Thomas Mizuno-Moore is senior beverage manager at Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises, overseeing restaurants Aba, Antico Posto, Beatrix, Ema and L. Woods.
Each concept has a unique beverage program that complements its cuisine and vibe with a wide selection of culinary-inspired drinks—both with and without alcohol. Mizuno-Moore and his team invest the same R&D into zero-alcohol cocktails as they do with traditional drinks, providing guests with the same celebratory experience whether they choose to indulge or abstain.
On this episode of "Menu Feed," listen as he describes how to craft well-balanced, flavorful and complex drinks with or without spirits and the importance of seasonality in a beverage menu.
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