Mai Pham

Mai P.

Chicago, IL

About Mai P.

Mai teaches: Ages 18 and up
Teaching since: 2016
Last sign in: 3 days ago


Hello, my name is Mai I came from Vietnam, I have been in the US for almost 4 years now. I'm currently studying at Kendall college with a bachelor degree in Hospitality double concentrations in Food & Beverage and Beverage management. I have been studying Wine fro over a year and have go through testing and earn my certification as qualified Sommelier level 1, 2 and level 3 result is pending currently. I have been top performer in both my level 1& 2 certification.
My exam was a 5 hours exam consisted of
+ Blind tasting ( level1- 4 wine , level 2-6 wine, level 3- 20 beverage)
+ Service ( level 1 still wine , level 2 sparkling , level 3 is still, sparkling and decanting)
+ Multiple choice :250 questions
+ Essays: ( level 1 - 2 essays , level 2- 2 essays, level 3 - 4 essays )
+ Wine & food pairing ( level 1- oral, level 2 - oral , level3- oral whit developing restaurant concept and build beverage menu)
I believe I have found a great way to learn it and I can show you how!


Bachelor of hospitality

Oct 2014 - Present
Kendall College

Languages Spoken

English & Vietnamese

Fluent / Native Proficiency


Le Vin Gourmand - Sommelier certification level1, 2, 3

Nov 2015
Kendall College , LeVin Gourmand, Wine Professional

Certification for wine Specialist. We focus in wine with some extentded knowledge about other beverage such as, beer, spirit, sake, coffee, tea. Wine is more than what you know about. The climate, soil type, topography can influence how it taste. Have you seen the show Somms? Have you wonder how we can taste a wine and tell you all what we smell and tell you what is the grapes varietals? where it came from, what years and how many percentage of alcohol? Well I can help you with the process either you are beginning, brand new to this or are getting the test soon , I can absolutely help you prep for this exam

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