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Chris’ career in the hospitality industry started at a very young age in his family’s restaurants. Food was his original passion and working...
Andy Fisher has been President of Astor Wines & Spirits for over 30 years. When he started in 1971, it was a small shop in the middle of Ast...
Ethan Fixell is a passionate beverage journalist, Certified Cicerone:registered:, and Certified Specialist of Spirits (CSS). His writing on ...
Tess Rose Lampert
Tess, now NYC based, has been a lifelong world traveler andlover of food and drink. She holds the advanced certification from the Wine & Spi...
Cristina is a wine and spirits educator, writer, and enthusiast. She currently serves as the Programming Manager at Astor Center, where she ...
Robin Robinson is a private consultant to the American craft whiskey industry, where he helps small brands identify their unique stories to ...
Kimberly Severson is a wine educator, sommelier, caterer and all-around food and drink enthusiast. Trained at the Culinary Institute of Amer...
Jenn started working in food at 13, and in college passed on work-study shifts at the library in order to serve beer and shots in a biker ba...
Alexis Tanen Shaw
Alexis Tanen Shaw has been compelled by an inherent craving for deliciousness and has read, eaten, and cooked to that end since childhood.b...
Nellie Wu, the general manager at W&T Seafood, has been a seafood lover for most of her life. Her family started a small retail seafood shop...
Dylan York has over 20 years experience in the food and wine industry. He cut his teeth in the restaurant business at an early age while pur...