Categorized | Dining Deals, People

Trudy Garrett – Sansei’s Hot Bartender!

Hot Bartenders Both - Trudy and Mike at Sansei

Hot Bartenders Both - Trudy and Mike at Sansei

Trudy Garrett was gracious enough to answer a few questions posed by What’s Cooking Maui. Read on and learn what makes Trudy such a fascinating person and so much fun to be around!


WCM: Right to the point, Trudy, how do you keep things “cool” yet make your bar so “hot?”
Trudy: DK, the owner of Sansei, keeps things cool (some nights they even say cold!) Michael’s really the one who keeps the bar hot.

WCM: You’re not just a bartender; you also serve lots and lots of sushi at your bar. With all the serving, bussing, pouring, mixing, and special orders, how do you manage it all so seamlessly?
Trudy: I obviously don’t do it alone. What helps the most is we work so well together and I love what I do.

WCM: Off the cuff — what’s a nice girl like you doing in a place like this?
Trudy: I’m not that nice.

WCM: Okay, better put, how did you originally find your way to Sansei? How long have you been working there?
Trudy: I was recruited by my previous manager. I’ve been at Sansei three years now.

WCM: If I weren’t the bartender at Sansei I’d be __________________.
Trudy: Jobless and sitting on the other side of the bar. It wouldn’t be pretty!!

WCM: Sansei is undoubtedly a great place to meet and mingle, especially late nights. How do you make everyone feel so at home at your bar?
Trudy: My home is your home – just be respectful!

WCM: Yes, ma`am! Ever give relationship advice?
Trudy: Yeah, put your drink down, go home, and deal with it!

WCM: What’s the most interesting thing that’s happened at your bar?
Trudy: Parin Hilton came in and personally invited me to be her BFF! Just kidding, every night is interesting.

WCM: Sounds like Paris missed out. What’s the most interesting thing that’s happened in your life?
Trudy: Most people seem to think it was my being an Airborne Paratrooper in the U.S. Army. I say it was moving to this beautiful island and living my dream.

WCM: A paratrooper who moved to Maui  and works at Sansei- that’s pretty exciting. Did your army experience prepare you to handle high stress situations  as well as you do? Those prickly people and all…
Trudy: Most people behave. I’m a pretty straight forward person. If they get out of control I turn them over to my partner, Michael.

WCM: Well, at least you learned chain of command. What’s your favorite libation to serve? To enjoy after hours? To toss down the drain?
Trudy: Favorite drink to serve is martinis. Favorite to imbibe after hours is dirty martini, with 2 olives but no pimentos, and I would rather toss pina coladas down the drain.

WCM: Fill in the blanks: If I never see another ______________ in my life it will be too soon.
Trudy: Person who litters!

WCM: What do you like most about Maui?
Trudy: The fact I’m here. I love everything about it. Everyday I’m grateful.

WCM: What do you like most about your job?
Trudy: The people I meet and the friendships I’ve made.

WCM: You’re a real champion, Trudy, and in spite of what you claim, I think you’re really nice.
Trudy: If you say so…

Sansei's Famed Logo

Sansei's Famed Logo

Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar (Lahaina) on Urbanspoon

Be Sociable, Share!
Be Sociable, Share!


Tags: , , ,

58 Responses to “Trudy Garrett – Sansei’s Hot Bartender!”

Trackbacks/Pingbacks

  1. is a writer first, and his capability

    to conduct research and delve deep into the earlier period is secondary. a novel set in a bygone era attracts readers who develop a curiosity to know what comes next, and this induces them to keep turning the pages excitedly.the aim

  2. hundreds of thousands of individual web sites.

    most of these pages contain text that was probably written by a freelance writer.the fact is that text is very important to any given web page. it’s also a fact that a majority of website and web-business owners are not natural

  3. value of good content. most of the

    time, they just cannot write or do not have the time to write. as a writer, you keep up with what is going on with things like the google panda updates. educate your potential client just a little on the value

  4. Ellis Wolpe says:

    a management or supervisor position is in

    your future. it also gives you more standing to discuss a pay rise.conclusioncpas are always in demand. there are many accountants in the field therefore, it is wise to be capable of standing out from the crowd by enrolling in one

  5. one. also you’ll need to add all

    the other work that has been published while you’ve been working on your topic.continuous smooth processyour research work should be done in one smooth continuous process. many students do experimental work and then stop and write, mainly when they ha…

  6. food groups are carbohydrate, protein, and fat.

    these classifications are oversimplified, especially regarding subcategories of carbohydrate. moreover, although dietary protein contains all the standard amino acids, muscle protein synthesis depends on supplying an overabundance of one type. here is…

  7. is this important? the reason is that

    if you have people in india writing american style articles, they will end up sounding and reading horribly. this is a bug turn off to readers and by having a well reading article, you will better positioned to make more money

  8. questions please feel free to shoot me

    an e-mail. are you in pursuit of good ideas and tips to get the company blog started? looking for ways to inculcate and integrate the 4ps of marketing? inquire if the marketing department of your company is planning to enter the


Leave a Reply

 

Topics

CALENDAR