Roberto Hernandez

Sommelier
Roberto Hernandez

New York

About Roberto Hernandez

Roberto Hernandez was born in Mexico City he discovered his passion for the food and beverage industry, after graduating business school, he was able to travel across Mexico, it was here where Roberto had the opportunity to taste some of the most unique and delicious drinks and food. After that, he decided to move to America to start a new career. He started working in a catering company in Westchester County, later on, he was able to work a Mexican restaurant curating the selection of tequilas with over 120 bottles. By 2009 he started to work with chef Angelo Magno, one of the most awarded chefs in Westchester, where he was in charge to select wines at Milongas, an Argentinian and Italian restaurant. Fernando Oliveira GM at Half Moon in Dobbs Ferry became one of his first mentors he started to convince him to start preparing for his career. He had the opportunity to work for David Bouley where he meets some of the top sommeliers in America, he saw this as an inspiration and decided to enrolled ICC in order to obtain his certification by the court of masters sommeliers. Roberto is currently working for one of the top 10 sommeliers in the world Alexander LaPratt (MS) at Atrium Dumbo. Right now Roberto Hernandez is looking to achieve a third level of the court of masters.