Maine native Will Elliott is the bar director for critically-acclaimed Maison
Premiere and sister restaurant Sauvage of Brooklyn. Will has been an integral part of the Maison
Premiere team since its opening in 2011, and was leading the bar when it received such accolades as the 2016 James Beard Award for Outstanding Bar Program
, Bar of the Year 2016
by Time Out New York
, and top rankings in the World's 50 Best Bars
list for two consecutive years. Last year also saw the opening of the team's new restaurant, Sauvage, where Will has curated a back bar featuring over 200 rare and small-batch bottles from artisan producers worldwide, with an emphasis on herbal liqueurs. His cocktail menu, referred to as "exemplary" in a review by The New York Times
, offers aperitif-style signatures, updated classics featuring unexpected ingredients, and complex non-alcoholic cocktails.