Carlton McCoy, Master Sommelier and Wine Director at The Little Nell in Aspen, CO, shares his career timeline and advice for up-and-coming talent.
“The people I work with keep me level headed, grounded, motivated, and excited about my job. The nature of the business is stressful - keep it fun. I’m a clown and everyone knows it. If I can get the staff to smile once per shift, that’s success.„
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Chef and Owner
CITY GRIT Hospitality Group, CITY GRIT, Birds & Bubbles, Rise Gourmet Goods & Bakeshop
Executive Chef, Proprietor and Farmer
Mercantile dining & provision, Fruition Restaurant and Fruition Farms Dairy & Creamery
Chef / Partner
Lineage Restaurant, Island Creek Oyster Bar, Row 34 Fort Point, Row 34 Portsmouth
Professor of Culinary Arts and Food Science
Drexel University, Center for Hospitality and Sport Management
Master Sommelier, Director of Wine and Restaurant Operations
Union Square Hospitality Group