Frankie started her career working at Peter X. Kelly’s Xaviar’s in Upstate New York. While working her way upwards to Captain, she found a deep appreciation for the role that wine played in the dining experience. After moving to New York City, Frankie worked at well-established restaurants including The Lever House and The Red Cat, leading her to the position of Wine Director at Amali Restaurant. There, she garnered attention from Wine and Spirits Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, and Wine Enthusiast for her Mediterranean-forward selections. Frankie also received the ‘Best of Award of Excellence’ from Wine Spectator for her accomplished wine list.
Frankie joined Charlie Palmer Steak in 2021 as Wine Director, where she is enthusiastic about sharing the stories behind the wines she curates, and believes in the foundation of wine to create connections.