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Tiffany Dawn Soto | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jun 10, 2011

Tiffany Dawn Soto

Bringing the awesome to your beverage program!
   United States
  |   North Las Vegas, NV

Overview

Having soared through the sake ranks to arrive as Las Vegas' only female master sake sommelier, Tiffany Dawn Soto is one of the country's preeminent sake senseis, possessing a rare blend of knowledge, passion and expertise. Prior to beginning her sake journey she became certified in wine through the Court of Master Sommeliers.

In addition to being the resident expert for all things wine and sake, Soto also tours the country teaching sake and is a prolific, sought-after expert on the subject, having either written for (or been referenced...

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Why I do what I do%u2026

In an ocean of food and beverage mediocrity, I have been fortunate in my ability to help some rise above the horizon line to shine amongst the stars. While sake is foreign to many, and often treated like the red-headed step child of the beverage world, she has big aspirations, and I aim to help her reach her potential. Its the marrying of this potential with that of your establishment that allows me to create the magic I create with each and every new consultation.

My specialty, however specific allows me to create beauty while facilitating knowledge. It allows me to perpetuate a love and passion that runs deep within me.

Why your company needs me%u2026

I often liken sake%u2019s positioning in the U.S. food and beverage world with that of wine in the early 80%u2032s. At the time it seemed a bit bourgeois, but with some clever marketing and positioning, better access to the product and the education needed to understand it, not to mention a very effective ad campaign by Bartles & James Wine Coolers, it took off like a rocket. This is where sake is at right now. This is her moment to rise and shine. In 2007 sake imports to the United States doubled from those in 2006, and then they doubled again in 2008, and yet again in 2009. With this increased access to premium sakes in the United States the stage is set, but the access to knowledge and education is still lacking. Ordering sake can be incredibly intimidating for the...

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