Samuel is a bartender currently based in Toronto, Ontario, and is proud to be leading the bar program at the newly opened Ace Hotel on Camden Street. Supporting three venues across the building and developing the creative direction for the program alongside a team of seasoned professionals, The Ace’s team focuses on unique spirits applied to striking modern classics.
Trained in New York by some of the leading bartenders of the cocktail world, Sam has an affinity for research + development and menu creation.
He spent four years with Drake Hotel Properties, and went to Halifax in February with a cohort of nine other bartenders from Ontario, Quebec and The Maritimes for the Eastern Regional Final of the prestigious Diageo World Class bartending competition.
He lives in the west end of Toronto with his wife Jillian and their cat, Stevie.
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