Talia is famous for her creative party themes; if you want a memorable event Talia is the one to call. She has helped plan rehearsal dinners, weddings, baby showers, first birthdays, sweet 16's and retirement parties for families that have grown up coming to the brewery. She is also active in the community as a member of the Mad River Rotary Club, the McKinleyville Family Resource Board, and as an ambassador for the McKinleyville Chamber of Commerce.
Talia is the Catering and Restaurant Manager, it is under her direction that the restaurant maintains the highest standards of quality while maintaining its fun vibe. Talia works closely with local food producers to ensure the menu is filled with Humboldt's best, including organic ingredients whenever possible. Talia earned a Bachelor of Science in Recreation Administration from HSU.
Talia believes service is about creating a great experience for everyone, putting on a fun show, and lending an ear. This specialized training she gives the staff has led to people dubbing the brewery the "Cheers" of McKinleyville. An "extended living room" as Talia likes to call it. It's no surprise she was voted Best Bartender in Northern California in the 10th Annual North West Brewing News Reader's Choice Award.