Sonny Martin has more than 35 years of experience in all things food and wine. In the restaurant kitchen he went from dishwasher to Executive Chef and in the front of the house he also held every position from busser to managing partner of a white tablecloth restaurant. As a bartender
he holds a record for number of drinks made. In the wine business he has been a rare wine importer, supplying the cellars of Bellagio et al., a partner of a wholesale distribution company, founded a retail fine wine and gourmet deli, Urban Gourmet, and started his own wine label Tesoro. Over the years, Sonny has served as Lifestyle’s wine aficionado and has contributed various articles on the topic.