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Alpana Singh on the set of Check, Please! for season 19. Photo: WTTW/Ken Carl

Alpana Singh on One of the World's Toughest Exams

Daniel Hautzinger

More people have won a Nobel Prize than have passed the infamously challenging exam to become a Master Sommelier, and Alpana Singh is the youngest woman to have ever passed, when she was 26. She discusses the rigors of the exam and what draws people to the wine world. 
Alpana Singh on the set of Check, Please! Photo: WTTW/Ken Carl

Alpana Singh Returns to 'Check, Please!'

Daniel Hautzinger

After five years immersing herself in the food world away from Check, Please! – opening three restaurants, helping bring the James Beard Awards to Chicago – Alpana Singh is back as host. "I know a lot more sitting here at 41 than when I started at 26," she says.
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