Congrats to our November bartender of the month. Courtney bartends at Gulf Gate Food + Beer, located at 6528 Superior Avenue, Sarasota, 34231, in the Gulf Gate District. Courtney grew up right here in the Sarasota area and loves her two girls. Here’s a quick highlight about Courtney and Gulf Gate Food + Beer.
Q: What’s your bartending experience and how long have you worked at GULF GATE FOOD + BEER? What drink have you perfected?
A: I’ve been bartending for 13 years and working at Gulf Gate Food + Beer since we opened two months ago. My favorite cocktail to make is called, “Berry White Girl.”
Q: What is the strangest or funniest experience you witnessed or were party to at work?
A: SO… (Sigh) one time I mistook two female partners for mother and daughter. The rest of their lunch visit was pretty awkward. #EpciFail
Q: Any hobbies, goals, etc. you enjoy when not working?
A: Food! Food is my hobby. My main goal is to raise my two daughters to be decent and respectful human beings.
Q: How would you describe yourself?
A: I’m very outgoing, ambitious, and adventurous. I also think I’m pretty damn funny. J
Q: What makes Gulf Gate Food + Beer a special place to visit?
A: Our menu is a BOMB! I usually tell people it’s very eclectic but it’s everything you didn’t even know you wanted. PLUS, our staff is amazing.
Q: What specialty drink is Gulf Gate Food + Beer noted for?
A: We’re noted for the “Berry White Girl” and the “Mimosa Nights” are cool too!
Q: When is the best time for locals and visitors to enjoy your company at Gulf Gate Food + Beer.
A: I’m here anytime between 11 am – 2 am. No…seriously, we’re still singing and cooking.