Fonda Hopkins | Montesquieu Winery

Montesquieu Winery Fonda Hopkins is Founder & CEO of Montesquieu Winery located in San Diego, CA. Founded in 1991, Montesquieu partners with award winning winemakers around the globe to offer limited produ...

Rise & Shine

Swedish transplant Johan Engman is the founder and owner of Rise & Shine Restaurant Group. Based in San Diego, CA the hospitality collective operates and owns three successful branches of Fig Tree Café (Pac...

Igor Zukowiec

Igor Zukowiec is the founder/CEO of ALCHEMIQ Catering NYC in New York. One of the most recommended catering companies in the city, ALCHEMIQ has worked with brands such as Cosmopolitan, Google and Patron Tequila...

Joan Villanueva

Award-winning Beverage Curator Joan Villanueva has created a wealth of enticing cocktails and imaginative fresh drinks to pair with the new menu at The Hake in La Jolla, California. There, his newly revamped ba...

Derek Gallanosa

Derek Gallanosa is the Head Brewer and Beer Curator at Abnormal Beer Co. housed within The Cork & Craft in Rancho Bernardo, CA. Along with brewing unique layered pales and coffee infused stouts, Derek also ...

Willem Van Leuven

In addition to his role as lead bartender at Chef Brian Malarkey's Herb & Wood restaurant in San Diego, CA, Willem Van Leuven is also the San Diego chapter president of the United States Bartenders’ Guild a...

Zachary Blair

Zachary Blair is the Head Barkeep and Beverage Supervisor at KANU LOUNGE at the award-winning Whiteface Lodge in Lake Placid, New York. Recognized as a top mixologist of NY, Zachary turns to the current seasons...

Bill Warnke

Along with co-founder Monica Andresen, former professional chef Bill Warnke opened tasting room and brew house, Bitter Brothers Brewing Co., in January 2016. Trained in the culinary arts and with brewing ...

Constantin Alexander

Based in Las Vegas, Nevada, Constantin Alexander brings a wealth of experience to his position as Director of Beverage for Hakkasan Restaurants (US). There, he oversees the wine and spirits program for the accl...