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Jason Van Auken, wine director and club mixologist at The Immigrant Restaurant, might appear fresh-faced and young in years, but he has a seasoned grasp on the complex world of wine and spirits. Van Auken helped curate The Immigrant Restaurant’s immense collection of wines from around the world that includes a number of special reserves, notable vintages and other rarities purchased at auction. You can request Van Auken’s assistance to select the perfect glass to pair with your entrée, or a half or full bottle to accompany your multi-course meal. His tableside disposition is exceedingly professional yet down to earth, with smart but highly approachable explanations of different wines’ flavor profiles. The results are pairings that please your preferences for taste, regional interests and budgets. You shouldn’t skip out on all the wonderful wines The Immigrant Restaurant has to offer; we highly recommend taking the wine director’s suggestions to get the most of your meal at the Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star restaurant.