Name Dimitri Sagiotis
AKA Jimmy
Business Salty Rooster
Location Queenscliff

What’s your favourite place on the Northern Beaches?

Is there something about you that would surprise people?
What you see is what you get with me, I wear my heart on my sleeve. No surprises.

What’s something everyone should do at least once?
Visit Miami

It’s Sunday afternoon, where do we find you?
Electric Scooter riding with my kids

If you were down to your last $50 what would you spend it on?
My kids


How did Salty Rooster happen?  How long have you been operating?
It was always a dream of mine. I made it happen with our first store in Narrabeen 15 years ago.

Best business experience?
Opening first store

If you weren’t doing this, what would you be doing?
I am exactly where I want to be.

Best part of your job or most enjoyable part of your job?
Delivering customer’s a quality product and the relationships and friendships I have built with them.

Most stressful part of your job?
Life is too short to stress

What’s the best part of working on the Northern Beaches? Why’d you chose to work here?
The community, the beach atmosphere, casual and relaxed and personable lifestyle.


What would you rate 10/10?
My partner

What is the best advice you’ve received?
Never give up.

What’s the best thing that’s happened to you this week?
My son received a kindness award at school

Greatest strength?
Positive can-do attitude. Will and determination

Greatest weakness?
Impatience to achieve everything at once

Does anything scare you?
Not that I can think of

What’s your most treasured possession?
Possessions come and go. I try not to hold onto them too much.

What’s your idea of absolute happiness?
Success in life and love with my family

Which two famous people would you choose to be stuck in a lift with?
Steve Jobs and Bill Gates

What travel experiences is on your bucket list?
Back to Miami, Greece and the Caribbean. Visit Mauritius, Maldives and Dubai.

How do you switch off?

What’s your guilty pleasure?
Half Baked Ben and Jerry’s ice cream

Who’s your personal hero?
My partner

If you were an animal, what would you be?
A golden eagle

How would you like to be remembered?
As a father who gave his children the gift of hope. As a partner who gave love everyday, as a respectful and caring son and brother and as a successful entrepreneur.