Helen Johannesen, Owner of Helen's Wines and Partner and Beverage Director at Jon & Vinny's in Los Angeles, shares her career timeline and advice for up-and-coming talent.
“For me, my ability to evolve in this industry has captured me to stay in it and be more creative, and I feel very lucky for that. It’s different every single day. I have ideas that I’m passionate about that I then translate into programs and classes. It’s very refreshing that we have the constant ability to regenerate, learn and move around to enhance our skills. „
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Inspirational Career Timelines
Find your inspiration in the unique career timelines and words of advice these industry leaders have shared.
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