Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode


Jan 17, 2022

On Episode 2 Malynda chats with former Windows on the World employee Inez Ribustello. They chat about her narrowly missing 9/11, how 20 years later she has managed to heal, and her new memoir Life after Windows that chronicles her life in  New York before, during and after 9/11.

Eastern North Carolina native, Inez Ribustello, got her start in the world of food and wine after moving to New York City to pursue a career in cooking.  Her wine career took a huge leap forward when she became an Assistant Cellar Master at the renowned World Trade Center restaurant Windows on the World. In a very short time, she was promoted to Beverage Director, putting her in the position as wine buyer for the largest grossing restaurant in North America. 
The terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 impacted her both personally and professionally.Having lost friends, colleagues, and her job in the attacks, she had to face her future.In September of 2021, Inez releases her self-published memoir Life After Windows, a book she has been working on for the past 20 years.