At a time when restaurants carefully curate every last detail, from the décor to the lighting to the menu and the service, what distinguishes an average beverage program from an outstanding one is a unique vision, or point of view.
There are big wine lists and finely honed lists and lists that highlight a particular subculture or region or theme, but every great wine list offers its own perspective on the world of wine and helps to define a restaurant’s identity within an overly crowded market.
As a consultant, I’ll help you create and execute a customized beverage program that doesn’t just complement the cuisine coming out of the kitchen, but which makes a statement about who you are, how you’re different, and what you’re offering to your clientele.
I will work with you in order to:
Elaborating upon the “basic setup” option, I’ll work more intimately with you and your team to build wine and wine service into your vision of your restaurant. In addition to putting together your opening day wine list, I will:
Rather than just during the initial “setup” period, I’ll act as your consulting Beverage Director on an ongoing basis. Under this plan, I will: