Current Position: Independent Beverage Consultant
Previous: Sr. Manager Sales and Marketing – Hungrywungry, Senior Manager, Tulleeho
Formal Training Received:
- MBA (Marketing) S P Jain institute of management and research, Mumbai.
- Post-graduate in hospitality from Hammersmith and West London College, London.
- Hospitality graduate from IHM Mumbai.
- Wines and Spirits: WSET Level 3 from WSET, London.
- Training Skills:
- WSET Educator Certification Course, London to conduct level 1 and 2 courses in wines.
- Certified trainer from Carlton Advanced management, USA
Projects involved in:
- WSET: Over 200 pax trained in level 1 and 2 wine and spirit programs
- Pernod Ricard: Glenlivet brand training for premium On trade
- United spirits: Black Dog brand training for Sales representatives in the West
- Beam Global: Makers Mark training for premium on trade
- Remy Cointreau: Cointreau cocktail training for the premium on trade
- UB group: Conducting wine appreciation programs for consumers/hotel professionals
- Sopexa (French body): Conducting wine training in key 5 star properties for staff and consumer sessions in Mumbai.( 175 pax trained)
- SAB Miller: Beer trainings for the HORECA segment in Mumbai.( 220 pax trained)
- British beer and pub association: Conducting beer trainings at hotels( 175 pax trained)
- Renowned importer in India: Part of the research team on Single malt consumption in the hospitality sector
- Was speaker at the Chefs Connect 2013, Taste 2011, Indspirit 2010 and other regional wine fests
Hospitality and corporate Clients
- ITC Hotels – Basic and Intermediate wine courses for F&B service staff of ITC Hotel’s luxury properties
- Hops and Grains: Part of a consulting team for the same – a Greenfield brewpub
- An FMCG major: Conducted a dipstick research on Tea and coffee consumption in the HORECA segment
- Hindustan Unilever limited: Conducting tea appreciation workshops for corporates
- Hindustan Unilever limited: Consulted for Bru café, their pilot at the head office
- Beverage workshops for corporates like HSBC, Euro RSCG, Travelocity, Turner, BBH, Zapak, Encompass, Apollo tyres, Grey etc