Meet The Team
Our superstar! She's a powerhouse on the floor and such a great person to be around. She makes everyone feel like a million bucks. Lingjie found her way to us through the NSCC hospitality program. (Recent Graduate) Her lively personality captured our hearts right away.
Patrick is a multi-talented individual, excelling both as an award-winning bartender and a passionate photographer in his spare time. With a deep appreciation for the art of mixology, Patrick can talk your ear off about the nuances of Amaro, captivating listeners with his extensive knowledge and enthusiasm for the craft. His Filipino heritage serves as a profound influence, infusing his work with vibrant cultural elements and flavors. Patrick's dedication to his craft and unique perspective make him a true gem.
She is the creative behind Dear Friend. Anisa manages all of our imaginative ideas and always delivers. She kinda oozes creativity. We believe her aura is definitely rainbow.
Meet Jason, our new chef who showcases vegetables in a whole new light. He's a super kind fella with years of experience in the culinary industry. We're thrilled to have him on board and can't wait for you to try his delicious creations!
Our Sous Chef. She means business in the kitchen. Kyla brings fresh ideas and a hard working attitude to the team. She inspires us with her dedication to her culinary craft. Red Seal Certified
New cook in the kitchen, brings a delightful energy with his fast-paced nature and pleasant demeanor. When he's not creating culinary delights, you'll find him catching waves, indulging in croissants, and sipping whiskey sours.
A great talent, that has just joined our bartending team. Mona is a ray of sunshine to be around and is so dedicated to creating crafted cocktails.
Jeremy, everybody knows him, spreads joy with his infectious smile and unwavering helpfulness, making him an invaluable asset to the service team.
CO-OWNER of Dear Friend. Jeff is a wizard behind the bar and has brought craft cocktails to the forefront of Nova Scotia. Nobody quite understands how he knows so much about flavours and mixology, but we do know each cocktail he creates is truly crafted.
CO-OWNER of Dear Friend. Matt brings high energy and personality to the table every single day. A great leader to our team and keeps us all moving forward into "what's next?". When he's not at the bar, catch him running up and down the basketball court.