Who | Violette Alaouze
Where | Gibsons, British Columbia, Canada
Current Bar | Barefoot Gecko
Past Bar(s) | Wild Spirits Bartending, Lunitas Mexican Eatery, Sita’s Spag ‘n Suds
Favourite Spirit | Tequila
Favourite Juice | Watermelon
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Cadillac Margarita
Favourite Part of the Job | Expressing myself creatively through recipe creation and interacting with my guests, seeing them truly enjoying their drink and having it uplift their day and time at the bar.
Favourite After Work Drink | Spicy Mezcal Margarita
Favourite at Home Drink | Old Fashioned
Favourite bar in the world | The Keefer Bar (Vancouver)
Best known for | Coming up with delicious flavour combinations and beautiful presentation.
Favourite “at work” memory | Being told I make the best margarita by a career bartender from California and world traveller.
What do you collect? Glassware, bitters and artisanal craft spirits.
Favourite thing about your city? The beautiful nature and beaches that surround me wherever I go.
What was the last photo that you took? It was of food. I’m a big foodie and love to go out to eat as well as cook for my friends.
Where was last place you traveled? Harrison Hot Springs and before that California.
Lager or IPA? Lager
Sparkling or Flat? Sparkling
Miami or Mexico City? Miami
Olive or Twist? Olive
Are you available for freelance gigs? Absolutely
Find her: Instagram