Montina Filice

Senior Strategist

The Culinary Edge

Montina is a thought leader, hospitality industry veteran and food enthusiast. She has nearly a decade of experience in restaurants and restaurant management, operating successful casual brands and fine dining concepts. Montina lives in San Francisco where she works as a Senior Strategist for The Culinary Edge, an innovation agency that provides holistic, profitable food and beverage solutions for national and global hospitality brands. She specializes in culinary strategy and development to create and launch new restaurants, experiences and products. She is a Level 1 Sommelier and burgeoning food anthropologist. Her professional endeavors blend seamlessly with her personal passions for food and the hospitality industry. She spends her time eating and studying restaurants around the world and nourishing her soul with food, wine and culture.

Areas of Expertise: restaurant consulting, product development, restaurant management, business strategy, brand strategy, brand development, menu engineering, menu development, concept creation.