There’s nothing like speaking to an expert or getting personalized service when it comes to buying cigars. Our team is knowledgeable about the products we carry and well equipped to help you find the right cigar at the right price. Allow us to introduce you to our staff…
MEET THE RETAIL TEAM
Shadi Bitar - Retail Sales Manager
FAVORITE CIGAR: Perdomo Habano Corojo Presidente
Before moving to the east coast, Shadi resided in California for 10 years where he fell in love with the beach and with
cigars. The only thing Shadi loves more than cigars or the beach would be his wife and 3 year old son Markie. Shadi
has a passion for sales and talking to customers, and his favorite factory to visit
would be Tabacalera Perdomodown in Nicaragua.
“Cigars are a great friend to have, cigars are like therapy, and something you can have a conversion with” – Shadi Bitar
Sean Brown - Retail Tobacconist
FAVORITE CIGAR: J.D. Howard Reserve
Sean is a resident of Lopatcong Township, NJ and 26 year old fellow brother of the leaf. Tobacco is his passion,
and cigars are his quest. Sean is an avid sports fan who likes to spend most of his free time
exploring the outdoors,of course with a stogie in hand.
“To smoke is human; to smoke cigars is divine.” – Unknown
Tim Donnelly - Retail Tobacconist
FAVORITE CIGAR: Guillermo Leon Corona Gorda
Tim currently lives in Allentown but hails from Pittsburgh and bleeds black and gold. When he’s not watching the
Steelers he strives to explore the ever expanding world of the leaf. Even from his humble beginnings smoking gas
station dog rockets, he has enjoyed every step of his journey through the tobacco jungle.
“It has always been my rule never to smoke when asleep, and never to refrain when awake.” – Mark Twain
Christian Colon - Retail Tobacconist
FAVORITE CIGAR: Camacho Triple Maduro
Christian is a Bethlehem PA resident who is a lifelong football player and cigar enthusiast. Christian is of
Puerto Rican descent and developedhis passion for cigars from his grandmother who used to roll her own cigars
in Puerto Rico. He spends a lot of his free time lifting weights and researching different cigars to try.
“The blessed gift of smoking” – HG Wells
MEET THE RESTAURANT TEAM
Evan Kechely – Restaurant Manager
FAVORITE CIGAR: Drew Estate Liga Privada Dirty Rat
FAVORITE DRINK:Troegs Nugget Nectar
Chef Evan Kechely’s experience encompasses independent and corporate restaurants, country clubs,
assisted-living facilities,banquets, catering, and large scale events. Evan’s passion for culinary perfection
has earned hima reputation of achievement throughout the Lehigh Valley.
Allix Roberts – Front of House Supervisor
FAVORITE CIGAR: Drew Estate Acid Cold Infusion
FAVORITE DRINK: French Martini
Allix Roberts hails from Pen Argyl, PA and has been working in the restaurant industry for
more than 10 years.Allix strives to provide a superior guest experience to anyone and
everyone who walks through the door. Though her responsibilities are focused on managing
her staff, she still loves the nights when she can get behind the bar and spend quality time
with the customers; needless to say, the girl makes a mean drink.