Matt Lindner
Full Name
Matt Lindner
Job Title
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Crafthouse Cocktails
Speaker Bio
Matt Lindner is the Co-founder and CEO of Crafthouse Cocktails. Lindner considers himself a service industry junkie, with a deep understanding of hospitality, customers and their needs. Lindner has been on the forefront of emerging trends, having his various bars and restaurant concepts receive numerous accolades. The restaurant that forever changed Lindner's trajectory however, was The Drawing Room (Chicago), known for its classic and crafted cocktails and where he and Charles Joly got the inspiration for Crafthouse Cocktails.
Lindner is involved in all aspects of the business which includes oversight on sales and partnerships, product development, package design, and marketing strategies. Linder also develops and maintains relationships with all national retail accounts.
The RTD space was a nascent category before Crafthouse Cocktails began in 2013, and now Crafthouse is available nationally at Total Wine and More, Wegmans, Binny’s Beverage, Whole Foods and many other retailers as well as at select hotels, resorts, cruises, theatres and airlines: Sea Island, Blackberry Mountain, Marriott Brands, Virgin Voyages, and Ambassador Theatre Group.