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Food & Beverage Career Path Sharing Session

The Department of Food Management and Services, Faculty of Food Science and Technology organized a "Food & Beverage Career Path Sharing Session" in collaboration with the Malaysian Food and Beverage Executives Association (M.F.B.E.A.), on 19 December 2023, at Putra Business School, Universiti Putra Malaysia.
Through this session, the students from the BSc Program. Food Service Management with Honors and BSc. Food Studies has got career guidance and advice from food service industry experts and professionals. The department has invited Mr. Muhammad Hisham Tan Abdullah as President of M.F.B.E.A, Mr. Leslie Hon, Vice President of M.F.B.E.A. Event, Mr. Pravindran 'Vin' Palakrishnan Chairman of Malaysian Mixology Guild (MMG), Mrs. Noriena Hassan, Deputy Chairman of Professional Coffee Connoisseur M.F.B.E.A, and Mrs. Faridah Halina Zairi, Founder of Coffee for Good, to share their experience and expertise on the requirements and preparation of route design career in the food service industry. The speakers also emphasized the importance of deep knowledge and perseverance to succeed in this field.
This session not only prepares students to face the challenges of the world of work but also highlights various opportunities in the hospitality sector. This program focused on learning, networking and inspiration can set a new benchmark for students' journey into the world of food service management.
The "Food & Beverage Career Path Sharing Session" was conducted by Year 2 students from the BSc Program. Food Service Management with Honors appointed as the Working Committee. The students were guided by facilitators consisting of lecturers from the Food Service and Management Department, Faculty of Food Science and Technology. This event is one of the student empowerment activities to increase the marketability of graduates. The organization of events like this will continue in the future for the benefit and development of students.