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Jeroen van Esch

As a child, Jeroen’s dream job was to work for the fire brigade. But as he became older he realized he wanted to open a catering business. He worked his way up from runner to bartender, from bartender to manager in an eatery, and then made the step to maître in a fine-dining restaurant. It was here that he discovered his love of wines, which he now uses as a wine expert at restaurant Hunker.

Life is really too short to drink bad wine.

Jeroen van Esch

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Hunker

Sittard, Netherlands
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You immediately feel at home upon entering restaurant Hunker. You'll even be able to see the cooking stage of award-winning chef and artist Ward Kusters from the chef's table. Every dish is perfectly paired by sommeliers Jeroen van Esch & Lieke Vos.

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