Sommelier Biographies

David Mokha, Director of Beverage

David Mokha, Director of Beverage

As Director of Beverage and Head Sommelier at Fontainebleau Miami Beach, Mokha oversees the wine and spirits programs for all food and beverage outlets and leads a team of Sommeliers serving the resort's fine dining establishments.
Stankovik Zarko, STRIPSTEAK

Stankovik Zarko, STRIPSTEAK

Born and raised in Skopje, Macedonia, Stankovik Zarko graduated from Hospitality Management College at the age of 21 and quickly went to work for Renaissance Cruise Lines, where he began as a server and, after only one year became a sommelier.
Fernando Araiaza, Michael Mina 74

Fernando Araiaza, Michael Mina 74

With more than 15 years of experience providing customer service in the food and beverage industry, Fernando Araiaza has always had a passion and interest in wine.
BRIAN GRANDISON, hakkasan

BRIAN GRANDISON, hakkasan

Brian Grandison grew up in an adventurous culinary family that sowed the seeds for a lifelong appreciation for fine food and wine.