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Member Spotlight - Sam Peters

By Bridget Mason Hess posted 12-04-2018 13:06

sam peters
USBG San Diego Chapter, 6 years in the industry

Nicknames? Sammy

What is your current state of mind? Happy to be where I'm at and happy with my progress

What is your favorite word? Viscosity

What is your least favorite word? 86d

Guiltiest pleasure drink? Pina Colada - who doesn't love them!?!

What turns you on? A solid vibe on a Friday night service

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What turns you off? Vendors not leaving me alone!

What sound or noise do you love? Jazz instrumental

What sound or noise do you loathe? The ice scoop scraping the bottom of the well

Drinks (F*$&, Marry, Kill)? Gin & Tonic, M- Negroni, K- AMF or Long Island

What other profession what you like to attempt? Contracting/carpentry

What profession would you never attempt? Police officer

If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the pearly gates? "Well, looks like you made it."

What are you most afraid of? Failure

Which trait in yourself do you most appreciate? Ambition

Which trait in yourself is sometimes a struggle? Too much empathy/too nice sometimes

Which living person do you most admire? Joe Rogan

What is your idea of perfect happiness? Drink in my hand on the beach or a large body of water

On what occasion do you lie? To spare someone's feelings

What do you love most about your appearance? My style

What do you consider to be the most over-rated virtue? Purity - we're all tainted.

What (or who) is the greatest love of your life? My Great Dane, Betty

Which words or phrases do you most over-use? "it's like herding cats"

When and where are you/were you the happiest? New Orleans in a jazz dive bar

Where would you most like to live? Louisville, Kentucky

Who are your favorite writers? Stephen King

Who is your hero of fiction? Spiderman always

How would you like to die? Of old age surrounded by loved ones

What is your most treasured possession? A German stein my grandfather gave me

What is your greatest regret? Not going to college for water polo when I had the chance

Do you use your intuition? All the time! That's how I got to where I'm at.

If you have attended a recent USBG program, what is your #1 take-away from your experience? The education. Every month we have a new product do a class, and our chapter does well at putting value into the bartenders and sending them home with knowledge they can use in their bars or restaurants.

Anything else you'd like us to know? I am the GM/Bar Director of Georges At The Cove. I grew up in this restaurant and I am happy to be a part of one of my hometown's globally known restaurants.



1 comment



12-06-2018 09:56

Hi, Sammy!

Love that you were the happiest in my city (New Orleans)! It is pretty magical! 

Hope to visit you at Georges At The Cove when I'm in town for the Western Regional Conference in March!