Overseeing L'Auberge de Sedona's beverage program is Beverage Manager Ardi Dulaku, tasked with refreshing the resort's cocktail menus along with beer, wine, and spirits offerings at signature restaurant Cress on Oak Creek and ETCH Kitchen & Bar, which serves elevated casual classics. A native of Kosovo, Dulaku has called Sedona home since 1999 and been captivated by the beverage industry since childhood. He grew up on various vineyards and watched his brother work as a bartender, ultimately deciding to follow in his footsteps. He worked at resorts and hospitality outlets including Amara Resort and Spa and Vacation Resorts International in Sedona, Ariz.. At L'Auberge de Sedona, Dulaku finds inspiration in the freedom to be creative with beverages bringing a keen eye for trendsetting, fresh ingredients, and an unmatched palate to his role. He is actively building a beverage program complementary of the resort's wellness-inspired, calming ambiance.