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Epicurean Atlanta Welcomes New Beverage Manager

Brian White brings decades of experience and expertise to the culinary-focused hotel

ATLANTA (June 29, 2023)Epicurean Atlanta welcomes Brian White as its new beverage manager. A seasoned sommelier with over 25 years in the hospitality industry, White joins his new role to oversee the operations and administration of beverage programs, including inventory management, procurement, menu planning, staff training, and ensuring exceptional customer service.


"I am honored to begin this exciting journey as beverage manager at Epicurean Atlanta,” said White. “I look forward to elevating the beverage program to new heights, creating unforgettable experiences for guests through pairing exceptional beverages with exquisite cuisine.” 


In his new role, White will be responsible for creating a unique wine experience that will invite guests and visitors to discover new flavors and serve to elevate the hotel’s food and beverage programming. Working closely with Executive Chef Henry Tapia, White will also be curating wine lists and pairing menus that will complement the cuisine of Epicurean Atlanta’s three dining concepts, Reverence, The Office Bar and Aerial Kitchen & Bar.


“We are thrilled to welcome Brian to our team at Epicurean Atlanta, given his impactful leadership and extensive knowledge of wine, spirits, and mixology,” said Snook Lee, Director of Food & Beverage, Epicurean Atlanta. “I’m confident that he will expand upon our  legacy of exceptional service and genuine hospitality.” 


White brings a wealth of hospitality knowledge to Epicurean Atlanta, as a certified sommelier from the Court of the Master Sommeliers with decades of experience working in stand-alone restaurants, private clubs, hotels, and luxury senior living. He has received several recognitions, including Best Sommelier in Atlanta from Taste of Atlanta and Sommelier of the Year from Wines of Portugal in 2018. White previously held the title as food and beverage director of Corso Atlanta, as well as the sommelier for The Ritz-Carlton Atlanta, The Tasting Room Restaurant and Wine Bar, Murphy’s Restaurant, and Capital City Club in Brookhaven.


To experience White’s esteemed service, visit The Office Bar, Reverence, and Aerial Kitchen & Bar atop the ninth floor Sky Terrace. For more information about Epicurean Atlanta’s dining concepts, visit EpicureanHotelAtlanta.com/Taste.  


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About Epicurean Atlanta 

An immersive, culinary-driven hotel in the heart of Midtown, Epicurean Atlanta celebrates all the wonderful flavors that life has to offer. Guests will find inspiration behind elevated experiences that span culinary enrichment to impeccable hospitality. Epicurean Atlanta is the second location of the Epicurean Hotel brand, the first of which was a collaboration between Mainsail Lodging & Development and the legendary Bern’s Steak House in Tampa, Fl. Founded in 1956 by husband-and-wife restaurateurs Bern and Gert Laxer, Bern’s Steak House is world-renowned for their exceptional cuisine, use of fresh, quality ingredients, and their extensive wine cellar featuring more than half a million bottles. Epicurean Atlanta is a natural extension of this commitment to excellence, creating a fully immersive experience that celebrates the teaching of its namesake, Epicurus. Inspired by urban chic design elements and modern styles, Epicurean Atlanta boasts 178-guest rooms including 22-spacious suites that give way to its sleek allure. Offering three on-site restaurants – Reverence, Aerial Kitchen & Bar and The Office Bar – each concept summons the curious and captivates the senses in distinctly different ways. Travelers will be whisked away by the hotel’s amenities, including the Sky Terrace and its sweeping views, the gorgeous events lawn, and the innovative Epicurean Theater where guests will watch, listen, and learn from a curated lineup of incredible chefs, winemakers, mixologists, and artists. Epicurean Atlanta is a member of Marriott International’s Autograph Collection. For more information, visit EpicureanHotelAtlanta.com or call (833) 248-1670 to reserve. 


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