Presenter Information

Alpana Singh

Location

Darden Auditorium

Start Date

31-3-2017 2:20 PM

Description

Learning Objectives

  • Benefits to taking responsibility for obligations, actions, and decisions along a career path in hospitality and tourism.
  • Prioritizing, creating, and managing a goal-oriented task plan.
  • Professional behavior and the adherence to local and cultural sensitivities.
  • Contributing to the improvement of the global perception of hospitality as an honorable profession.

As a young global hospitality professional, Alpana will share her life’s journey from humble beginnings to the world of high-end food and beverage. She will discuss the tenacity involved in striving for our career and personal goals while conducting ourselves professionally on an international scale. From the diversity perspective, she will identify ways in which women can thrive and be influential the food & beverage, lodging, and meetings & events industries.

Biography

Alpana Singh is a Master Sommelier, a restaurateur, and the host of the Emmy Award-winning restaurant review television show, Check Please!, which airs weekly in Chicago. Nationally, she has appeared on The Today Show and Food Network's Iron Chef America as well as contributing numerous publications to Newsweek, Food & Wine, Wine Spectator, Bon Appetit and The New York Times. Most recently, Wine Enthusiast magazine honored Singh with their Sommelier of the Year 2013 Wine Star award for her inspiring leadership and engaging, good-humored approach to wine.

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Mar 31st, 2:20 PM

Afternoon Keynote: Alpana Singh, Master Sommelier, Restauranteur and Television Host

Darden Auditorium

Learning Objectives

  • Benefits to taking responsibility for obligations, actions, and decisions along a career path in hospitality and tourism.
  • Prioritizing, creating, and managing a goal-oriented task plan.
  • Professional behavior and the adherence to local and cultural sensitivities.
  • Contributing to the improvement of the global perception of hospitality as an honorable profession.

As a young global hospitality professional, Alpana will share her life’s journey from humble beginnings to the world of high-end food and beverage. She will discuss the tenacity involved in striving for our career and personal goals while conducting ourselves professionally on an international scale. From the diversity perspective, she will identify ways in which women can thrive and be influential the food & beverage, lodging, and meetings & events industries.