Sommelier Chooses Uptown Network at Orlando’s Acclaimed Restaurant Norman’s
Uptown’s iPad Wine List Elevates Perfection of Service
Naples, FL and Orlando, FL, June 21, 2012 – Uptown Network today announced that Norman’s located in the Ritz-Carlton Orlando has joined the Uptown Network. World renown for impeccable service and flawless culinary preparations, Norman’s is using iPad Wine Lists to further enhance the dining experience. Guests can seamlessly find wines and engage with the team of expert sommeliers in a way not possible with paper menus and wine lists.
“As a sommelier, the benefits became obvious,” explained Yusuf Yildiz, Wine Director and Sommelier at Norman’s. “I have a passion for teaching and training and the Uptown Network iPad Wine List delivers great value in both areas.” Yildiz added that the iPads allow him to engage with guests on a deeper level while at the same time acting as a training tool for staff members.
Opened at the Ritz-Carlton in Orlando, FL, Norman’s quickly took top honors as one of the country’s best restaurants. The New York Times has called Norman Van Aken Florida’s most gifted chef. Nation’
“It is exciting to see our product in one of my favorite restaurants,”
About Uptown Network
In addition to offering an iPad Wine List and Menu, Uptown Network connects restaurants and consumers via the first network of digital menus. As more restaurants join the network, more consumers download the app that in turn encourages more restaurants to join the network. This ‘network effect’ increases existing business and drives new business. Venues that join the Uptown Network typically enjoy an immediate increase in wine sales of between 20-50%.
Contacts: For Uptown Network: Kristin Simmons Kristin@UptownNetwork.com : 855-577-7555