see the Terracotta Army.
Any claims to fame? Top 2 – World Class Canada 2023 & Top 3 – World Class Canada 2022

Prosecco or Cava? Cava
Angostura or Peychaud’s? Angostura
Singapore or San Francisco? San Francisco
Grapefruit or Pineapple? Grapefruit

Are you available for freelance gigs? Let’s talk
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