DESIGN SENSIBILITY

My life as a stylist and working in the hospitality world has led me down an interesting path. The passion to create visually experiential venues focusing on the food and beverage design in stadiums, ballparks, arenas and restaurants comes from first, the true spirit of hospitality but with a design and craftsman lens. I whole heartedly believe every single touchpoint, and items curated can create the ultimate memory making guest experience. 

RECENT PROJECTS INCLUDE:  

MERCEDES-BENZ STADIUM ATL : Design direction for brand touchpointS, outfitting 5K team members, design of custom uniform pieces, brand partnerships and procurement.  Packaging design direction, photography art direction, concession stand naming and design development, interior and experiential design in collaboration with TVS design. 

NOTRE DAME UNIVERSITY SOUTH BEND IN : design direction for new premium food and beverage areas including brand touchpoints, custom packaging, small ware procurement in collaboration with culinary teams, creation of custom uniforms and comprehensive experiential programming throughout newly designed areas. 

CHICAGO CUBS : Under Rank + Rally umbrella, retail design direction for 2016 post season line, goat brand concept in World Series Ring 2016, Park at Wrigley merchandising and propping, Sheffield Diner interior design, food and beverage uniform design. 

+Innovative Restaurant Concept Development: RM Champagne Salon, Bohemian House, Paddlefish, Terralina, Line & Lure

+Propping & Commercial Styling : Viceroy, Freehand Hotel, Hotel Del Coronado

+Taste Talks panelist 2015, 2017 

With a seasoned portfolio of design and hospitality experience, plus an eye for visual art, knack for marketing, and understanding for culinary teams and operators, I provide end- to- end brand design.  

Refinery 29, photographed by Anjali Pinto

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