ALL PHOTOS TAKEN BY SIMON TAYLOR
Venue Manager, Tio's Cerveceria, 4 Foster Street, Surry Hills
Actual job: Batman
What are you passionate about? Putting Tequila into peoples mouths, mind-ultering films and poems by Allen Ginsberg
What do you live for? Bowls of spaghetti and the prospect of success in what I do.
What drives you? A Mercedes A-Class. I hate it. It's for sale by the way.
Who and or what inspires you? The Beat Generation
Who has helped you become the person you are? Sanford Meisner and anyone who told me to not give a F*&%K about what people think.
What qualities do you value? Authenticity, Courage and Honestly
"Just keep moving forward and don't give a shit about what anybody thinks. Do what you have to do, for you."
What change do you want to see in the industry? Simply, less wank and more passion.
What are you or others doing to encourage this change? Ensuring customers come out of the bar with more knowledge, confidence and absolute satisfaction.
What change do you want to see in the world? Marriage Equality
Recall a memorable experience I drank a couple of Rio Bravo Cans through the barrel of a shot gun one time that was pretty cool.
What is your experience as a female in this industry been like? Always positive- My appearance has dramatically changed in the last 8 years I have been in Hospitality which hasn't affected my roles behind the bar or where I have worked. I encourage all Females to feel confident behind the bar and not let the fact they have tits define who they are or what they can do.