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Master Sommelier Jennifer Huether

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  Master Sommelier Jennifer Huether  
  Master Sommelier Jennifer Huether

 

With her fresh approach to teaching, passion for wine, true professionalism and drive for knowledge, Jennifer Huether has earned the respect of clients and colleagues, making her one of the leading female Sommeliers in Canada.

As a valued Sommelier, Jennifer has worked for such restaurants as Oliver and Bonacini, Ruth’s Chris Steak House in Toronto and has been the Head Sommelier for Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment Ltd. for the past 6 years. Overseeing a large award winning wine program spanning several different restaurants, with an investment of wine into the millions, and a leading a team of 10 Sommeliers, the wine program at MLSE is one of the largest and most comprehensive in North America. Jennifer has brought wine training to each restaurant she has worked at, and now is proud to head up on sight IWEG courses for the staff at Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment Ltd. and be the host venue for the Court of Master Sommelier Courses.

Jennifer’s passion for wine and wine knowledge has driven her to extensive studies.

She graduated ‘top of class’ at the International Sommelier Guild in 2000 and went on to gain the Diploma of Wine and Spirits from Wine and Spirit Education Trust in 2003. Jennifer was then accepted into the Advanced Sommelier Program from the Court of Master Sommeliers and gained accreditation in the first round of testing in 2004 in London, England. Jennifer competed in the Ontario Sommelier Competition in 2006 and won ‘best Sommelier in Ontario’ awarded by CAP’S. Jennifer then went on to sit a series of challenging exams and passed the Court of Master Sommeliers –Master Exams, in February, 2011, becoming the first female Master Sommelier in Canada.

Jennifer also is a Board Member of CAP’S Ontario is an active teacher at the Sommelier level for both CAP’s and the Court of Master Sommeliers.


 
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