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Hey I'm Tracy -- welcome to -- with me this is my favorite time of the week we get to talk about wine business of -- education and -- And we had perfect person with us today Laura manic so cruel master some day we talk about eating get back an owner of -- -- here in Manhattan.
Court was really cool because it's.
Wine bar went education all rolled into one but so are you so let's talk about that I think that track is you're very young to to have this.
And -- agree -- candidates can't only twenty in the world and you have -- you won't meet its practice.
Also the master sommelier diploma is the highest credit -- -- -- can get in line in hospitality.
So when I was 21 I haven't personally it's that's really excited about it and -- just use them and say here that went for people having him back.
Am well my grandparents Rick you know casually involved and hospitality and -- wine but not professionally.
I think it was more that they saw something in me you know like the -- go on when I talked about lines so.
So I I think my -- position was certainly kind of a lucky thing you know on in their right what they re angry stayed there -- they -- And then you know my boss and mentor at the time -- a master -- so when he introduced himself.
And I did some research on -- back -- -- like what's the top the top that you can be in this profession I want that she.
And so from there I just started taking that courses that that help you how -- it take you.
Well I started my first examined 2000 -- in -- passed in 2000 -- that would -- six here it's.
Okay let's talk about how you go from being so I'm hoping people to seeing you know what -- months I want -- please.
That's a great question so because it is scary question you get a paycheck and you probably -- some benefits from them when they say in 2011 by the way where -- so kind come matter session.
-- -- -- -- Yet it's an exciting thing you know and so I worked for the same company for ten years but -- different -- -- from one restaurant two.
The traveling opening team -- And -- -- in all you know great cities like Chicago and Arizona and Las Vegas.
And it -- partner and it -- funny five so.
Really big role as he said yes in the industry at at that had one of the most important wind up sell and buying -- for twenty restaurants across the country at twenty and -- -- -- -- -- 220.
-- -- And I just I had a great run and I loved it but I -- it mark -- at the push myself and keep.
Getting scales that I didn't necessarily have.
And I looked around in New York especially permanency hearing that well is not -- it's not that I want.
So I guess that means OK but now I Google wine bar New York City Jimmy hits I got.
OK so they -- in there are lots of them.
They pop -- all the time any of them by the time I get to go to these climbers they shut the doors is needed -- it correct what what -- -- -- -- -- Well I think that there was something missing in the industry which was a place where you can go in -- a -- -- like a -- and we call it because.
I was reminded of the yoga studios so I want to.
Take class I I -- -- in a ton from my schedule where -- all the -- classes in new York and I would say across the country are.
Aaron eighteen weeks Monday addicts and I -- -- -- -- in class and I cannot come right I can't I don't have a exactly so I wanted in somebody with things.
I want to be able to float through our studio like a community center you know I love this class and Italy.
I'm going to Italy I'm going to take that class or I'm gonna take every class on Monday and build my own curriculum.
Where I take that tour of Italy or France or Spain.
So I didn't think that that existed -- I -- -- -- -- one last walk and a petite one classic and take five classes combined monthly pass and and come as many -- as you want I don't have to take classic incumbent wind you can have friends what's it like -- business and it's like unanimously.
It's you know.
It -- much fun because you are the ultimate voice but at the same time it's a scary because here the ultimately make -- We're making money good for you -- at the -- -- At the end god in -- me is thriving business -- like -- do some sort of -- and in good for you had an excellent.
-- and another one in New York.
Cell upper east side how do you find people to snap -- and you clearly have a level of expertise.
Please -- that we get a lot of top talent people that work but you know.
First -- learn you know what it's not.
So I have a lot of really great people that work for me because that.
I think it's awesome.
Everyone needs to check out its court -- the website is quick but not content -- that's where -- come check it out take a class.
I love that you can just take one.
-- -- impressive because you're young -- about what most people you know I do think it acts yet to come back.
-- -- -- -- I got about flying with it like last.
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