Alonso Castañeda is the VP of Brand Development & Strategy at Savory Fund. He is focused on delivering outsized returns through expansion and replication strategies for Savory’s high-growth brands. He leads the strategic oversight of brand initiatives, brand campaigns, and implementation of consumer-facing systems that enhance the guest experience. During his career, he has specialized in taking fast casual and polished food and beverage concepts and scaling them into 50-unit+ powerhouses. He also serves as a board member for the fast-growing PINCHO, sits on the National Restaurant Association MEG’s steering committee, and is an advisory board member for Branded Hospitality Venture F&B Tech fund.