Amber Bruce

Amber Bruce | Toronto Cocktail Conference

Amber Bruce, Bar Manager of the Keefer Bar in Vancouver’s Chinatown, has over 10 years of experience behind bars designing unique cocktails. She has worked alongside some of Vancouver’s best bartenders, and has travelled around the world, visiting distilleries, and hosting guest-shifts and pop-up bars. She has collected a number of awards and accolades, including Speed Rack National Finalist 2019, Best Bartender by the Georgia Straight 2018, Giffard Iron Mixologist 2017, World Class National Finalist 2016 & 2017, winner of the Absolut Bartending Competition. In addition to working behind the bar, Amber volunteers on the board as the Vice President for the Canadian Professional Bartenders Association, helping grow and connect the community of bartenders in British Columbia. She is also a founding member of MiniBar Canada, a social enterprise celebrating and promoting women in the restaurant and beverage industry.

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