Ballantyne Magazine

WINTER 2016-2017

Ballantyne Magazine covers news, events, real estate, restaurants, shopping, health, schools and business in the upscale Ballantyne Area of Charlotte, NC.

Issue link:

Contents of this Issue


Page 34 of 99

faces | BALLANTYNE SAMI TEKIN Birthplace: Istanbul. Job: Co-owner, Ballantyne Jewelers. What do you like most about your job? Helping make the moments in people's lives truly special. What's your guilty pleasure? Creme brulee. Do you live in Ballantyne? No. What is your favorite Ballantyne-area restaurant? Gallery Restaurant and Viva Chicken. What is your favorite outdoor activity? Swimming with my children. Describe your dream vacation. A yacht cruise on the Mediterranean. What would your theme song be for walking into a room? "My Way" by Frank Sinatra. What is your favorite news source? The Wall Street Journal. I would rather be caught dead than wear _____. A Speedo swimsuit. What charitable organizations are you involved with? Mitey Riders. My son is involved in the program. What is your biggest pet peeve? Complainers. What is a hidden gem in the Ballantyne area? Amelie's . Share something that someone would never guess about you. I love to cook and host dinner and drinks for family and friends. WINTER 2016-2017 BALLANTYNE MAGAZINE 33

Articles in this issue

Archives of this issue

view archives of Ballantyne Magazine - WINTER 2016-2017