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Joe Wrye bartends at Waterbar that overlooks San Francisco's beautiful bay. Opening the new Pat Kuleto project, Waterbar has been a culmination of his experience and focus as a lead bartender. At Waterbar, patrons enjoy this premier place for fresh seafood and seasonal cocktails as the boats go by.

Native of Boston, he began his bartending career in college. While developing as an artist, Wrye tended bar all over the country with majority of his years spent between Boston and San Francisco. He calls himself a "classic modern cliche - the artist bartender." Some of his paintings are hanged in bars and restaurants from his childhood pizzeria in Boston to One Market Restaurant (1 Market Plaza, San Francisco, CA, 94105) and now at Waterbar in San Francisco.

Wrye takes a more traditional approach toward his bartending: do the basics very well; focus on welcoming guests; use of the best and freshest ingredients; knowledge, attention to detail and guidance for the guests. "Understanding my limits and balancing them with creativity and personality is what I try to do," says Wrye.

Please join him at Waterbar to try his cocktails and friendly service. The bar is open daily and serves lunch and dinner.

Joe Wrye's MARIE BRIZARD Cocktails

SHORT DRINK:
Bayside

Ingredients:
1 oz MARIE BRIZARD PARFAIT AMOUR
1 oz MARIE BRIZARD TRIPLE SEC
1 1/2 oz Sobieski Vodka
2 1/2 oz Myer lemon juice
Orangina
Garnish: Candy Orange Twist

In a Boston shaker full of ice, combine all ingredients except Orangina and shake. Strain into a chilled martini glass and top with Orangina. Garnish with candy orange twist.



TALL DRINK:
Fog Bank

Ingredients:
1 oz MARIE BRIZARD TRIPLE SEC
1 oz MARIE BRIZARD BLACKBERR
1 1/2 oz Sobieski vodka
4 oz Lemonade
Basil
Garnish: cucumber slice and bail

Muddle two medium sized fresh basil leaves in Boston shaker. Fill shaker with ice and pour vodka, Marie Brizard Triple Sec and lemonade and stir. Fill Collins glass with ice. Pour Marie Brizard Blackberry into a glass. Layer/strain the mixture into the glass. Garnish with cucumber wheel and basil. Serve with a long straw.

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