Victoria Hevesi

Victoria Hevesi | Bartender Atlas

Who | Victoria Hevesi
Where | Toronto, Canada
Current Bar | Drake Properties
Past Bar(s) | Boxcar Social, The Derby, Trattoria Nervosa
Favourite Spirit | Whisk(e)y or Gin, it’s a real Sophie’s Choice sitch here
Favourite Juice | Passionfruit
Favourite Classic Cocktail | French 75, Sbagliato. Anything with sparkling wine and gin really.
Favourite Part of the Job | Undoubtedly chatting with my regulars at the wood
Favourite After Work Drink | Gin and soda
Favourite at Home Drink | Beer
Favourite bar in the world | The Violet Hour in Chicago. In Toronto, it’s gotta be The Three Speed.
Best known for | Making friends with anyone and everyone, and my love of homebrewing.
Favourite “at work” memory | Working with Joaquin Simo at a pop-up he did at Drake Mini Bar about 2 years ago, and getting to meet Anthony Stewart Head (Giles from Buffy the Vampire Slayer). Genuinely the only time I’ve ever been starstruck.

What do you collect? Magnets from my travels, world currency, Hello Kitty memorabilia.
Favourite thing about your city? All the green space! I also love walking through old neighbourhoods (the Annex and High Park are favourites) and looking at beautiful old homes.
What was the last photo that you took? More than likely a photo of my geriatric, fat, ginger cat Charles.
Where is one place that you have never been but would like to travel to? Ireland, it calls to me.
Any claims to fame? According to my friend Leah, I make the best grilled cheese in the world. (The secret ingredient is an ungodly amount of butter).

Prosecco or Cava? Both? Can I have both? Both please.
Angostura or Peychaud’s? Ango
Singapore or San Francisco? San Francisco
Grapefruit or Pineapple? Grapefruit no doubt

Are you available for freelance gigs? Yes!
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