Ryan Mellinger is the Joto Sake Sales Manager for the Northeast and North Central US at Kobrand Corporation. She is a born and raised New Yorker who found her passion for the culinary arts at a young age working in some of the hottest kitchens. Inspired by the true craftsmanship of Japanese cuisine and history, she found her calling at Joto Sake. Now Ryan travels across the country to educate and excite other restauranteurs, sommeliers, bartenders and chefs on Sake’s beauty and versatility. Ryan has her WSET Level 3 in Sake.