- Cigar Samplers
Originally from New Jersey in 1997 decided to migrate to the south and open up the first location in North Myrtle Beach because cigars were a passion and thought it would be fun. It is and he really likes going to work even at his age. He has been married to his wife Holly for 46 years and they have two daughters Erin & Jamie. In his spare time enjoys Sundays with his granddaughter Caroline.
NICK’S FAVORITES INCLUDE:
FOOD: Fresh Swordfish
SPIRIT: Seagrams VO & Italian Wines
HOBBY: Work 4 days, Golf 2 Days, Beach 1 day. Living the life
SPORT TEAMS: PGA Tour
GOLF COURSE SMOKE: Sindicato Maduro
FAVORITE LOCAL RESTAURANT: The Surf Golf Club (my country club)
Jamie was born and raised in Ramsey, NJ. In 1997 she left to attend college at Elon University in North Carolina for a degree in Communications. After graduation she moved to Myrtle Beach and worked for Burroughs & Chapin Company for five years as a tournament sales coordinator for their golf division. In 2004 she started part time helping out at Nick’s. In August 2006 she moved over permanently into a full time role to start preparing for Nick’s retirement that is never happening. Jamie has a 6 year old daughter Caroline.
JAMIE’S FAVORITES INCLUDE:
FOOD: Veal Parmesan and Lobster Bites
SPIRITS: Champagne & Patron Silver
HOBBIES: Traveling, Going to Sporting Events and the Beach. Golf when she can.
SPORT TEAMS: UGA Bulldogs
FAVORITE SMOKE: Heiress Cigars
FAVORITE LOCAL RESTAURANT: Joe’s Bar & Grill
Jaimie is originally from Erie Pennsylvania. Fun fact, she was the original Nick’s Cigar Bar Bartender but left to go back home. Three years later she decided to come back to work with us on the cigar side. She keeps us all in line and makes sure all our customers are happy with their purchases and experience shopping at Nick’s. She has an eye fro merchandising and making sure everything looks right in the store. She has two amazing sons and is happily married!
JAIMIE AYALA’S FAVORITES:
FOOD: Eggplant Parmesan
SPIRITS: Jesus & sometimes a glass of wine
HOBBIES: Home decorating
FAVORITE SMOKE: La Flor Dominicana Reserve Especial
FAVORITE LOCAL RESTAURANT: Thoroughbreds
Jim was born and raised in Northeast Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. For 15 years he worked at Santino’s Family Restaurant and Bar. In the summer of 2004 he decided to leave and move to South Carolina. He started with Nick’s in 2005 and worked his way up to Assistant Manager for the company. Jim oversees all store operations and the online retail department. In his spare time he also likes to participate in various charity golf tournaments around the Grand Strand. Jim has two beautiful daughters and a loving wife.
JIM CARTIN’S FAVORITES INCLUDE:
FOOD: Philly Cheesesteak with WIZZ & Tasty Kakes
HOBBIES: Golfing. Swimming and Playing with my Kids
SPORT TEAMS: Philadelphia Pro Teams
FAVORITE SMOKE: Padron 1926 40 Year Anniversary Maduro
FAVORITE LOCAL RESTAURANT: Rockefeller Raw Bar
Rick is originally from South Jersey. He grew up on the beach and after high school he spent 4 years in the US Marine Corp. After coming home he joined the Atlantic City Police Dept. After 28 years he retired and moved south. This year he married his wife Leigh and is enjoying semi-retirement here at Nick’s.
RICK ROFF’S FAVORITES:
FOODS: My wife’s Chicken Parm is the BEST!
SPIRITS: Johnny Walker Black
HOBBIES: Golf & Surf Fishing
SPORT TEAMS: Philadelphia Eagles & Flyers
FAVORITE SMOKE: Oliva Master Blend
FAVORITE LOCAL RESTAURANT: Wahoos on the Marsh Walk
Eddie is from Staten Island, NY and raised in Brick, NJ. He has been at the beach since 2013. He graduated with a double major in political science and intelligence & national security from Coastal Carolina University in 2019. He recently got engaged to his beautiful fiance Mia. Eddie is a real connoisseur of cigars and loves to keep up with all the trends.
EDDIE BARONE’S FAVORITES:
FOODS: Crab legs, Sushi, Chicken Wings
SPIRITS: Angel’s Envy Woodford Reserve
HOBBIES: Cooking, Working Out & Traveling
SPORT TEAMS: New York Yankees & Giants
FAVORITE SMOKE: Padron 1964 Maduro & Liga Privada UF-13
FAVORITE LOCAL RESTAURANT: Rioz Brazilian Steakhouse & Captain George’s.