Kendall College Wine Program at National Louis University

Kendall College Wine Program at National Louis University

900 N North Branch St Chicago Illinois USA

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The Wine Professional Program at Kendall College is an excellent program for sommelier certifications. They offer Wine Apprentice (Level One), Wine Steward (Level Two & Three), Sommelier (Level Four) wine certifications. These sommelier programs are not affiliated with WSET or CMS.

If you enjoy cultivating an expert knowledge of wine and fine dining, you’ll make a first-rate wine sommelier upon graduation from Kendall. When you forge a career as a wine sommelier you create wine lists for restaurants, train employees, and maintain a wine inventory. Sommeliers are experts on vintages, regions for best grapes, and what wines complement particular dishes.

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Their professional wine program is designed for certification-seeking individuals looking to solidify their foundational or advanced knowledge and skills while validating their existing wine and beverage capabilities. Participants are engaged in relevant content, including exercises and exhaustive tastings that challenge them to acquire a complex skill-set that they can put into practice. In addition, a food pairing component that expands the participants’ knowledge and skills relative to pairing wine with food is included at each level.

Their wine programs are structured as follows:

  • Foundation Level I – Wine Apprentice
  • Intermediate Level II – Wine Steward
  • Advanced Level III – Sommelier

John Peter Laloganes is the Director of Beverage Management and Assistant Professor with National Louis University (NLU) at Kendall College in Chicago, IL. In 2015, he founded this Wine Professional (WP) Program, an accelerated 3-tiered sommelier educational track designed for industry professionals and hard-core wine enthusiasts.

He has authored several highly acclaimed books: The Beverage Manager’s Guide to Wines, Beers, and Spirits – 4th Ed in 2017; The Beverage Manager’s Guide to Wines, Beers, and Spirits – 3rd Ed (awarded the “Best Wine Book for Professionals in the United States” in 2013 by the Gourmand International Book Awards); and The Essentials of Wine with Food Pairing Techniques (Amazon #1 Best Seller in Wine Pairing)

Wine Professional Program at Kendall College
Kendall College at National Louis University

Name: Wine Professional Program at Kendall College

Price range: $775-3499

Payment accepted: Credit Card

Currencies accepted: USD

Address: 18 S. MICHIGAN AVE. CHICAGO, IL 60603

Telephone: 312.261.3333

Wine Professional Program at Kendall College

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