Helen Johannesen


Helen was born in New York City. She started working in restaurants in Madison,
WI while she was finishing college. She worked at a place called L’Etoile and the
fine dining and farm to table driven experience inspired her to follow her dreams
of working in the food and wine industry. She moved to Los Angeles and worked
at Craft as a manager for two years before signing on with Jon and Vinny in July
of 2009. She is a partner at Jon & Vinny’s in Los Angeles, which also houses her
wine shop called helen’s. helen’s is a thriving, curated shop that hosts classes,
has a wine club and is an overall gem box. She also oversees the beverage
programs for the other restaurants in the group: animal, Son of a Gun, Petit
Trois, Trois familia & Trois mec.

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