Navigator Lounge + The Bistro


Proven portfolio of culinary and f&b management for Houston’s premiere hotels, resorts, and restaurants. From Howard Hughes’ Bistro at the award-winning The Woodlands Resort & Convention Center to new bar-bistro openings at the restaurant district of the US’ #1 Outdoor Venue for Live Entertainment (CWMP), Taylor offers private and social clubs a culinary and programming line-up set to bring everyone from young professionals to young families.

Howard Hughes Hospitality – Management Training Program | Award recipient given by HHH president
F&B Partnerships — Asia
F&B Partnerships: Live Nation, Jimmy Buffett and Hyatt Place | CWMP is the #1 Amphitheater Venue in the US. The Woodlands’ is quickly becoming an entertainment hub.

Since I started in culinary and hospitality after Anthony Bourdain shared his insight with me — as a young man seeking to follow his amazing career — I found myself really enjoying opening new restaurants and transforming under-utilized assets of properties into new channels to bring in the younger markets onsite.

Chef Taylor Virina on onsite campaigns for Live Nation Concert Series, Hyatt and Hilton Popups, and Hotel-as-a-Hub productions that include Cake Boss and PromaxBDA.
Spearheaded Hilton Robotics Onboarding