At Immersion Brewing, we believe that PEOPLE come first. Family owned and operated, it is important to us that no matter your beer knowledge or tastes, our awesome staff provides just the right EXPERIENCE for you. We promote the brewing of QUALITY CRAFT BEER as well as an understanding of the process that brings it to life. Our commitment is to please the palate of both the beer novice and connoisseur, and that you feel right at home the second you walk through our door.

Owned by the

  • Jake and Jeanne live here in Bend, OR but also keep a home in San Francisco. Jake can’t seem to sit still long enough to enjoy retirement so he travels still working as a consultant. Jeanne enjoys her kids and grandkids and can often be found at Immersion helping out and chatting with staff and customers.
  • Amanda Plattner and Sean Lampe live in Bend, OR and spend their time away from work with their children. Sean enjoys mountain biking and Amanda spends most of her time lugging around their bulldog Barley. He is the mascot often seen lazing around in photos and videos on our social media.
  • Rachael Plattner also lives in Bend, OR and spends most of her time running her kids all over town to their various sports and activities. She enjoys hiking with her two dogs and spending time with her husband Aaron.

It takes a village…

  • General Manager – Chris Hakala
  • Assistant General Manager – Kate Hunt
  • Assistant General Manager – Tom Bramley
  • Bar Manager – Mike Lennon
  • Kitchen Manager – Morrie Christensen
  • Sous Chef – Jason Henry
  • Assistant Brewer – Chris Ramsdell


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