Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails at CityScape - Phoenix, AZ, 85004


Lead Bartender Phil Clark

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Hailing from the East Coast, Phil Clark is a veteran of the craft cocktail scene, most recently hailing from Washington, D.C., where he led the bar programs at Brabo by Robert Wiedmaier, and the James Beard-nominated Mockingbird Hill.

Phil brings a research-driven methodology to bartending, as he first focuses on putting pen-to-paper in order to map out the flavors and structures of a cocktail before actually mixing it up. In this way, he is able to identify where he can challenge traditional recipes and compositions by substituting his own, unconventional ingredient choices. Phil is all about sharpening a cocktail and making it both more precise and nuanced, in order to give people something they think they know, but with a bit of a new surprise.