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I'm Manny Lawson is with us right now he is the sommelier at -- say here in Manhattan.
Is a pleasure and an honor to have you here because per say being -- the most fabulous places in the city and you have traveled along with Thomas Keller who's the owner chef at percent have you not.
I have exactly what they're just to be here was to be too -- you sued now you started with him at different plus national media -- mining company don't fill.
And then down.
I have all the people of the team that came from who originally from a French laundry to help set -- the restaurant yeah I Chris say back in -- -- that we took 2004.
That -- -- the French laundry.
And -- -- until.
Me last year answers to some time off to articulate family he's used secession and -- -- -- -- GM I think to come help out.
For a short period of time and then when I came over here I like to source and sad to say so.
I hear her Venus so -- these days I mean to me that there's two sides of the story one of.
-- is so hot people love love love their -- lately right correctly on the other hand we have a recession.
You not seen people order and 300 dollar bottles of wine and -- are you know not so much coming but he wouldn't.
Who blew the recession our goal as -- on the floor is to be able to.
To provide value winds that winds that would really -- -- -- -- you -- make people feel extremely happy because this didn't -- what I just everyone is also much.
The abstract -- so much and more people read about great winds -- to a few winds we we give a glass of wine that tastes.
A lot better than.
What you perceive -- pay for it.
That I love that let's backtrack a little bit you are you born in West Africa that's right how -- -- Intel -- so how do you go from that.
To being in Somalia.
So it was a small country my dad and my family was not so much in politics -- they were.
-- involving some obstacle politics where my parents were forced to send myself and so my Brothers to France.
In the late seventies so into Haskell and friends -- came back to two to finish college there -- for the peace corps and when I was in the peace corps I.
Did make people who helped me move to the United States to -- -- the United States I taught myself -- -- -- attention became a tennis pro.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- And well I was working in white counties in -- Napa Valley that's my dad made -- transition to start working restaurants.
Then eventually -- that if GM will frighten the lady who became the general manager of fresh laundry.
And is through that connection type ultimately set to a professional degree in 2001.
So if people are fascinated by wind these days and there are.
Programs and courses in certificates that you can get to become right -- -- to become -- immediately shot went just walk at a restaurant and he -- you can't.
You they are certainly air -- was this organization called the court Hamas facilities.
Do you view that -- courses but ultimately the best into the Pennsylvania -- to have people skills number one.
And -- the love of wine and have a -- -- desire to to -- people.
And to be to love food and they have that this killing time to really had the food and the wind and look at the guests and really.
-- -- -- -- Whole ensemble works definitely hard -- is now having because what would it one of the mistakes I heard that.
Novices like myself -- always make is when you order a bottle whining you don't like Kate you're free to send it back.
Exactly you should.
He should be should be thanking -- and he wanted a very unique product of consumption because you you forced to make a decision on the spot and you -- you approve or decline the wind on the spot.
-- -- I think it sound oftentimes people make that decision to decline the wind.
Too quickly -- as in -- in -- -- -- -- most just pathetic if you are happy with the wind feel free to speak up and talk about it.
But also it's worthwhile to to talk you'll be in detail about what to expect to get from the -- That always knew how that -- in the first place -- -- this immediate other person was schools helping you.
Will be able to provide the wind that really fits you -- and and that -- -- you -- to -- so.
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