“Managing your by-the-glass list is the most important thing for generating money to the restaurant, and it’s going to afford you your whole cellar.”

The restaurant business, with its idiosyncratic rewards and demands, often attracts a special kind of talent. At the top of the field, these harbingers of hospitality are often free-spirited, driven in their ambitions, multi-faceted and multi-talented – and Kaitlyn Duke simply embodies the archetype. Having grown up in the industry, the idea of perseverance, service, and hard work were simply baked into her bones at a young age.

Kaitlyn Duke || Sommlight Ep 34 from Washington Wine on Vimeo.

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