To add value to the knowledge from the curriculum and the current trends in Hospitality the faculty & students of Suryadatta College Of Hospitality Management, Travel And Tourism went for a visit to Best Brew Sports Bar At Four Points By Sheraton & the Independence Brewery
Mr. Aniket Wadekar (Bar Manager),Mr Harpreet Arora (Team Leader) of Best Brew Sports Bar at Four Points By Sheraton inducted the students to the different departments in the hotel by taking them on a tour. From back of the house areas to the front of the house areas the students were briefed about the working procedures and the hotels standards.
The final destination was the hotel’s Sports Bar-Best Brew. Here Mr. Aniket Wadekar (Bar Manager),Mr Harpreet Arora (Team Leader) imparted their expertise and knowledge about the intricacies of Bar Management like Controls, Store, indenting, stock keeping, book keeping, licenses required and the legal stamping of peg measures from the excise department . They then showed the students different types of liquors and wines from around the world including the most expensive Scotch sold in the bar “The Blue Label, by Johnny Walker”. They even briefed the students with the layout and the operating systems used in the bar including how to use the Micros software which is used for order taking and billing.
The students were able to see and observe all that they had learnt in the classrooms and thus their concepts became clearer.
Next was the visit to the Independence Brewery which is a micro brewery where they make many different types of beers mainly from Belgium and Germany. The Manager and staff explained the beer making process by taking the students for a tour of the brewery. They explained to them the different machinery and ingredients used in the processing of beer & also the difference between draught beers and bottled beers and the importance of serving beer at the right temperature.
At the end of the session the students asked many questions about the right mannerisms & attitude required in the hospitality & bar Industry. The Mentors answered all the questions with patience and told the students that to be successful in the industry they have to work hard and be enthusiastic about their careers.
The curriculum for Hotel Management students includes knowledge of the different wines of the world, their characteristics and the wine making process. To add value to the curriculum SCHMTT conducted a study tour for the 2nd and 3rd year students to the Sula Wineries in Nashik The students were taken on the study tour to reinforce the classroom teachings and to give them a firsthand experience of the wine making process.
At the Sula Winery they were able to see and experience the vineyards, the different types of grapes grown there and the machinery and equipment used for making wine. They were explained the methodology of making wines in detail by the experts at the winery. A wine tasting session was also conducted and the students were explained how to taste a wine and the different criteria by which to rate a wine.
Wine has always been popular in Europe and other parts of the world and is now becoming a popular drink in India. The climate and soil of the Nashik region of Maharashtra is very conducive to the growth of grape vines and therefore this region produces the maximum wine in India. Some of the wines produced here have attained international fame and have won international awards.
The students were very happy with their experience and returned with a better knowledge and understanding of wines.
The aim of Suryadatta College of Hospitality Management,Travel and Tourism is to reinforce the classroom teaching by organizing syllabus related study tours to help the students learn better
A study tour was organized for the 1st year students of B.Sc – Hospitality Studies Program to ABC Cheese farms 20THMarch 2015
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