CASSANDRA FELIX Wine
EVENTS: TASTE OF THE ICONOCLAST DINNER, THE ICONOCLAST DINNER HONOREE, THE KING IS DEAD.
EDUCATION: Palm Beach Atlantic University, Advanced Sommelier Certification in the Court of Master Sommeliers
BACKGROUND: Mentored by Virginia Philip Master Sommelier + Wine Director, The Breakers Palm Beach
CURRENTLY: The Breakers Palm Beach
WHY SHE IS AMAZING: Cassandra Felix began her career at The Breakers Palm Beach in 2010 while studying Dance and Fine Arts at Palm Beach Atlantic University. In 2015, after passing the Certified Sommelier exam the previous year, The Breakers awarded her the position of Lead Sommelier & Beverage Manager of Flagler Steakhouse, whose wine program is comprised of over 665 selections. Under Felix's supervision, the restaurant has won the Wine Spectator Best of Award of Excellence every year since 2015. Cassandra is also a contributor to The Breakers Grand Award-winning wine list of over 2,100 selections at HMF. Cassandra was the Southeastern Regional Winner and a National Finalist of the Châine des Rotissuers Best Young Sommelier Competition in both 2017 and 2018. She also won 2nd Place in Somm Journal Magazine's "Game of Wines" at Somm Con D.C. In 2018 she was awarded the Washington D.C. Young Leaders Summit Scholarship and successfully passed the Court of Master Sommeliers Advanced Sommelier examination.
LAST NIGHT ON EARTH SHE’S SIPPING IN: Barcelona