Rosie Beecher

Alpine Observer - - People Around Town -

What do you do?

I work at and man­age Mr Pom’s, Bright’s new­est hos­pi­tal­ity of­fer­ing. We do fresh juices and fresh sand­wiches and wraps. We opened two weeks ago with a bit of a si­lent open­ing on Thurs­day, May 17 be­fore our first of­fi­cial day on the Fri­day.

A juice and sand­wich bar is maybe some­thing peo­ple might have said Bright needed?

Yeah, I think it was some­thing that was miss­ing and we’re pretty con­fi­dent it will do well. A lot of peo­ple are busy with work and prob­a­bly don’t have a much time for lunch so hav­ing a place where they can grab a ready to go sand­wich or a juice is some­thing that’s pretty con­ve­nient.

What’s the mean­ing be­hind the name Mr Pom’s?

Po­mol­ogy is the sci­ence of grow­ing fruit. We dis­cov­ered that when we were brain­storm­ing ideas for a name and thought it was pretty cool.

What juice do you rec­om­mend?

It would def­i­nitely have to be the Dirty Dilf with a bit of ex­tra gin­ger is nice or the Pop­eye Pash if you’re look­ing for a meal re­place­ment.

You were work­ing at Dr Mauve, are you still down there too?

I am, I’m do­ing Fri­day and Satur­day nights just to help out a lit­tle bit. Both busi­nesses be­long to Jamilla Cud­more and Tom Buck­ley who are also in the process of set­ting up an­other new ven­ture at Mt Hotham called Miss Mary’s so we’re all help­ing out where we can at the mo­ment.

How long have you been in Bright?

I have been here for four months. I came for a visit and never went home.

Where did you move from?

I moved from Bate­man’s Bay on the NSW south coast. I orig­i­nally came here to suss out a po­si­tion on the moun­tain for win­ter but then these cou­ple of op­por­tu­ni­ties just kind of fell into my lap. Jamilla just said to me I’ve planned your life out for you and this is what’s hap­pen­ing. I’m al­ways open to new and ex­cit­ing things and didn’t re­ally have any­thing go­ing on at the time so it was a pretty easy de­ci­sion to stay. I fell in love with the place too so I’m pretty pleased to be start­ing a new chap­ter here.

You’ve traded the coast for the moun­tains, what do you pre­fer the beach or the snow?

You can’t go passed the ocean so I’d have to say salt comes first and snow se­cond.

What have you done for work in the past?

I had most re­cently worked in re­tail in clothes stores and hadn’t worked in hos­pi­tal­ity for a while be­fore com­ing to Bright. Hos­pi­tal­ity is ob­vi­ously a big part of what Bright is so I was keen to get back into it. It has also been a great way to meet peo­ple.

What do you en­joy do­ing in your spare time?

Out­side of work I like I do a bit of hik­ing and swim­ming and I’m look­ing for­ward to get­ting up the moun­tain to do a bit of ski­ing on my days off.

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