Branding & Hospitality Consultant
CMS Advanced Sommelier
Evan Hufford served as the opening Wine Director at SingleThread Farms and was a driving force in many facets as they attained three Michelin stars in under two years. Prior to that, Evan's career began at the Native American owned and inspired Kai Restaurant in Phoenix, where he was instrumental in the restaurant attaining Forbes 5 Stars. Continuing his wine studies in Las Vegas and the Bay Area, Evan served as Sommelier at several Michelin starred restaurants and helped develop multiple Wine Spectator Grand Award-winning wine lists, including Joël Robuchon restaurants in Las Vegas. He later served as Head Sommelier and Restaurant Director at Saison in San Francisco. Evan is an Advanced Sommelier, French Wine Scholar, and California Wine Appellation Specialist, and teaches part-time at the San Francisco Wine School.
Evan's expertise in the wine industry and his wide network of professional allies provides an invaluable platform for OMvino to explore strategic partnerships for their clients.