Sommelier Sebastian Zutant of Proof - Biography
Wine Director Sebastian Zutant carefully built the list of over 1,000 selections for Proof. He is consistently active in educating the staff about wine, conducting tastings with them daily. Zutant graduated from the College of Charleston in South Carolina with a BA in photography in 2000. He then moved to DC, working as a server at first at Chef Geoff’s. He would soon discover his passion for wine while working at Nectar, which is known for their quirky list. He even helped Chef Johnny Monis open Komi in 2003, after which Zutant was entrusted with choosing the international wines. After two years he became the sommelier at Rasika, where he was faced with the challenge of pairing with both sweet and spicy elements of Indian cuisine, he joined the Proof team.