Miami based Menin Hospitality has just appointed their new Beverage Director Benjamin Ryan who will oversee all of hospitality group’s beverage programs at their restaurants, bars and hotels including:

  • Shelborne South Beach
  • Mondrian South Beach
  • Bodega Taqueria y Tequila
  • Ricky’s South Beach
  • Bakehouse Brasserie
  • Radio Bar

With over 10 years in the industry Ben is a seasoned mixologist and began his career in Chicago at bars including the Double Door, The Aviary and Kingston Mines before landing jobs around the globe in Barbados, Australia, New Zealand and Bangkok. Ben eventually made his way back to Miami where he notably worked at Wynwood Diner and Faena Hotel Miami Beach before joining the team at Menin Hospitality. Ben brings his unique flair to the cocktail menu incorporating unique infusions, fresh ingredients and even CBD oil in his creations.

As the new appointed beverage director Ben’s first order of business has been creating the new cocktail menu at Ricky’s South Beach. See highlights below and full menu attached.

Walking Dead

Plantation 3 Star rum, apricot liqueur, papaya, pineapple, lime, tiki bitters

Gin ‘N’ Juice

Florida citrus infused Ford’s Gin, benedictine, cherry herring, candied pineapples

Ricky’s Wingspan

Bacardi, Prickly Pear, Passion Fruit, topped with tropical Red Bull

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