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Kristen Santoro

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Kristen Santoro

Kristen Santoro, Nightclub & Bar Media Group

The digital content director of the Nightclub & Bar Media Group, Kristen Santoro has spent the past 10 years in the events industry. From 2003 to 2007, she worked for an I&D company on internationally recognized events before deciding to further her education. After graduating from Suffolk University with a Masters in Communication and a concentration in Public Relations and Advertising, Santoro became an event manager for The Center for Business Intelligence a division of Advanstar Communications. During this time she traveled the country and internationally to various events as an onsite manager.  Santoro handled conference and special events at Nightclub & Bar prior to being promoted to the content manager and then content director in 2013.

 


Beverages Article
Trends in Adult Beverage: On-Premise in Focus   December 10, 2012
By: Kristen Santoro

In order for a beverage program to be successful it is critical to identify the growth categories in spirits, wine and beer, as these are key drivers of restaurant sales.

VIBE Conference Article
2013 VIBE Conference Celebrity Mixologists   December 10, 2012
By: Kristen Santoro

A star-studded array of in-person Celebrity Mixologists makes it easy to “Imbibe the VIBE”. Flavor-forward drinks from these noted beverage experts guarantee a “Best from the Best” tasting experiences! Join us for the full VIBE conference.

Annual Restaurant Job Growth Article
Chain Beverage Buzz: December 10, 2012   December 10, 2012
By: Kristen Santoro

The restaurant industry added jobs for the 22nd consecutive month in November, according to preliminary figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Eating and drinking places – the primary component of the restaurant industry, which accounts for roughly three-fourths of the total restaurant and...more >>

Repeal Day Blog
Happy Repeal Day! It's Time to Party Like it's 1933!   December 5, 2012
By: Kristen Santoro

A distant memory from our current cocktail culture, Prohibition at the turn of the twentieth century was a dark time in American History.

Top 100 Blog
Top 100 Survey Closes This Friday! Have You Entered Yet?   November 28, 2012
By: Kristen Santoro

The 2013 Nightclub & Bar Top 100 – the industry’s only annual list of high-volume nightclubs, bars and lounges – is recognized by national media as the definitive ranking of the nation’s leading nightlife venues.

Victoria D’Amato-Moran Article
What's Shakin' November 27, 2012   November 27, 2012
By: Kristen Santoro

Catch up on what's happening around the mixology and bartending scene this week including information on upcoming competitions, bartender insights and November's Bartender of the Month!

VIBE Conference Article
VIBE Conference Sponsor Companies Take Shape   November 26, 2012
By: Kristen Santoro

The VIBE Conference sponsor list is already taking shape! Therefore, chain, hotel and multi-concept beverage executives can feel confident that their supplier partners are eager to support and grow their businesses in 2013.

Spicey Grilled Shrimp Tacos Article
Chain Beverage Buzz: November 26, 2012   November 26, 2012
By: Kristen Santoro

Amid all the copycat cooking and middling fare, chain restaurants have some incredibly delicious dishes that speak directly to our deepest, guiltiest pleasures. Moreover, these casual sitdown spots such as Cheesecake Factory and Red Robin are an integral part of the American dining landscape.

Top 100 Article
Top 100: What's in It for Me?   November 20, 2012
By: Kristen Santoro

The real value lies in the invaluable marketing opportunities that savvy bar operators can make last throughout the year ahead. So take a few minutes now to see how your bar stacks up.

Victoria D’Amato-Moran Article
November 2012 Bartender of the Month: Victoria D’Amato-Moran   November 19, 2012
By: Kristen Santoro

The daughter of a San Francisco bartender, and directly related to the historical fishing industry at the Fishermen’s Wharf, Victoria D’amato-Moran’s family was always cooking, making wine, grappa, liqueurs and vinegars.


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