Daniel Chia

Faculty Bio: Daniel Chia

Hospitality and Service Management
Lecturing Instructor—Hospitality and Service Management

Education:
Master’s, Food Culture and Communications, Università degli Studi di Scienze Gastronomiche, Pollenzo, Italy. BAS, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Australia. Higher Diploma in Hotel Management, SHATEC, Singapore. Certificate in Food & Beverage Management, Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne, Singapore.

Professional Experience:
Principle Consultant and Director, Elevage SG, Singapore. Adjunct Instructor, Singapore Institute of Technology/The Culinary Institute of America, Singapore. Senior Lecturer, Adjunct Lecturer, Culinary and Catering Management, Temasek Polytechnic, Singapore. Flexi-Adjunct Teacher, Spectra Secondary School, Singapore. Wine Columnist, The Sunday Times, Singapore. National Direct Sales Manager, Summergate Fine Wines & Spirits, Shanghai, China. Opening Head Sommelier and Beverage Manager, Club Shanghai, Shanghai, China. Restaurant Manager, Caper’s Restaurant, The Regent—Four Seasons Hotel, Singapore. Cellarmaster, Raffles Hotel, Singapore. Opening Restaurant Manager, Whitebait & Kale, Singapore. Manager, Martini Bar & mezza9, Grand Hyatt Singapore. Sales & Marketing Executive, Jardine Caldbeck Wines & Spirits, Singapore. Wine Executive/Duty Manager, Tanglin Market Place, Singapore. Wine Advisor, Casa Malaya, Melbourne, Australia. Sommelier, Ristorante Bologna, Marina Mandarin Hotel, Singapore. Management Trainee, The Regent Hotel, Singapore. Food & Beverage Service Trainee, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Singapore.

Awards:
Long Service Award—10 Years, Temasek Polytechnic, Singapore, 2015. Award of Excellence for Club Shanghai, China—2005 Restaurant Awards Program; Best of Award of Excellence for Raffles Grill, Raffles Hotel, Singapore—2004 Restaurant Awards Program, Wine Spectator magazine. Restaurant of the Year—mezza9, Awards of Excellence 2002, World Gourmet Summit, Singapore. Winner, SHATEC Australian Wine Education Awards 1995.

Member:
Founding President, Slow Food, Singapore. International Society for Gastronomic Sciences and Studies, Italy.

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