Who | Sybil Sheen
Where | Toronto, Canada
Current Bar | Eataly – bar at La Piazza
Past Bar(s) | Baton Rouge (Montreal), The 6 Resto Lounge (Montreal). Later in time (before moving to Toronto) mostly bartended for VIP receptions and events in Loft Hotel.
Favourite Spirit | Gin
Favourite Juice | Grapefruit
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Gimlet
Favourite Part of the Job | When people don’t know what to drink and ask for recommendation on cocktails and wine. I ask a couple of basic questions about taste and notes preference and how hard was their day (or what they are doing the following morning) to come up with options for them.
Favourite After Work Drink | Usually a soft drink, or a beer
Favourite at Home Drink | Negroni and Pinot Noir
Favourite bar in the world | Rasputin (Speakeasy) in Florence, Italy
Best known for | I can engage convo with patrons in 5 different languages
Favourite “at work” memory | The epic rush hours! Lots of team high energy and the speed jokes with colleagues while ringing the orders.
What do you collect? Wine! And post-its. I love writing down notes for quick reminders.
Favourite thing about your city? Harbourfront
What was the last photo that you took? My new hand decorated wine glasses. They are a present.
Where is one place that you have never been but would like to travel to? Dubai
Any claims to fame? Not yet!
Prosecco or Cava? Prosecco
Angostura or Peychaud’s? Angostura
Singapore or San Francisco? Singapore
Grapefruit or Pineapple? Grapefruit
Are you available for freelance gigs? Yes
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