MARIO REID, GENERAL MANAGER, MANGIA BEVI CAFÉ
Mario was born and raised in the UFO capital of the world; Roswell, New Mexico. He was exposed to the food and beverage industry at a very early age as he worked on the family farm through his high school years. Mario graduated from the Colorado Institute of Art in Denver, with a degree in Advertising Design and continued his career in the food and beverage industry as a Sous Chef, Executive Chef, and Restaurant manager. He owned his own restaurant in Roswell, NM for 9 years before coming back to Denver to work as a Food and Beverage Director of a Golf Club and a hotel and Convention Center. Joining the Epicurean family in 2000, Mario has worked in most departments for Epicurean Group including managing the Owners Suite for the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Presently Mario manages Mangia Bevi Café and special events at Palazzo Verdi.