Brian F. Lorge

Brian F Lorge

Foodservice and craft beverage industry management services, marketing and consulting expert with 39 years of industry experience drawing from single and multi-unit operations management at all levels. Over 15 years in foodservice distribution senior management for Fortune 100 leader including Corporate Executive Chef, Brand Manager and 10 years as VP of Marketing. Currently, President/CEO of award winning agency for 11 years, Executive Director of three American Culinary Federation Chapters: Michigan Chefs de Cuisine, the Windy City Professional Culinarians and the ACF Cleveland Chefs. Vice President of Marketing for Baderbräu Brewing Company; Vice-Chairman, Sec./Treas., Certified Ambassador & Certified Culinary Travel Professional (CCTP), World Food & Travel Association and freelance writer, editor and publisher for Foodtrekker. Current/past clients include ACF National office; the Michigan Restaurant Association, Lansing, MI; Master Food Brokers, Chicago; Tyson Foods; Levy Restaurants: Ford Field & The Detroit Lions; Sweet Baby Ray’s Barbecue Restaurants & Catering Company/True Cuisine, Wood Dale, IL; Steve & Rocky’s, Rocky’s of Northville and Rocky’s Rotisserie, Weber’s Inn, Westborn Markets (3 stores) in Suburban Detroit; Moonraker (2 units), Battle Creek; Hamburg Enhanced Recreation Organization, Hamburg Twp., MI; and many other DMO’s, NGO’s, Chambers, manufacturers, distributors, brokers, schools and private clubs.