Who | Scott McMaster
Where |Toronto. City of the Trash Panda
Current Bar | Bar Begonia
Past Bar(s) | Rock Lobster, Origin, Thompson Lobby, SPiN, Madelines, ByMark, Boiler House, Montana
Favourite Spirit | Gin
Favourite Juice | Aloe
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Tom Collins
Favourite Part of the Job | Creating a positive memory.
Favourite After Work Drink | Glass of wine.
Favourite at Home Drink | Bottle of Sake with orange zest.
Favourite bar in the world | The Harbord Room
Best known for | Impeccable service, no miss dishes and a solid offering of cocktail and wine
Best story from behind the wood | Taking care of a couple of staff from a major Late Night show. Visiting Toronto for the first time from California. Struck a friendly repor on the first night, they continued to return for their entire visit.
What do you collect? Frangelico strings. Pimm’s labels. Canadian coins.
Favourite thing about your city? Discovering new areas. Seriously, Toronto is fucking huge.
What was the last photo that you took? A selfie with a bartender friend.
Where was your last vacation? Abu Dhabi to see my sister and her family who had moved there. They flew our mother and I over.
Any claims to fame? My family line includes the founder of McMaster University.
I once ate 156 oysters in one seating
Belt or suspenders? Typically belt. Suspenders for special occasions.
Fernet or Cynar? Pimm’s
New Orleans or New York City? I’ve never been to New Orleans. New York has baseball and hockey. I’ll go with New York.
Glass or Tin? Glass. I like to see what I’m doing.
Are you available for freelance gigs? Yes. Minimal nudity.
Find him: Twitter