Tom Sayed

Tom Sayed | Bartender Atlas

Who | Tom Sayed
Where | Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Current Bar | Ward 14 Consignment Bar and Union 613
Past Bar(s) | The Moonroom, Riviera, Rabbit Hole, Driphouse Cocktail Bar, Savanna Lounge, Starling, Apothecary
Favourite Spirit | Gin
Favourite Juice | Lime
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Corpse Reviver #2
Favourite Part of the Job | Interacting with guests where they feel comfortable as if they are in my home and I’m treating them to a little fun cocktail party amongst friends
Favourite After Work Drink | A glass of white wine and a shot of gin
Favourite at Home Drink | 2oz of a craft gin near to sip on and enjoy the flavours
Favourite bar in the world | Ward  14 Consignment Bar (Ottawa)
Best known for | For curating a phenomenal environment for guests and getting to know each of my patrons so that both me and them look forward to the next visit so we can chat and have fun coming up with different cocktails based on their preferred flavour profile
Favourite “at work” memory | Anytime a sour is asked, we used to throw eggs higher and higher to make it challenging to catch haha

What do you collect? Shot glasses from around the world
Favourite thing about your city? How close knit the bar and service community is
What was the last photo that you took? Pouring an ounce of gin to make a cocktail
Where is one place that you have never been but would like to travel to? Sweden
Any claims to fame? Having had the pleasure to being invited to work at a lot of the cocktail bars in the city

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

Are you available for freelance gigs? Always
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