After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in psychology from University of California, Irvine, Michelle Nakadate quickly became immersed in the food and beverage industry, working in numerous Orange County establishments known for their strong bar program. With her warm personality and engaging smile, it’s no doubt that Michelle made more friends than cocktails in her tenure at various bars around town.
Michelle is passionate about creating a custom beverage plan for your special event. As a senior manager at Fred’s Mexican Cantina, she successfully managed multiple departments, including events, sales, accounting and training. As an experienced mixologist, she moved on to become a corporate trainer for Fox Restaurant Concepts, opening multiple restaurant locations across the southern United States including True Food Kitchen. Michelle also gained valuable knowledge about event logistics, custom menu development, and catering details at the Prince & The Pantry.
As a sales and event coordinator at Snake Oil Cocktail Company, she lends her knowledge and expertise to many clients, from soon-to-be-brides to corporate clients, always offering service with a smile. Michelle strives to give outstanding customer service and to exceed clients expectations while executing a seamless event.