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Evelyn is a highly accredited specialist in the world of wine, spirits and the anatomy of all things bar & beverage residing in Toronto. She has a gleaming resume of globally-recognized certifications including WSET Sommelier and Certified Specialist of Spirits. She was also crowned Global Beefeater MIXLDN champion in 2015.

She combines a unique talent of skilled bar personality and sought-after business acumen in developing, efficient, acclaimed and cutting edge bar experiences for media outlets, multimillion dollar venues and notable brands with her consultancy Evelyn Chick Projects Inc. with clients such as Smorgasburg Toronto, Westin Hotel Group and Restaurants Canada.

Evelyn is an advocate for the continued growth and sustainability of an inclusive and integrated food and drink community within the Canadian market. She recognizes the industry’s focus on health and wellness, and has lead the charge on creative zero-proof offerings such as cannabis in cocktails, de-stigmatizing the idea around non-alcoholic serves to further promote drinks inclusivity.

In a span of 3 years, she has opened up 3 businesses to promote innovation in the food and drinks world. She is the founder of Ahma, a dynamic pop up and event space on Queen St W, and Love of Cocktails – Canada’s premier custom cocktail experience company. SIMPL THINGS, her new cocktail and snack bar has become one of Canada’s top destinations, named one of Toronto Life’s Best Restaurants 2023 and Canada’s 50 best bars. Her cocktail book, ‘For the Love of Cocktails: the everyday guide to delightful drinks for anyone, anytime’ is now available in all major book stores across North America. Evelyn’s newest venture is a premium glassware company ’Story’ – designed and curated by Chick, crafted with approachable luxury serves and durability for home and bars alike.


"'Believe in that one sip and one bite, can alter your momentary existence’."
- Evelyn Chick