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Peter Petrides

Peter Petrides

Lecturer in Hospitality and Food and Beverage
Job title:
Lecturer in Hospitality and Food and Beverage
Higher qualifications:

BA Hospitality Management (University of West London), MA Hospitality Management (UWL), PGCE Teaching and Learning (Greenwich University)

Professional organisations:
The Institute for Learning (IfL)
Biography:

With over 25 years’ experience in the hotel, events and hospitality industry, Peter has a considerable professional background spanning from international luxury hotels to corporate events and hospitality.

He spent over ten years working with the world’s largest contract catering companies such as Sodexho and Compass group UK with clients such as The royal Bank of Scotland, Coutts Bank and Hambros investment Bank, moving onto Food and Beverage Management in luxury Five Star Hotels, working for companies such as Le Meridien Limassol and The Coral Beach Hotel and Resort Paphos. Peter’s experience informs his teaching and he shares his in-depth understanding of the industry with his students who benefit from the application of theory and hotel business models to real-life practice. Peter had also provided expert training in food and beverage service and customer care as a consultant for Diamond Air Concierge service at Heathrow airport and Etihad Airways prior to the introduction of their butler service in their new on-board residence.

As an academic, Peter blends both the academic and the vocational aspects. He is the course leader for the Hospitality Management and International Hotel. Management course.