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.
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.
ROBERT BASANTSOV, MICHAEL MINA 74

ROBERT BASANTSOV, MICHAEL MINA 74

Charismatic and talented wine enthusiast, Robert, brings his fine dining expertise and distinguished wine education to Fontainebleau Miami Beach.
CHRIS ZARCADOOLAS, SCARPETTA

CHRIS ZARCADOOLAS, SCARPETTA

Though initially intimidated by the prospect of working with wine, Zarcadoolas quickly realized he had a keen ability for tasting and appreciating wine and spent his free team in the kitchen discussing pairings with chefs.