Beverage

How Lettuce Entertain You’s Thomas Mizuno-Moore is taking the ‘mock’ out of zero-alcohol cocktails

The senior beverage manager has crafted a drinks program that provides all guests with a celebratory experience.

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.

Thomas Mizuno-Moore
Thomas Mizuno-Moore

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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