Chris  Struck

Chris Struck

Chris Struck holds undergraduate degrees in Culinary Arts & Food Service Management from Johnson & Wales University & an Executive MBA in Food Marketing from Saint Joseph's University. He has gained industry certifications from the: Wine & Spirits Education Trust, Society of Wine Educators, Court of Master Sommeliers, and Deutsche Wein und Sommelierschule in Koblenz, Germany. His NYC restaurant experience has included Racines NY, Union Square Cafe, and ilili, where he currently serves as Beverage Director. In addition to working as a sommelier and consultant, Struck has taught beverage and marketing classes as an Adjunct Lecturer in the Hospitality Management Department at the City University of New York’s (CUNY) CityTech Campus since 2018, and previously served as Program Director of United States' oldest sommelier educational organization, the Sommelier Society of America. Follow his beverage and food adventures via Instagram @chris_struck