Brian Koziol MS

Master Sommelier at Maverick Beverage Company, Chicago

Passionate, Strategic, Gracious Hospitality Leader who Delivers Results
- Dynamic, well-regarded F&B industry leader with 25 years of progressive accomplishments
- Goal oriented achiever who sets a vision and establishes a culture for gracious hospitality
- Business savvy with the ability to create concepts, generate revenue and control costs
- Team builder who mentors leaders for the next level
- Accomplished trainer with expertise in developing training programs and administering them
- Extensive relationships within the food and beverage, retail and distribution industries
- One of 269 professionals who have earned the Master Sommelier diploma worldwide

Meet the other judges

Arthur Hon

Beverage Director at the Modern, Union Square Hospitality Group, New York

Josh King

Director of Food and Beverage, Virgin Hotels, Chicago

Valerie Cao

Director of Operations and Beverage Director at Le Colonial Chicago