Barista of the Month…

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Mojo Risin’ Coffee Company, 941-349-6656
5251 Ocean Boulevard, Siesta Key

    I’m 6’1” and no I don’t play volleyball or basketball! Ha-ha, all joking aside I would say that I am compassionate, hardworking, and kind. I don’t particularly like talking about myself so that’s all I’m going to say 🙂

Q: Where are you from?
A: I grew up here! A rare Florida native.

Q: Are you a sports fan?
A: Yes, I like hockey, football, rugby, and surfing!

Q: What are you favorite sports teams?
A: The Lightning for hockey, Patriots for football, and yes, I said the Patriots, & the Springboks for rugby (The South African national team).

Q: How long have you been a barista/ bartending?
A: Four years now.

Q: How long you have you been working at Mojo Risin’?
A: Well I have worked on the property for 2 1/2 years, but we Just reopened as Mojo Risin’ Coffee Company last Monday!

Q: What does Mojo Risin’ have to offer?
A: We serve coffee, lattes, locally made pastries, smoothie bowls, cocktails, & waffles on a stick! Just to name a few. And, of course, we are always serving up sunshine, smiles & great hospitality!

Q: What makes Mojo Risin’ a special place to work?
A: Mojo Risin’ is my 2nd home and we are all a big family! They say, “you’ll never work a day in your life if you love your where you work” and that’s what makes Mojo Risin’ special!

Q: What do you enjoy about your job?
A: I love absolutely everything! It’s a beautiful shop with a rad vibe. I love coffee & making coffee. I love all of our customers & making people happy! I also love working right in Siesta Key Village, it’s hard not to enjoy everything when you work in Paradise!

Q: Do you have a signature cocktail?
A: We have our delicious Bloody Mary’s! We serve a Hangover happy hour! 2 for 1 Bloody Mary’s from 7am-9am! And yes, I said 7am! We start serving alcohol 7 days a week at 7 A.M.

Q: Do you have a signature latte?
A: We have our siesta coconut mocha! It’s a deliciously crafted latte that has espresso, coconut, mocha, and your choice of milk! Served hot or iced.

 Q: What do you like to drink?
A: Coffee, coffee, & more coffee!

Q: What are your hobbies?
A: Besides going to college full-time to become a elementary school teacher; when I have extra time, I love to surf, soak up the rays at the beach, do yoga, paint, and pet dogs!

Q: Best time for locals & visitors to stop in Mojo Risin’ Coffee Company?
A: Anytime! We are open 7am-7pm 7 days a week!! A huge shout out to all of our regulars! We love you! & to all of our future guests as well!

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