Testimonials

WHAT THE CRITICS SAY…

The White House, Washington D.C.: “The information you provided The White House Staff was very informative and professionally delivered. We hope to have you back soon.” Scott Wild, Presidential Food Service Coordinator

Four Seasons Hotel New York: “I must say WOW! Your ability to share complex information in a way that anyone and everyone can understand just solidifies to me the caliber of teacher that you are.” Melissa Sims, Learning Manager

Parke-Davis Pharmaceuticals: “You have outdone yourself this time! Definitely a class act.” David Garcia, Territory Manager

U.S. Air Force: “The wine tasting surpassed all expectations, fulfilling both our education and training objectives.” David A. Snyder, Superintendent Air Force Clubs

The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park: “I would like to thank you very much for the class. I have great feedback from my colleagues, they were very impressed with your knowledge and your presentation skills. I can’t wait before the next class.” David Vanhove, Director of Banquets

The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company: “Thanks again for your bravura performance. It’s not easy to cut through the fog clouding most A&P store manager’s minds, but you managed to do so—and for the better part of 2 hours—with wit, wisdom and grace. You, sir, are a star!” Joshua Wesson, Senior Director, Wine, Beer and Spirits

Fedway Associates, Inc: “Bob was extremely knowledgeable and articulate. He was a regular guy, made the seminar sound interesting and didn’t talk down to us.” Patrick A. Botten, Vice President

Sheraton Hotels of New York: “I wanted to take a moment and thank you for the great tasting and class last week. I got some incredible feedback from those that attended.” Sean Cassidy, Director of Event Service

Midwest International Wine Exposition: “Take a bow! In fact, take two bows!! You were great!” Edward Robert Brooks, Syndicated Wine & Food Writer

National Association of Catering Executives: “Best wine seminar I have attended. Bob was informative and descriptive.” Martha Willoughby, Director of Administration

The National Arts Club: “It was one of the most fully informative wine tastings we’ve ever had. Bob was so good at putting out there everything that anyone would ask before they even asked it.” Marc Levy, Chairman of the Culinary Arts Committee

The Princeton Club of New York: “Bob, your presentation was informative, educational, entertaining and funny. We couldn’t have asked for anything more professional.” Jason Pallen, Director of Food & Beverage

Club Corporation of America: “The wines of Italy are very fortunate to have such a knowledgeable and distinguished spokesman for their product.” Kathy O’Neal, Senior Vice President

International Military Community Executives Association: “Great wines and a superb presentation.” Nicole Scott Howe, Meeting Planner

Brown–Forman Beverages Worldwide: “The salesmen are all on Cloud 9 ready to take on the world of wine with their new found knowledge.” Ken Blount, Vice President

Career Visions: “…an excellent presentation. I would highly recommend you to anyone else that should need your services.” Mary Phillips, Director

Young’s Market Company: “Obviously you have a gift for teaching.” Annie Abbott-Foerster, Vice President

The Vertner Smith Company: “Your seminar was very informative and should serve us well in terms of future sales.” Vertner Smith, III, President

Fedway Associates: “Your seminar was both informative and entertaining.” Elizabeth M. Colangelo, District Field Sales Manager

Paramount Liquor Company: “We certainly do appreciate your help in increasing the knowledge of our people as means to improve sales performance.” Dale Griffin, Vice President, COO

Olinger Distributing Company: “I am certain that we will see the benefits of your seminar in the coming months’ depletions and in the product knowledge of our salesforce.” Mark A. Jones, Brand Manager

Mario Neri Wines: “His knowledge of wines and the wine producing regions of the world is extraordinary. His style and delivery is enthusiastic, “friendly” and always professional.” Keli Miles, Executive Vice President

International Police Association: “Your discourse and demonstrations were knowledgeable, enjoyable and deeply appreciated.” Louis Forte, Chairman Long Island Region

Pennsylvania Wines & Spirits: “All attendees were especially complimentary of your ability to make the “mysterious world of wine” understandable.” Jim Treager, Senior Vice President