Where do you bartend?
Marker ‘2’ Grille at Lakeview Marina.
How long have you been a bartender?
What makes you a great bartender?
I think the most important factor in any hospitality job is anticipating the needs of your guests by providing what they require before they even realize it. I like to learn the names and drinks of my customers, too, and try to always make them feel welcome and appreciated.
What do you enjoy most about your job?
I am the happiest when working at a very fast pace and enjoy meeting a variety of interesting guest.
What is the most annoying thing a customer has done?
People are usually cool about showing their ID, but it annoys me when a young person acts like they cant believe I am asking. I want to say, “Dude you are 23….What do you expect?”
What are your hobbies?
Reading, playing bar-trivia, hanging out on the lake and spending time with the coolest person I know, my son, Skyler.
What is something about you most people don’t know about you?
I once worked as a flight attendant for a private jet company based in Beirut, Lebanon.
What is your passion?
Traveling and lifelong learning.
What is your superpower?
What drink do you make that you consider your specialty?
We don’t serve them at Lakeview, but Basil-Infused Margarita and Old Fashioned against anyone’s!
What is your favorite drink?
Frothy White Russian.