[ Head of Innovation & Operation Beverages (PAN India) | Gourmet Investments Private Limited ]
Graduation - Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology, Thiruvananthapuram
Wine & Spirit Education Trust Certification - Level 2 Spirits (DBA London)
Varun completed his Schooling from Raja Kesavadas N S S Higher Secondary School, Thiruvananthapuram followed by Hotel Management degree from Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology, Thiruvananthapuram. He started his career from Sarovar Hotels in Thiruvananthapuram, followed by Four Seasons Hotel in Mumbai and he was also Diageo Brand Ambassador. Since last 5 Months, he is working with Gourmet Investments Private limited as a Head of Innovation & Operation. Some of his biggest achievements were in 2009 when he was the regional winner of Bacardi Martini Grand Prix, Continuously for 2 years, he was Best Bartender India for Diageo World Class and represented India in world competitions . He has got certification from Wine & Spirit Education Trust of Level 2 Spirits.
Notably: Head Operation Beverages
in: Gourmet Investments Private Limited
10 years & 10 months [Jul 2008 - May 2019]
A Bartender prepares alcohol or non-alcohol beverages for bar and restaurant patrons. Interact with customers, take orders and serve snacks and drinks. Assess customers' needs and preferences and make recommendations. Mix ingredients to prepare cocktails.
"After completing my graduation in Hotel Management, I started working as a Bartender and have worked with brands like Sarovar, Four Seasons & Diageo. I have represented India on International platforms as I have won the Best Indian Bartender for Diageo World class for 2013 & 2014 and I was Diageo's Brand Ambassador for 1 year ."