Pasquale (Pat) Romano has been interested in food and wine his whole life. With an Italian-born father, he enjoyed an authentic Italian upbringing that included long annual trips to Italy. It was only natural that he would ultimately co-found Centonove, where he can share the many facets of Italian food and wine with his local community.READ MORE
Lisa Rhorer is a former high-tech marketing executive, working for such Silicon Valley giants as Google, Oracle and Creative Labs as well as technology publishing media leader, IDG. Lisa left Google to pursue her passion for wine, going on to graduate from the prestigious Professional Wine Studies Program at the Culinary Institute of America in St. Helena.
Chef Roberto Mendoza has been working in restaurants since he was 13 years old. At the age of 15 he took a job as a dishwasher,at Michelin Star Restaurant, Dio Deka. He mentored under that Chef as a line cook then a sous chef where he developed his passion for cooking. Later in his career he worked at several restaurants in San Francisco with other chefs who have Michelin Star experience.READ MORE