History of

ROMANO BEVERAGE


The story of Romano Beverage business spans more than a century and is firmly rooted in the neighborhoods and dining establishments of Chicagoland.
In 1913, a young 13-year-old boy, Michael Romano Sr., started hauling boxes in a Southside warehouse of a local Chicago liquor distributor. Within a few years, he realized that there was great opportunity in a business revolving around beverage distribution, operations, supply chain, finance, sales and marketing. Eventually, through hard work, commitment and dedication, Michael Romano became president of Morand Bros. Beverage Co.
Michael’s drive to pursue the American dream was fueled by the support and love of his family. After nearly 30 years of helping build this vibrant business, Michael convinced his two sons — veterans and recent graduates of the University of Notre Dame — to join him in what was then Romano Brothers Beverage Co…

OUR HISTORY

History of

ROMANO BEVERAGE

The story of Romano Beverage business spans more than a century and is firmly rooted in the neighborhoods and dining establishments of Chicagoland.
In 1913, a young 13-year-old boy, Michael Romano Sr., started hauling boxes in a Southside warehouse of a local Chicago liquor distributor. Within a few years, he realized that there was great opportunity in a business revolving around beverage distribution, operations, supply chain, finance, sales and marketing. Eventually, through hard work, commitment and dedication, Michael Romano became president of Morand Bros. Beverage Co.
Michael’s drive to pursue the American dream was fueled by the support and love of his family. After nearly 30 years of helping build this vibrant business, Michael convinced his two sons — veterans and recent graduates of the University of Notre Dame — to join him in what was then Romano Brothers Beverage Co…

OUR HISTORY

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Traditions of the Past & Spirit of the Future

ABOUT ROMANO BEVERAGE

Building on more than a century of history in the industry, Romano Beverage is the next-generation spirits and wine business. Focused on building brands and providing outlets for high-quality products to be sold through selective retailers and restaurants, the Romano Beverage combines the traditions of the past with the spirit of the future.
Changes in the spirits industry — both massive consolidation and hyper-local geotargeting — have created new challenges for those looking for a steady supply of high-quality, exclusive brands. Romano Beverage wants to fill that gap by offering exclusive brands for those retailers and restaurants looking for something unique…

ABOUT US

Traditions of the Past & Spirit of the Future

ABOUT ROMANO BEVERAGE

Building on more than a century of history in the industry, Romano Beverage is the next-generation spirits and wine business. Focused on building brands and providing outlets for high-quality products to be sold through selective retailers and restaurants, the Romano Beverage combines the traditions of the past with the spirit of the future.
Changes in the spirits industry — both massive consolidation and hyper-local geotargeting — have created new challenges for those looking for a steady supply of high-quality, exclusive brands. Romano Beverage wants to fill that gap by offering exclusive brands for those retailers and restaurants looking for something unique…

ABOUT US

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Employees

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We are committed to adding value by selling high-quality products and investing in programs which will sell through to the consumer.
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We are committed to empowering our employees to make the right decisions, provide the best training, and offer competitive compensation and incentive packages.
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