Mike Ryan

Director of Bars, Kimpton Hotels

Overseeing bar programs for Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, coaching and mentoring bartenders, developing and activating bar concepts, opening new bars and restaurants globally.Leading training initiatives, mentoring bar staff, creating solutions for modern distributed beverage programs. He ran the bar at a cocktail- and whiskey- centric gastro lounge in River North, featuring Chef Heather Terhune's social dining modern American cuisine. We helped bring craft cocktails from the speakeasies to the people.

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