prefer wine sales, or marketing in food & beverage
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Career Advancement, Consulting, Discovering New Food, Discovering New Wines, Finding a Job, Learning, Making Friends, Networking, Organic Foods
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My first career was in modeling at the age of 12, I remained in the fashion industry until 1989. From college on I worked part time and full time in the restaurant & bar industry 1979 to 1992.My big break into the sales side of F&B was when I went to work for Southern Wine and Spirits; Florida. One year later I was recruited by the Boston Beer Company where I found my true niche' and grew for 13 years with Sam Adams Beer in the National Account class of trade for on premise. I was recruited to FIJI Water in 2005, which was also a great career move and loved working for the company for 3 years, and made friends with many great chefs, and their F&B team members. I was recruited away from FIJI in October of 2008. As of July I find myself looking for the next great adventure and know it will be in wine, or working closely with the chef industry.
Years in the Industry
Beverage Industry 20
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Wonderful... looking forward to chatting more with you... if hyo have a chance, please see my blog from yesterday
"What Are Your Favorite 'Real' Restaurants?). Would love to share more of our tastes, and hope to find mutual ones...
Thanks for the kind compliments! Glad to meet you here on FohBoh - hope to meet you on Tuesday at TROIS. BTW: Please join the Atlanta Food Network Group on FohBoh: http://www.fohboh.com/group/atlantafoodnetwork
We will be sharing favorite restaurants and announcing upcoming events in Atlanta. Tell your friends to come too!
How are things going? I am glad you join this website.
Could you please ask Jim to contact me through email. I would like to order Jeroboams of Pinot Noir for my personal wine cellar. Will you two be here for the High Museum? I hope you well and Happy New Year.
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