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Kerry Jo Rizzo DWS

Kerry Jo Rizzo is a Certified Sommelier specializing in Sake. Come talk beverages with her at Foreign Cinema in SF!
UPCOMING EVENTS
Sake Day 2019: Say HELLO to Sake Day! This is the original and largest "Nihonshu No Hi" or Sake Day Celebration outside of Japan! Let us guide you to the best sakes made in Japan and in the United States. Taste over 200 different types of sake. Let us educate you with sake education stations and let us entertain you with a party that is dedicated to all things sake! Purchase Tickets at www.sakeday.com
EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS
SSI Sake Service Institute. Kita-ku, Tokyo. International Kikisake-Shi
Sake Education Council. Chicago, IL. Certified Sake Professional
Court of Master Sommeliers. Level 2 Certified Sommelier
Wine & Spirit Education Trust. Berkeley, CA. Level 3 - Advanced Sake
Wine & Spirit Education Trust. New York, NY. Level 4 - Diploma in Wine & Spirits
Institute of Masters of Wine. London, England. S2 MW Student
EXPERIENCE
Foreign Cinema. San Francisco, CA. Sommelier
True Sake. San Francisco, CA. Sake Specialist
IWSC. London, England. Wine Judge
Sequoia Sake. San Francisco, CA. Production Volunteer
DaVero Farms & Winery. Healdsburg, CA. Harvest Intern
Coi. San Francisco. Server/Sommelier
Hotel Fauchère - Relais & Châteaux. Milford, PA. Beverage Director
The Settler's Inn. Hawley, PA. Head Sommelier/Innkeeper
Italian Wine Merchants. New York, NY. Assistant Events Manager/Sommelier
Salute!. New York, NY. Captain
SKILLS & EXPERTISE
Regional Expertise: Italy
Regional Expertise: Japan
Inventory Management
Wine Judge
Wine Writer
Wine Service- Bar or Wine Bar
Wine Service- Management
Wine Sourcing and Purchasing
Wine and Food Pairing
Sake Educator
Kerry Jo Rizzo is a Certified Sommelier specializing in Sake. Come talk beverages with her at Foreign Cinema in SF!
MY LIGHT BULB MOMENT
1st light bulb: German Riesling. 2nd light bulb: 1882 Cossart Verdelho Madeira. 3rd light bulb: Dassai 39 Junmai Daiginjo.
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