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Scott Lester

Sommelier & Director of Operations

As a hospitality specialist and certified sommelier, Scott Lester brings to Fellow a strong background in restaurant and beverage program management. Originally from South Africa, he loves to travel and learn about new food, beverages, and cultures. 

His career path has taken him to several three Michelin-starred restaurants including: The French Laundry in Yountville, CA; The Restaurant at Meadowood in St Helena, CA; and Eleven Madison Park in New York, New York. Scott forged his hospitality foundation at two of the longest consecutively awarded 5-star properties in the world, La Maisonette in Cincinnati, OH and The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, CO. He attended the Napa Valley College, Culinary Institute of America, and University of Cincinnati and is currently preparing for his level 3 Advanced Sommelier certification. 

Scott hopes to impart his passion for hospitality with others while striving to exceed expectations through a sincere and thoughtful approach.