30 Second Supplier Spotlight // Dave from SALTWATER RESTAURANT

Saltwater is perched atop the Surf Life Saving Club overlooking Fingal Beach. Less than 10 minutes from Nelson Bay, Saltwater Restaurant is the perfect choice for an afternoon drink, a delicious dinner or a memorable function.


30 Seconds with Dave from Saltwater Restaurant

What’s your name? David Pollard

What's your Business name? Saltwater Restaurant, Fingal Bay

Your Nickname? Polly

What do you do? Owner & Head Chef

How long have you been doing it? 28 years

If you weren’t doing this, what would you be doing? Probably time in jail

Best part of your job? Getting great feedback at the end of a busy service that went smoothly

What are you binge watching at the moment? Black Mirror

How do you have your coffee? Double shot latte

Favourite beverage? Water during work, followed by a glass of Rose at the end of a shift 

Favourite part of a wedding? When the restaurant is perfectly set up and watching the Groom nervously pacing beforehand and then the look on his face when he finally sees his Bride

What do you love most about weddings in Port Stephens? Our venue showcasing everything Port Stephens has to offer

Why do you love working with A Beautiful Occasion? Because they make our venue look even more spectacular, and do so with cheer and a smile

You’re on a deserted island and you’re allowed to take three things, what are they and why?

  1. Sunglasses – a lifetime of squinting would be hell

  2. Books – imagine all that spare time without a good book

  3. Toilet paper – I may be deserted but there is no need to be a savage darling!

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