Thirugnanasambantham K

Principal, WGSHA

Welcomgroup Graduate School of Hotel Administration | WGSHA Manipal - Manipal Academy of Higher Education

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Thirugnanasambantham K is responsible for the budgeting, planning, implementation and day to day operation the department.

    He:

    • Is Faculty In-charge for food festivals, simulation, culinary competitions and Gastronomy club.
    • Is coordinator for Sommelier Course in association with International Sommelier Guild.
    • Is coordinator for culinary arts twinning program in association with George Brown College, Canada.  

 

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Cuisines of Asia Theory BAC 201 Second Semester BACA
Cuisines of Asia Practical BAC 215 Second Semester BACA
Global Cuisines & Gastronomy Practical BAC 303 Third year BACA
Food & Beverage Production Management BHM 401 Fourth year BHM
Institutional Food Administration Practical DAN 618 Second Semester MSc DAN

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
M.Sc. in Hotel Management Hotel Management Anna Malai University 2007
MBA Human Resource Management
BSc Hotel Management Bharathiyar University

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Welcomgroup Graduate School of Hotel Administration, Manipal Academy of Higher Education HOD May 2007
Welcomgroup Graduate School of Hotel Administration, Manipal Academy of Higher Education Associate Professor May 2004
Welcomgroup Graduate School of Hotel Administration, Manipal Academy of Higher Education Lecturer May 2000
Sapthagiri College of Hotel Management, Mangalore Lecturer, Food and Beverage
Taj Coromandel Hotel, Chennai Chef - de- Partie

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Global Cuisines, Cuisines of Asia

Area of Expertise

Continental, Indian Cuisine

Area of Research

Culinary Tourism, South Indian Cuisines