Élyse Lambert, MS
Born in Montréal, Québec, she graduated with a degree in hotel management from the
prestigious Institut de tourisme et d’hôtellerie du Québec (ITHQ) in 1998 and as Sommelier
from L’École Hôtelière des Laurentides in 1999. Elyse has been working in the restaurant
industry for more than 20 years. Currently she is working as a Sommelier Consultant and
continues sharing her passion at Radio-Canada’s morning show, Medium Large and as a wine
columnist in Journal de Montreal. She also consults for private and corporate clients and is
often invited to facilitate wine education seminars and to speak at corporate functions in
Canada and around the world.
Her major achievements are:
Meilleur Sommelier du Québec 2004
Best Sommelier of the Americas 2009
Best Sommelier of Canada 2015
5th Best Sommelier of the World 2016.