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Brandon Kerne

Advanced Sommelier, Pappas Bros Steakhouse Downtown

Advanced Sommelier at Pappas Bros Steakhouse Downtown, Houston. Part of the Sommelier Wine Team | Working with a Grand Award Winning wine list. Manage beverage program for a $3m casual fine dining Italian restaurant with 300 seats and an Italian wine list with over 400 SKUs. Member of the opening management team at a restaurant that received Wine Enthusiast "America's 100 Best Wine Restaurants and Bon Appetit's "50 Best New Restaurants in America. Managed wine program for a retail shop and wine bar with a comprehensive wine list that had over 900 SKU’s. Conceptualized and composed a reserve wine list that showcased the company's wine purchases over the past thirty years


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