Tampa, FL  (RestaurantNewsRelease.com)  The Melting Pot Restaurants (www.meltingpot.com), announce Kyle Wray as beverage manager for the brand (a recently created position for the company.)

Wray’s responsibilities include, developing and implementing the core beverage program, reviewing and revising periodic tastings for drink recipes, placement negotiation, franchisee distribution, and working closely with Director of Food and Beverage Shane Schaibly.

Wray has 15 years of sales experience in a variety of industries including seven years in consumer package goods with Southern Wine & Sprits, three years in brand marketing and five years in news media and advertising.

Wray graduated from Bowling Green State University with a bachelor’s degree in Science Education. His hobbies include roller hockey, ice skating and coaching USA hockey for Clearwater Junior Lightning,

About The Melting Pot Restaurants Inc.

With 144 restaurants in North America, existing locations in 36 states and Canada and over 21 locations currently in development, The Melting Pot Restaurants Inc. is the premier fondue restaurant franchise. At The Melting Pot, fondue becomes a memorable four-course dining experience where patrons can dip into something different. Guests enjoy a choice of four flavorful fondue cooking styles and a variety of unique entrées combined with special dipping sauces. The menu also includes cheese fondues, salads, fine wines and chocolate fondue desserts. Founded in 1975, The Melting Pot’s corporate headquarters are in Tampa, Fla. For more information, visit www.meltingpot.com.