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Published on August 15th, 2012 | by NSB Observer


Starr Ratcliff- OM Bar Bartender/Student

Q: What brought you to NSB?

A: My Momma! She brought me here when I was 4 years old from Tulsa, Oklahoma. She moved here to work on cleaning the beaches and then became the Animal Control Officer in New Smyrna for most of my childhood.

Om Bar NSB bartenderQ: How long have you been bartending?

A: I have been in the service industry for 9 years and have been bartending for almost 2.

Q: How long have you worked at OM Bar?

A: I have been at OM Bar since April of this year. I was their Easter present.

Q: Who is your favorite bartender to order drinks from?

A: Jamie O’Malley, because I don’t have to come up with anything. She knows what I want, even when I don’t know what I want.

Q: What is your 5-year plan?

A: To finish my degree in Sociology and find a job in my field that offers benefits and vacation time. I have already received my associate degree in Social Work from Daytona State and I start classes at the University of Central Florida this fall.

Q: What is your favorite meal in town?

A: The Dr. Feelgood specialty pizza from Panheads Pizzeria on Canal Street.

Q: What is your favorite spot on the beach?

A: The dog beach. There are less people and I can bring my dog, Karma.

Q: What do you do on your day off?

A: Sleep.

Q: Where is your favorite place in town to shop?

A: Inlet Charley’s, because he always has deals for locals.

Q: What is your favorite memory living here so far?

A:  Spring break of my sophomore year in high school, my friend Nicole had just gotten a car.  It was a Geo Metro Hatchback and 12 of us climbed into it. It was like a little clown car adventure.  We all had early release day and headed straight for the beach. It was definitely a good time.

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