Matthew Conway

Beverage Director, Restaurant Marc Forgione

Photo Credit: Evan Sung

Photo Credit: Evan Sung

A 2004 graduate of the American Sommelier Association in both viticulture and vinification and blind tasting, Conway started his sommelier career working for legendary Chef Gray Kunz at Café Gray in the Time Warner Center. He worked with Chef Kunz for over three years. Conway met Chef Marc Forgione in the winter of 2008 and was hired to collaborate on the opening of his first restaurant FORGE, now called Restaurant Marc Forgione. Over six years he has served as general manager and sommelier working alongside Chef Forgione. In the summer of 2010 Chef Forgione granted Conway a three month leave of absence to train at the world famous restaurant Taillevent in Paris.


Synergy Between Iron Chef and Beverage Director

Take a look at how an Iron Chef and Beverage Director work together to create that incredible dining experience.  Watch the synergy between Iron Chef Marc Forgione and Matthew Conway as they discuss their relationship, pairing combinations and how they work together on a daily basis.

Before working at Restaurant Marc Forgione, Matthew worked with Chef Gray Kunz at Café Gray in the Time Warner Center.