July’s Man Behind the Scenes: Jacob Fuhr, Beverage Manager
July 23, 2013
This month’s featured ‘man behind the scenes’ is our Beverage Manager, Jacob Fuhr.
Jacob Fuhr has spent over 20 years in the food, beverage and hospitality industry. Ranging from nationally renowned restaurants to five start resorts Jacob has acquired an unimaginable knowledge of management and the wonderful world of wine (including the maintaining of the 1200+ bottle wine program at The Ocean Room).
Interested in wine and viticulture since the time he embarked on a career in food and beverage, Jacob went on to received the Introductory Level Certification from The Court of Master Sommeliers Guild in January 2003. He completed the Certified Sommelier Exam in February 2007.
His favorite wines are Esoteric Spanish wines and he enjoys a good Hoppy IPA. Going for a cocktail? Jacob chooses Pre-Prohibition Era Gin or a solid Whiskey.
Jacob has been a resident of Johns Island, SC, for the past 7 years. Living the American dream he & his wife, Samantha, just recently had a baby boy. He also enjoys the active lifestyle Charleston allows spending free time playing golf, fishing, playing soccer and rock climbing.