Tara Schleinkofer

Tara Schleinkofer | Bartender Atlas

Who | Tara Schleinkofer
Where | Richmond, Virginia, USA
Current Bar | Lemaire at The Jefferson Hotel
Past Bar(s) | Capital Ale House
Favourite Spirit | Bourbon
Favourite Juice | Lime
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Boulevardier
Favourite Part of the Job | Having people enjoy and start conversations over a drink that I have created and order again.
Favourite After Work Drink | Negroni
Favourite at Home Drink | Balvenie 17 neat
Favourite bar in the world | Dead Rabbit (NYC)
Best known for | Farm to table cocktails and the classics.
Best story from behind the wood | We get a lot of high profile people at the place I work, so being able to introduce a celebrity to a new spirit or recommend a cocktail they end up loving is awesome.

What do you collect? Shot glasses
Favourite thing about your city? How tight everyone in the industry. We are like one big family!
What was the last photo that you took? A cocktail at one of my fave restaurants.
Where was your last vacation? DC
Any claims to fame? I can fling shaker tins really well haha!

Red or White? White
Cointreau or Grand Marnier? Cointreau
London or Paris? Paris
Glass or Tin? Glass

Are you available for freelance gigs? Not sure
Find her: Instagram