Category: The Bristol Chicago

Charles Ford, The Bristol Chicago

Charles Ford, General Manager and Sommelier at The Bristol Talks Teamwork and Wine Inspiration


Join us for this week’s episode that takes you inside The Bristol in Chicago to talk with General Manager and Wine Director Charles Ford. It’s life in the fast lane for Ford, who mans the front-of-house while also establishing and growing the dynamic wine program. Hear what he has to offer.

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