A Day in the Life of Jenni Guizio, Danny Meyer's Right Hand for Italian Wine

Apr 11, 2018 355

BY: Lexi Williams

Breakfast service is in full swing at Maialino, the jewel of restaurateur Danny Meyer's Italian eateries, when Jenni Guizio arrives. But Guizio has already been "on the clock" for hours, tackling her inbox on her commute from Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood. Her days spent at the Wine Spectator Best of Award of Excellence winner in Manhattan's Gramercy Park Hotel are typically busy, but changes at Meyer's Union Square Hospitality Group (USHG) have made them even more action-packed.

Just a few days ago, Guizio, who has been the wine director at Maialino since 2016, was promoted to associate director of wine for USHG, adding oversight of Award of Excellence winner Marta, a chic pizza-and-Champagne spot, and its adjacent aperitivi bar, Vini e Fritti, to her responsibilities.

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SOURCE: http://www.winespectator.com/

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