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Johnny Castillo

General Manager
Hometown: San Diego born and bred (but have an east coast swag).

Hobbies: Foam rolling, reading, anything fitness. Spending quality time with loved ones!

Background: Started my hospitality career at Sidebar in 2006 and recently came back full circle in October of 2014

Stevie Root

Hometown: Valley Center, CA

Been at Side Bar Since: Off and on since 2009

Hobbies: Most important thing to me is spending time with my family and friends. To add to that, I really just love anything outdoors (i.e. Hiking, camping, fishing, beaching it, sports, etc.)
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Monica Foitzik

Hometown: Vista, Ca

Sign: Leo, and I'm very much a Leo!

Hobbies: Before bartending, I danced for several years in the nightlife industry. I've danced ever since I was younger and still love it! If you find me behind the bar, chances are I'm dancing there too!

What’s your ideal perfect man: My perfect man is someone who is confident, loving and makes me laugh. Being hot doesn't hurt either, haha.

What drink would you be: I would be a spicy Hendrix Bloody Monica! Haha! Because, I love breakfast, I prefer gin over vodka (especially Hendrix), and I am pretty spicy.

If you were stranded in an island what 3 things would you have with you: A warm blanket, a good multi-use tool so I could get to work on surviving and all, and a good book, because believe or not, this gal is a nerd.

Besides working at Sidebar, I'm currently finishing my master's of acupuncture at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. Soon I hope to be Dr. Monica!

Allison Dowell

Office Manager
Hometown: San Diego (Go Padres!)

Sign: Sagittarius

Hobbies: Crossfit, running, paddle boarding, trying new craft beers and cooking

The Ideal Man: A go-getter who is confident, respectful and knows what he wants. Being family oriented and having a great sense of humor doesn't hurt either!

If I was a drink, I'd be: a glass of champagne because I am bubbly, classy, and worth a celebration!

If I was stranded on an island, I would bring: a cute bikini, a paddle board, and someone to make me laugh

Damon M. Welch

Nightclub Manager
Hometown: Rosemont, Illinois (right outside of Chicago)

Hobbies: Cooking, horticulture, physical performance enhancement training

Justin Slack

Door Host
Hometown: Portland, Oregon

Sign: Aries

Hobbies: Partying with my friends, going to the beach, going on long walks with Allison Dowell, sports.

Ideal woman: Allison Dowell

Drink: Jameson and Ginger

If I was stuck on a island I would want: Allison Dowell, unlimited Jameson and gingers, and a tv to watch football.

Elizabeth Hansen

Cocktail Server
Hometown: Long Beach, Ca

Horoscope: Taurus

Hobbies: Yoga!, snowboarding, traveling & sunbathing by the pool

The ideal perfect man: smart, sophisticated, funny, kind, and down for adventures

What drink would you be: Extra dirty martini-delicate, classy & strong ;)

If you were stranded in an island what 3 things would you have with you: sunscreen, my iPad & my gentleman :)
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Megan Lewis

Cocktail Server
Hometown: Big Bear, CA

Horoscope: LEO

Hobbies: I love to dance and bake.

The your ideal perfect man/woman: My perfect man is someone is caring, passionate,and makes me laugh. Someone who brings out the best in you. And he is always there for you no matter what decisions you make.

What drink would you be: If I was a drink it would probably be jamo ginger. Brings out a little crazy lol.

If you were stranded in an island what 3 things would you have with you: I would have and endless amount of beer (preferably some Cali Creamin), some good romantic books to read, and probably red hair dye. I would still need to keep the red hair looking fresh.

Jennifer Naylor

VIP Host
Hometown: San Marcos, CA

Sign/Horoscope: Sagittarius

Hobbies: Trying out different restaurants, hiking, cooking.

The ideal perfect man/woman: Goal driven, family friendly, and it wouldn't hurt if he looked like Ryan Gosling.

What drink would you be: A jalapeno strawberry margarita

If you were stranded in an island what 3 things would you have with you: an ipod with all my music in it, matches, and a book on how to escape an island
Side Bar Cocktail Server - Erika Valencia

Erika Valencia

Cocktail Server
Hometown: San Bernardino, California

Sign: Capricorn

Hobbies: My hobbies are traveling and exploring new places, any activity that is outdoors, and most importantly spending time with my family and friends.

What's your ideal man? My ideal man is a confident man, ambitious, family oriented, with a great sense of humor because my family and I are big $#%T talkers and he would need to be able to handle it.

If you could be a drink, what would you be? The drink I would be is a jalapeno margarita.

If you were stranded on an island, what three things would you have with you? If I was stranded on an island I would have my sail boat to island hop, my sexy man, and music for days!
Side Bar Cocktail Server - Christina Jordan

Christina Jordan

Cocktail Server
Hometown: Albuquerque, New Mexico

Hobbies: hiking, beach, movies, Gardening, traveling

Describe your ideal man: Tall,light eyed,dark haired, intelligent, humble, funny, family oriented and goal driven. This man's gotta be right with the Lawd too!!

3 things I would take to an island: A guitar, a canteen, and a hair tie
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Shamim Fardbastan

Cocktail Server
Hometown: San Diego, CA

Hobbies: Cooking for sure! I’ve always had a passion for cooking since I was a little girl! Don’t hesitate to ask me to cook for you, you won’t be dissapointed :)

The ideal perfect man: My ideal perfect man would be someone loyal and respectful whom I can trust and be myself with. Someone smart who has long term goals and ambition! Having shared common interests and humor is also a must!! You can’t take life too seriously! What's a happy relationship if you can’t be silly and have fun together?!

What drink would you be: Don Julio 1942 - Can’t get any better!

Frankie Scuito

Bar Manager
Hometown: Born & Raised in SD

Sign: Taurus

Hobbies: Motocross, boating, boxing, FUN & adventure

The ideal perfect woman: Gorgeous Brunette, tan, good smile, athletic, low maintenance, and fun!

What drink would you be? The good old “old fashioned”

If you were stranded in an island what 3 things would you have with you? My Yacht anchored off shore, My ideal perfect woman, and a cocktail!