Wine Director, RPM Restaurants;
Proprietor/Wine Director, Bar Ramone, Chicago
A somm’s work is never done
Hanauer oversees the enormous cellars at RPM Steak Chicago, RPM Italian in both Chicago and Washington, D.C., and a huge, new Windy City riverfront complex centered around RPM On The Water, the group’s largest venue to date. If that’s not enough, he’s also a partner and wine director at one of Chicago’s best wine bars, Bar Ramone, where the Spanish-inspired menu meets an eclectic global list.