Gulf Gate Food + Beer, 941-952-3361
6528 Superior Avenue, Gulf Gate
This month’s bartender of the month is a fourth generation native of Florida and works six days a week. This kind of work ethic deserves a toast. So, raise your glass to Alahna, bartender at Gulf Gate Food + Beer.
Let’s learn a little more about Alahna:
Q: How would you describe yourself?
A: Young, energetic, outgoing personality and extremely hard worker. I work six nights a week, plus school during the day.
Q: Where are you from?
A: Naples, FL.
Q: Are you a sports fan?
A: I enjoy seeing people get so excited about their team.
Q: What are you favorite teams?
A: My sister goes to UF, so I do root for the Gators. And part of my family is from Tennessee, so I do like the Vols.
Q: How long have you been bartending?
A: 15 years.
Q: How long you have you been working at Gulf Gate Food + Beer?
A: 9 months.
Q: What makes Gulf Gate Food + Beer a special place to work?
A: We are a family. The owners are amazing, and the girls are super fun to work with. We have a really good time and enjoy working with each other.
Q: What do you enjoy about your job?
A: I really enjoy meeting new people, but also love my regulars. They are the highlight of my shift.
Q: Any funny stories or experiences from your job to share?
A: A great bartender keeps her secrets. : )
Q: Do you have a signature cocktail?
A: The strawberry mint spritzer is my personal favorite.
Q: What do you like to drink?
A: Jack on the rocks.
Q: What are your hobbies?
A: Scuba diving and time with my pup.
Q: Best time for locals to stop in the Gulf Gate Food + Beer?
A: Anytime. We have a great brunch on Sunday and awesome specials throughout the week.
Q: Best time for visitors to stop in the Gulf Gate Food + Beer?
A: Please stop by at any time – we will make you feel like family