Who | Sebastián Pizarro-Cionti
Where | Montréal, Canada
Current Bar | Coldroom and Jacopo
Past Bar(s) | Parliament Pub & Parlour, Broken Coconut MTL, Le Speakeasy MTL
Favourite Spirit | Gin, but also scotch, but also rum, but also…
Favourite Juice | Fresh orange juice
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Last Word, Bee’s Knees, Zombie
Favourite Part of the Job | Having a connection with the people across the bar, understanding their needs and seeing them leave happier than when they came in.
Favourite After Work Drink | Cider with a dash of Angostura, or an ice cold beer
Favourite at Home Drink | Negroni, lager, smoothie
Favourite bar in the world | Atwater Cocktail Club, Montreal (haven’t traveled much… yet)
Best known for | My ability to make any guest feel at home, my love for karaoke and my caffeine addiction.
Favourite “at work” memory | When a group of Americans came three days in a row to my bar to see me, then invited me to party on the 4th day at the bar that I ended up working at later that year, and came back six months later to visit me. I still have their contact and am planning to go to New Jersey, Florida and Oregon to see all of them.
What do you collect? Books, memories and hours of sleep (the last one is harder to collect)
Favourite thing about your city? It’s a big city with the warmth of a small town
What was the last photo that you took? A rubber duck #followtheduck
Where is one place that you have never been but would like to travel to? Australia, or South-East Asia, or anywhere I can learn something new, actually!
Any claims to fame? I can indeed balance a spoon on my chin, forehead, basically anywhere, but actual fame is still yet to come. My first competition was cancelled because of COVID-19 so I’m still waiting for my big moment!
Prosecco or Cava? Avec du Cava ça va! (Actually have no opinion on that question but I like puns)
Angostura or Peychaud’s? Angostura, I’ve had full shots of that stuff
Singapore or San Francisco? Never been to any of them and I feel that both could bring me something interesting
Grapefruit or Pineapple? Pineapple