Brian Warrener

Associate Professor,  College of Hospitality Management

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Associate Professor Brian Warrener
Having a breadth of industry experience and appropriate educational credentials makes you more valuable and allows you to ... match your career choices to your life choices. Students should pursue both.”


Brian Warrener's areas of scholarly interest include food and beverage operations and service management theory and practice. He began his career in the hospitality industry in 1985 and has had more than 15 years experience as a property general manager overseeing operations at private city and country clubs. He holds certifications in wine and spirits from the Wine & Spirits Education Trust (WSET). He is a frequent contributor to Bar Business and Nightclub & Bar Magazine, of which he is also a member of the advisory board. He is a regular presenter at the New York Bar Show and the Nightclub & Bar Convention and Trade Show.

Areas of Expertise

  • Food and Beverage Operations and Management
  • Private Club Trends
  • Responsible Beverage Service
  • Tipping Elimination

Professional Memberships

  • Nightclub & Bar, 2015–present
  • United States Bartenders Guild (USBG), 2015–present