VP of Beverage Innovation
In Brian’s 25+ years in hospitality, he has worked in a variety of roles, each one helping to guide and build his in-depth understanding and knowledge of the industry. He excels at identifying current and future flavor trends, recognizes the significance of consumer demands, and delivers those insights to decision makers in the industry with confidence. Brian is recognized for his distinctive cocktails, which can currently be spotted on menus globally, from New York City to Hong Kong. Among his many credentials and accolades, he is proud to have twice earned the coveted “Best Chain Signature Drink of the Year” award. Brian’s expertise and approach to innovation allow him to lead a powerful team of innovators here at Monin.
Favorite Non-Alcoholic beverage:
Flavors to Watch:
Pineberry and Dragon Fruit
Continued growth of hard seltzers, with a focus on healthy ingredients and more exotic flavors
Hope you’re thirsty!