Bartender of the Month: January 2021

Meet Gina: Siesta Key Oyster Bar (SKOB)

5238 Ocean Blvd, Siesta Key

941-346-5433

Celebrate the new year with a cocktail at the Siesta Key Oyster Bar located in the Village were our January Bartender of the Month, Gina, can craft for you one of her signature cocktails. Let’s get to know Gina a little better:

Siesta Sand: Where are you from?

Gina: Sarasota, FL

Siesta Sand: What are your hobbies?

Gina: Weaving & Macramé

Siesta Sand: Are you a sports fan?

Gina: No, but I am a huge fan of the Puppy Bowl!

Siesta Sand: How long have you been bartending?

Gina: On and off for about 8 years

Siesta Sand: How long you have you been working at SKOB?

Gina: A little over 6 years

Siesta Sand: What does SKOB have to offer?

Gina: Amazing ambiance and even better food

Siesta Sand: What makes SKOB a special place to work?

Gina: The people I get to work with. We are all one big family in and outside of work.

Siesta Sand: What do you enjoy about your job?

Gina: Getting to meet new people from all around the world and creating an inclusive environment where everyone can have fun.

Siesta Sand: Do you have a signature cocktail?

Gina: I have a few but at the moment, my Samoa cookie shot.

Siesta Sand: What do you like to drink?

Gina: Wine or vodka

Siesta Sand: Best time for locals & visitors to stop in SKOB?

Gina: No matter when you come in, you’re bound to have a good time. If you love oysters as much as we do, then come in between 3 PM-6 PM for half priced oysters by the dozen.