Tends Bar AtAll over Chicago
THL: What are your other gigs and interests?
I am a freelance bartender and cocktail event consultant in Chicago.
My company is Piranha Bros.
THL: What is something that best represents your personality?
Full-time skeptic and iconoclast, fun and silly, determined and serious, logical and ironic
THL: What is your bartending style?
Fast and efficient. Fun and engaging. Always delicious.
THL: How do you find inspiration for new cocktails and recipes?
From my years of experience cooking and mixing and tasting...understanding balance and flavors and enhancement.
THL: Besides bartending, what things do you do well?
I love cooking and am in the kitchen all the time.
THL: Ever had any strange customer requests while bartending?
Do a 2 and a half way with a guy's wife...He wanted to watch and she wanted to participate...heh heh
THL: What is your favorite after-shift drink?
Ice cold draft beer
THL: What is the one thing you can’t live without from your home liquor cabinet?
These questions are silly....
THL: What is the most underrated cocktail?
Creamy drinks have gone on the wayside with the cocktail crowd...brilliant, beautiful, delicious, adult cocktail.
THL: What is the test of a great bartender?
Open mind, balanced and experienced.