Denis Côté

39 Degrees Lounge

39 Degrees Lounge

C ôté grew up in a small town in Québec. After landing a job at Cosmos, a trendy restaurant in Québec City, Côté developed a taste for the hospitality industry, and spent time traveling the world. Before landing in Aspen in 2002, he held such diverse positions as a sports counselor at Les Elfes winter camp in Verbier, Switzerland, and as a bartender at Schnappa Rock, a beach café on the Tutukaka Coast of New Zealand.

  • Q: Who is your mentor?
  • A: Steve Olson
  • Q: What do you consider your best creation?
  • A: My aspen slush; stranahan's colorado whiskey, grand- marnier 100th ann., apricot puree, lemon juice, simple syrup, sage
  • Q: What inspires you?
  • A: Travel, culture, fresh delicious ingredients
  • Q: What are your favorite classic to create?
  • A: Side car
  • Q: What is your favorite bar tool?
  • A: Muddler
  • Q: Who would you love to have visit 39 Degrees?
  • A: Anthony Bourdain
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