MEET THE TEAM

Evelyn Vazquez

(1) What is your ethnicity/background?
I was born and raised in Atlanta, GA, but my family is from Mexico.
(2) How many years or how long have you been bartending?
I’ve been bartending for a year now.
(3) Where else have you bartended prior to working for TTB?
I started in the industry bartending private events with Tropical Twist Bartending.
(4) What do you enjoy most about bartending?
I definitely enjoy networking and getting to meet new people.
(5) What distinguishes or separates you from other bartenders?
 I am great at anticipating my client’s needs & providing them with an   experience specific to their preference.

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Atlanta Mixologist

Natasha Martin

(1)What is your ethnicity/background?
My ethnicity/background is Kenyan.
(2) How many years or how long have you been bartending?
I have been bartending for over a year now.
(3) Where else have you bartended prior to working for TTB?
I began my bartending career with Tropical Twist Bartending.
(4) What do you enjoy most about bartending?
I enjoy the personal connections you make with your customers. I love to network and meet new people.
(5) What distinguishes or separates you from other bartenders?
I think everyone’s personality and intentions are different; however, I’m the kind of person you meet once and never forget. I believe delivering great customer service is important no matter what kind of customer or situation you deal with.

Cecilia Wilkinson

(1)What is your ethnicity/background?
My mother is Columbian, and my father is mixed with Native American Black and Irish.
(2) How many years or how long have you been bartending?
I have been bartending for 2 years now.
(3) Where else have you bartended prior to working for Tropical Twist Bartending?
I’ve bartended at Flip Flops, Buckhead Saloon and Rivermont golf club.
(4) What do you enjoy most about bartending?
I enjoy all the different awesome people you meet. I have honestly met some of the coolest people through bartending. And, I also love the bartending family that I have become a part of.
(5) What distinguishes or separates you from other bartenders?
I like to constantly come up with new drink recipes for my customers to enjoy. I’m very punctual, and professional. I’m also able to provide an outstanding; positive energy to all my coworkers and customers.

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Sierra Scott

(1) What is your ethnicity/background?
Trinidadian/Bahamian.
(2) How many years or how long have you been bartending?
I have 6 years bartending experience.
(3) Where else have you bartended prior to working for TTB?
I first gained experience and developed my craft in bartending working with Tropical Twist Bartending as well as working with a local Miami Lounge/Sports Bar.
(4) What do you enjoy most about bartending?
I LOVE that it’s not like any other regular job. I always leave with a new story to tell, and I enjoy meeting a variety of different groups of people. I also enjoy conversating with my customers and listening to their stories as well as hearing their positive feedback.
(5) What distinguishes or separates you from other bartenders?
I think nothing but positivity no matter if things can get rough on the job. I always enjoy looking forward to the next event.

Marianna Branda

(1) What is your ethnicity/background?
I am 100% Brazilian, but I was born and raised as a Jersey girl who decided to take her talents to the beaches of Miami.
(2) How many years or how long have you been bartending?
I have 11 years experience as a Bartender, Cocktail Waitress, and a Bottle Service Girl.
(3) Where else have you bartended prior to working for TTB?
I’ve bartended at various clubs throughout the Los Angeles area as well as the Miami area. I also have a wide range of experience working in Fine Dining restaurants, Dive Bars, and private parties.
(4) What do you enjoy most about bartending?
I enjoy being a part of the event as well as the life of the party.
(5) What distinguishes or separates you from other bartenders?
I always make sure the customers remember the experience with me because there is never a dull moment when I’m behind the bar!

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Selia Robinson

(1)What is your ethnicity/background?
I’m African American. I was born in New York and raised in Florida.
(2) How many years or how long have you been bartending?
I’ve been bartending for 3 years now.
(3) Where else have you bartended prior to working for Tropical Twist Bartending?
I’ve gained most of my bartending experience bartending at night clubs/ lounges in Orlando.
(4) What do you enjoy most about bartending?
I enjoy meeting new people and creating a clientele while bartending. I have met a lot of really awesome people just from serving them one drink! Mostly, I enjoy the fun of making a really good drink and making sure my guest are happy.
(5) What distinguishes or separates you from other bartenders?
Everyone’s personality is different, but I think the way I am as a person is what really makes me stand out. Not only am I very efficient behind the bar, but I’m a super fun person to work with.

Gabriela Molina

(1)What is your ethnicity/background?
I was born and raised in Ecuador.
(2) How many years or how long have you been bartending?
I have bartended on and off for 7 years.
(3) Where else have you bartended prior to working for Tropical Twist Bartending?
I have bartended at two bars in France, at Check Point in Nice, and at L’Hydropathe in Caen. I also bartended at Hooters in St. Peters, Missouri, and for private events.
(4) What do you enjoy most about bartending?
I love the fast-paced environment of bartending, meeting people and listening to their stories, and making people happy by making their favorite beverages.
(5) What distinguishes or separates you from other bartenders?
I have a vast international experience, and I’m adaptable when faced with unexpected situations. Also, I can relate to anyone from any background.

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Ashley Powell

(1)What is your ethnicity/background?
I’m African American. I was born and raised in California.
(2) How many years or how long have you been bartending?
I have been bartending for 10 years now.
(3) Where else have you bartended prior to working for Tropical Twist Bartending?
I use to work at a nightclub in Hollywood called BLVD 3. That was my first bartending job.
(4) What do you enjoy most about bartending?
I like making people feel good and adding to the atmosphere. A bartender is the life of the party and they keep the party going.
(5) What distinguishes or separates you from other bartenders?
I would have to say my personality, professionalism, and my smile. I like to see people enjoying themselves, and I like to help them make memories they won’t forget!

Linda Smith

(1)What is your ethnicity/background?
My background is Mexican.
(2) How many years or how long have you been bartending?
I’ve been in the industry for a few years now.
(3) Where else have you bartended prior to working for Tropical Twist Bartending?
I’ve worked various liquor promos and mixing events.
(4) What do you enjoy most about bartending?
I feel like bartending is really fun, and I enjoy the fast pace atmosphere.
(5) What distinguishes or separates you from other bartenders?
I am a fun bartender, and people enjoy being around me. When customers get a drink from me, they always leave with a smile.

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