Amy Waller


Years of Participation


Amy was born into restaurant life in rural Minnesota and learned hospitality from her mom at their small family restaurant. Mom's lessons taught her the importance of service, passion, connection and community. All driving principles that she has applied during more than 25 years in hospitality. She’s worked at a number of Twin Cities landmarks including Lucia’s, Khâluna and James Beard award winning The Bachelor Farmer. 2020 brought new opportunities when she began working as an educator and group sales manager at France 44 Wine and Spirits in south Minneapolis. She’s been a German wine ambassador for Wines of Germany USA since 2019, conducting seminars and producing events around Minnesota and beyond. It’s rare to see her without a bottle of German Riesling in tow.