Native Texan Drake Carey began working in the hospitality industry 11 years ago and never looked back. Before joining Underbelly Hospitality in 2021, he worked as operations manager at House of Blues Houston and Food & Beverage Manager at Omni Hotels. Drake’s first full-time restaurant job was at Copa Wine Bar & Tasting Room, where they had more 150 wines by the glass which changed monthly. Drake earned his level two certification from The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) during the pandemic. In his free time, Drake enjoys kayaking, camping, and anything that involves being outdoors.