Joe Bastianich

Joe Bastianich is one of America’s preeminent restaurateurs and TV personalities; he is also an author, musician and triathlete. In 2005, Joe was recognized as an Outstanding Wine and Spirits Professional by both the James Beard Foundation and Bon Appétit Magazine. In 2008, he was awarded the James Beard Foundation’s Outstanding Restaurateur Award. When Joe is not whipping up new business deals, or working the dining room at one of his many restaurants, he can be found at his home in New York City, playing guitar and spending time with his wife, Deanna, and their three children.

the team

Nicole Brisson

Raised in Upstate New York, Nicole was introduced to the culinary industry early at her grandfather’s restaurant in Saratoga. After graduating from Johnson & Wales University, Nicole studied and learned…

Danny Herrera

Originally from Puebla, Mexico, Danny Herrera began his career in the kitchens of New York City where he spent four years in the kitchen at Tao perfecting his skills under…

Yancy Perez

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Robert Kelly

Wine Director