Sommeliers

SOMMELIER • Jacques Chua

67 Pall Mall Singapore Assistant Head Sommelier Jacques Chua started her hospitality journey in hotels including Ritz Carlton and Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. In 2016, the Singaporean became Sommelier at the Galaxy Macau. After more than five years in Galaxy Macau, Chua returned to her homeland and joined the pioneer …

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SOMMELIER • Terence Wong

Terence Wong is Hotel Sommelier of Island Shangri-La Hong Kong. The Hong Konger oversees the comprehensive wine collections of seven restaurants in the hotel, including Summer Palace, a Michelin 1-star restaurant and a 100 Top Chinese Restaurants of the World 2019 & 2020. The other six restaurants are Cafe TOO, Island Gourmet, Lobster …

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SOMMELIER • Romain Crozat

Imperial Treasure Paris Head Sommelier Romain Crozat holds a Bachelor’s degree in Hotel and Tourism Management from the Paris Centre of International Hospitality Management and Level 3 WSET. Prior to joining Imperial Treasure Paris in 2019, Crozat was Sommelier at Shang Palace, Shangri-La Hotel Paris and before that, Head Sommelier …

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SOMMELIER • Cherish Ho

Restaurant Petrus Head Sommelier Cherish Ho has a business degree from the University of Tasmania Cherish Ho is Head Sommelier of Restaurant Petrus, the French fine-dining restaurant in Island Shangri-La Hong Kong. The 1 Michelin star restaurant lists more than 1,800 wines. The list was awarded “Best Champagne & Sparkling Wine List in …

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Sommelier • Yoshinori Nagata

Benoit Tokyo General Manager & Chef Sommelier Yoshinori Nagata In 2005, 25 year-old Yoshinori Nagata started his career at the Hilton Tokyo Bay hotel as a waiter.  Nagata later joined V de Bistrot Vionys as sommelier. Nagata was then appointed as sommelier and restaurant manager of Yakitori et Vin Poussin, the restaurant owned by one of …

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SOMMELIER • Jacky LUK Chi Man

“My definition of a good wine is one that can make a wonderful marriage with the food. A good wine does not have to be expensive.” Jacky LUK Chi Man, Chief Sommelier of Forum Restaurant 1977 Forum Restaurant 1977 is founded 45 years ago by YEUNG Koon Yat, better known as Ah …

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SOMMELIER • Dolphin Ip

Born in Hong Kong, Dolphin Ip is Sommelier of SKYE, the Park Lane Hong Kong, A Pullman hotel. Ip’s wine journey started from a wine event held at a coffee shop which she was working at. The young and passionate lady then completed Level I, II, and III of the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) in …

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SOMMELIER • YOO Byung Hyun

YOO Byung Hyun is a story of what hard work can achieve. In 2008, the young man joined The Westin Josun Seoul as a server. A few years later – through dedication and a newfound interest in wine –  Yoo was promoted to sommelier. Continued steadfast hard work and loyalty to a company …

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SOMMELIER • Mathias Camilleri MS

Mathias Camilleri became a Master Sommelier in 2017 Mathias Camilleri plays a mean bass guitar.  Singapore’s first Master Sommelier thrills his followers – including this one – on Instagram just as he inspires us with his kickboxing at mathias_camilleri_ms.  Prior to becoming an MS, Camilleri was already chalking up successes, including the UK Young Sommelier …

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