Nils Schabert
Regional Mixologist, Fairmont Hotel & Resorts in Canada’s Western Mountain Region Lake Louise, Alta.

Nils Schabert has refined his skills at some of the finest establishments the world over, working in Germany, Australia and schooling in Austria before finding himself in Canada’s west, where he would begin his upward ascent in the Fairmont Hotel & Resorts chain, starting as lead bartender before becoming the manager of Bars and Mixology and eventually being promoted to the position of Regional Mixologist for the Western Mountain Region.

In this position, Schabert showcased his work ethic and knack for working creatively when he conceptualized and launched the concept of “Fairmont’s Regional Bottled Cocktail Program” as well as developed projects such as Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Signature Whisky “Untamed” as well as Fairview Bar Gin and Fairview Bar Bottled Cocktail Range.

“Anyone who has worked side by side with Nils will agree that he’s a person of strong will and determination. He accomplishes his projects with passion, precision and great research…Nils is a person who takes great pride in his work, he finds pleasure in the creative process and as well while coaching the team,” says Shawn St. Pierre, director of Operations, Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. 

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