Look at You: Chris Cardone, IL Buco Alimentari & Vineria, NY, USA

by Gaz Regan · Monday, July 21st, 2014 · Look at You: Bartender Spotlight

Look at You:

Chris Cardone, Ronkonkoma, NY, USA7 Chris Cardone

Bar/Restaurant where you work: 

IL Buco Alimentari & Vineria, NY, USA

What’s the best thing you learned at high school? 

How to be myself

What’s your favorite non-bartender-related book?

Fight Club 

Name your favorite brand name

Tequila: Cabeza Blanco

Vodka: Aylesbury Duck

Scotch: Bowmore 15-year-old Single Malt

Brandy: Hennessy Paradis (when someone is willing to buy it for me)

Bourbon: Johnny Drum

Rye: Good old Rittenhouse 100

Gin: Tanqueray 10

Mezcal: Del Maguey Tobola

Rum: Cana Brava

Liqueur: Green Chartreuse

Soda: Lurisa Tonico

What’s your favorite non-alcoholic drink? 

A non-alcoholic Pina Colada, (yup, I admit it)

If you were an animal, what kind of animal would you be? 

A Lion, obviously.

Tell us something that very few people know about you:

I love to travel, but I’m terrified of flying and I get home sick really fast 

Wanna add something?

There is way too much politics involved in the bar business these days.  We as a community need to worry less about the liquor brands, brand ambassadors, industry publications and social media and worry more about the guest’s experiences.

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