This episode of Opening Soon is all about building out a beverage program to drive sales. Your beverage program is just as important to the bottom line as your food and service. Whether you are a natural wines or intricate cocktails the right program can drive revenue.

We are joined by 2 amazing beverage professionals who sincerely believe that wine should be fun and are taking strides to make it that way. Arielle Arce is the owner of Tokyo Record BarAirs Champagne LoungeNiche Niche and Special Club. And Jordan Salcito, founder of Ramona an organic canned wine spritzer that embodies wine without rules. Prior to founding Ramona, Jordan ran the beverage programs Momofuku in NYC and still works on Special projects with the group.

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Arielle's Photo by Noah Fecks

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