The Last Word

The Last Word with Colin Tweed, food & beverage manager of The Fullerton Arms

The Last Word with Colin Tweed, food & beverage manager of The Fullerton Arms

Colin Tweed

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN IN THIS ROLE?
Two years.

DESCRIBE A TYPICAL DAY?
We are always busy here in Ballintoy so it’s get in sharp and get ready for a busy day ahead. Anything form large coach parties, exploring tourists, our local friends or plenty of our four-legged friends too; after all, we are The Dog Friendly Pub of the Year 2017.

WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST JOB?
Washing cars.

ENTERTAINMENT
FAVOURITE TV SHOW: Game of Thrones
FAVOURITE ALBUM CURRENTLY LISTENING TO: Michael Jackson Number Ones
FAVOURITE BAND: Metallica
LAST BOOK READ: Origins by Dan Brown
FAVOURITE CELEBRITY: Tom Hanks

 

 

SOCIAL
FAVOURITE FOOD: Anything BBQ
FAVOURITE RESTAURANT: Deanes at Queen’s
LAST HOTEL YOU STAYED AT: Nestor Hotel, Cyprus
LAST BAR/NIGHTCLUB YOU VISITED: Castle Club, Ayia Napa
FAVOURITE PLACE IN WORLD: London
INDOOR CONCERT OR FESTIVAL:
Concert
LAST HOLIDAY: Cyprus, honeymoon

DRINKS
FAVOURITE HOT DRINK: Cappuccino
FAVOURITE SOFT DRINK: San Pellgrino, Pomegranate & Orange
BEER OR CIDER: Cider
WHITE OR RED WINE: Red
WHISKEY OR BRANDY: Whiskey
GIN OR VODKA: Vodka
COCKTAILS OR BUBBLY: Cocktails

WHAT FOUR PEOPLE WOULD YOU INVITE TO A DINNER PARTY?
Jimmy Carr, Keith Lemon, Kevin Bridges and The Queen

ONE ITEM YOU COULDN’T LIVE WITHOUT?
My Xbox

WHO WOULD PLAY YOU IN A MOVIE OF YOUR LIFE?
Tom Hanks

WHAT IS YOUR IDEAL JOB?
I always wanted to be an astronaut from a very early age so if NASA need a food and beverage manager on the space station, someone please put my name forward.

FAVOURITE QUOTE?
“Life is like riding a bicycle, to keep your balance you must keep moving.” Albert Einstein.

INSPIRATION IN YOUR LIFE?
Would have to be my grandfather. No matter what life throws at the man he always keeps his cool. He lives for his family and is simply a gentleman.

THE MOST IMPORTANT LIFE LESSON YOU’VE LEARNT?
Mistakes will undoubtedly happen. Learn from this quickly, and move on.

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