Evan Goldstein's food and wine career started in the renowned kitchens of Paris and California. In 1984 he joined his mother, Chef and Author Joyce Goldstein, in opening the celebrated San Francisco restaurant, Square One. In 1987 he became the eighth American and youngest ever at the time to pass the prestigious Master Sommelier examination. Since 1990 Evan has created wine education programs and service hospitality schools. In addition, Evan continues to train and examine candidates for the Court of Master Sommeliers as a Founding Board member. Evan is the author of several books including Five Star Service, Perfect Pairings, Daring Pairings and Wines of South America.