(817) 642-5554

931 W Division St. Arlington, Texas

Staff Members

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Heather

General Manager

As a graduate of Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, Heather grew up in dance, theater and film giving her a huge love for the performances at 1851. She will greet you with a wink and a smile! Heather has been a skilled, high-volume bartender for over 20 years and takes pride in the quality of her hand-crafted cocktails. She started with the company in 2007 and sees her employees as her extended family. She was married to her beautiful wife Kelsey in San Francisco in January, 2014.

Bartenders

Bryan

Bryan grew up in Joshua, Texas and moved to Arlington in 2010. His favorite thing to do is travel and meet a variety of new people. Come see him during Tuesday and Wednesday day shift to talk about your day or whatever is on your mind.

Joe

A sassy word with a fun smile is what you can expect every time Joe is working. When you come in the bar, he’ll be happy to get you a drink and tell you about the fun stuff we have going on. His sarcasm, wit and sense of humor is sure to keep you entertained!

Shawn

Trainer

Shawn is a life-long resident of Arlington, having graduated from Martin High School. He has been a bartender at the 1851 Club since 2011, and enjoys bringing entertainment to the 1851 stage as his alter ego, Tara St.Stone, since 2010.

Rick

Rick has been with 1851 since 2014 and is originally from Granbury, TX. Rick is a competitive pool player, jack of all trades with 3 jobs and a Promoter for the “Miss Gay Texas State” Pageant System. Rick loves being imaginative and creative by crafting new cocktails to delight the patrons of 1851!

Mike

Hes’s a southern boy, born and raised. Mike started bartending at 1851 in 2014 . He really loves working at 1851 because he gets to meet new people in a fun environment. He loves outdoor activities like camping and water sports. Ask him about his time he spent in the Marine Corp!

Kieran

Kieran is from Arlington, Texas and is a student at the University of Texas at Arlington. He has an adorable smile and positive attitude that is sure to keep you entertained and wanting to come back for another visit. When he’s behind the bar, you’ll never have to worry about your glass being empty! He’s very easy-going and loves carrying on conversation with his customers.

Kelsey

Kelsey attended Texas Wesleyan University on soccer and academic scholarships and received her Bachelor’s of Science degree in 2010. She continued her education and became a Registered Dental Hygienist in 2013. She has worked for the most highly regarded dental company in the country since 2013 as one of their leading hygienists. Kelsey has worked at 1851 since 2010, along side her wife, General Manager, Heather.

Michael

Michael is a graduate of Texas Christian University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Vocal Performance. He is currently working towards a Master’s Degree in Performance. He also teaches “BodyPump” and “BodyAttack” at multiple gyms in the area. You can catch him behind the bar, KJ’ing Karaoke on some Thursday nights or DJ’ing various weekend nights. Come have drink and sing some tunes with him!

DJs

Tasha

Karaoke Host/ DJ

Known as the world’s tallest DJ, Tasha has been with 1851 for the past 7 years. She may be little, but this girl has a big heart and is full of sass!! Tasha grew up with a love of music and singing. In 2000, she was inducted into the Woman’s Show Choir Hall of Fame. You can catch her every Thursday as our Karaoke KJ, and every other Friday spinning top 40 hits.

Michael

 Karaoke Host/ DJ

Michael is a graduate of Texas Christian University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Vocal Performance. He is currently working towards a Master’s Degree in Performance. He also teaches “BodyPump” and “BodyAttack” at multiple gyms in the area. You can catch him behind the bar, KJ’ing Karaoke on some Thursday nights or DJ’ing various weekend nights. Come have drink and sing some tunes with him!

Security

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Austin

A loving husband and father of two boys, Austin likes to spend his time with his family. He enjoys everything from mountain biking to reading. Austin has a degree in Automotive Technology. He has studied high levels of self defense and security.