Beyond the Floor: Finding Opportunities to Supplement Your Career

Introduction to the Institute of Masters of Wine

Event Info:

  • Friday, November 18
  • 8:00am - 9:30am
  • Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
  • All Knowledge Levels
  • Trade Only

Session Description

In this session, Frans van der Lee, co-founder of Somm's List and Chef's Roll, will lead an expert panel on how working sommeliers are finding opportunities beyond the restaurant floor. From supplementing their regular job with brand ambassadorships to personal cellar consulting and private event hosting - sommeliers' knowledge and cachet is in demand and there have never been more opportunities available.

Open to Members of the Trade Only


David Glancy
David Glancy
Master Sommelier | San Francisco Wine School
Frans van der Lee
Evan Goldstein
Master Sommelier

Wendy Shoemaker
Wendy Shoemaker
Advanced Sommelier | Food & Beverage Director, St. Francis Yacht Club
Frans van der Lee
Frans van der Lee
Co-Founder | Somm's List & Chef's Roll