Kelly Peterson Bates Named Head Sommelier at The Boarding House

September 21, 2015

The Boarding House in Chicago announced Kelly Peterson Bates as head sommelier, part of an all-women leadership team together with owner and Master Sommelier Alpana Singh and Executive Chef Tanya Baker. Peterson Bates oversees the wine, spirits, and beer program at The Boarding House, sharing her knowledge with guests through guided wine tastings and training the talented staff of servers—many of whom are also sommeliers-in-training. 
 
“Kelly is a natural fit for this position at The Boarding House, developing versatile bottle and by-the-glass programs that seamlessly match Chef Baker’s contemporary, internationally inspired cuisine, “ Alpana Singh says. “Kelly’s background in music allows her to…