Daniel Chia - CIA Singapore instructor

Faculty Bio: Daniel Chia

Wine Studies
Adjunct Instructor—Wine Studies

Education:
Master’s Degree, Università degli Studi di Scienze Gastronomiche (University of Gastronomic Sciences), Pollenzo, Italy. BAppSc, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia.

Professional Experience:
Senior Lecturer, Temasek Polytechnic, Singapore. Wine Columnist, The Sunday Times, Singapore. Adjunct Professor, University of Nevada Las Vegas, Singapore Campus. Principal Lecturer, SHATEC Australian Wine Education Awards Program. Head Sommelier & Beverage Manager, Club Shanghai, Shanghai City, China. Cellarmaster, Raffles Hotel, Singapore. Restaurant Manager, Whitebait & Kale, Singapore. Manager, Martini Bar & mezza9, Grand Hyatt Singapore. Sales Executive/Marketing Executive, Jardine Caldbeck Wines & Spirits Pte Ltd. Partner, The Vintner, Singapore. Sales Executive/Marketing Executive, Jardine Wines & Spirits Pte Ltd. Wine Executive/Duty Manager, Royal Ahold Kerry (TOPS) Pte Ltd, Singapore. Wine Advisor, Casa Malaya, Australia. Sommelier, Ristorante Bologna, Marina Mandarin Hotel, Singapore. Management Trainee, The Regent Singapore. Food & Beverage Services Trainee, Hyatt Regency Singapore.

Awards:
Award of Excellence, Restaurant Awards Program, Wine Spectator, 2005. Best of Award of Excellence, Restaurant Awards Program, Wine Spectator, 2004. Winning Team Member, Lindemans Distributor Challenge Trophy, 2000. Winner, SHATEC Australian Wine Education Award, Australian Wine Export Council, 1995. Winner, Restaurant of the Year—Awards of Excellence.

Member:
Founding President/Convivium Leader, Slow Food, Singapore. L’Ecole du Vin Bordeaux. The Wine Society, Australia. University of Gastronomic Sciences Alumni Association.

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