Les Dames d'Escoffier

Katie Stephens

Katie brings over 40 years of hospitality & operations proficiency to her role as general manager, wine director and partner at the Wine Spectator Award winning Phoenix eatery Beckett’s Table and as partner of Southern Rail restaurant. Her extensive experience includes all facets of customer relations, systems and culture development at some of Arizona’s most respected restaurants; maintaining her credo: “ladies and gentlemen serving ladies and gentlemen”.

She is an accredited sommelier from the Court of Masters Sommeliers, has served as a wine judge for AWGW, curated collections for private wine cellars, all while maintaining a 25 year career as an inflight employee at Southwest Airlines.