​Pine Star will be launching its beer garden in 2023!

We hope to be the beer garden where some of your best laughs, celebrations and heart-to-heart conversations are made with your friends and family.

Family will be at the center of everything we do at Pine Star. We hope to always support our local communities and organizations with a steadfast commitment to giving back.

Meet The Team

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Brian Sumner

Executive Chef 

Brian Sumner was born in Menlo Park, CA and moved to Placer County in 1997.​

He started his career in the restaurant industry when he was 15 years old, washing dishes, doing food prep and making pizzas for Round Table. He eventually became a Chef and focused on culinary cuisine.

Brian has cooked for The Eagles, Maria & Arnold Schwarzenegger and countless other celebrities over the years. He enjoys mountain biking and model rairoading on his days off


Laure & Brian Nelson

Laure owned one of the fastest growing advertising companies in America and under her leadership, she made #90 on the Inc. 500 list. She was behind the Guinness online marketing campaigns in the United States and helped them gain incredible market share. 

Brian comes from a family of brewers. His Great-Grandparents, the Von Böegershausens, owned a brewery in Germany for many decades and his Uncle, Martin Kelly, was the CEO of Pyramid Brewing Company.

Moving forward, they hope to make Pine Star a success and serve their local community in Loomis and the greater Sacramento area.