Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management students host session with renowned chef

By CTW Team and Mary Mutisya

Last Saturday, students pursuing the Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management program had an opportunity to interact with Chef Avraj Marwa during one of their training sessions. Chef Marwa, who is the Executive Chef at the Sarova Hotels Kenya gave the students an insightful talk on the culinary industry, in which he has worked across several countries.

“My culinary style is a diverse blend of multicultural flavors acquired from my many travels around the world. Currently, my main focus lies in sharing my experiences and work philosophy gained to broaden the vistas of the young chefs we work closely with, and those aspiring to join the industry," he said.
Prior to working as the Executive Chef at the Sarova Hotels, Chef Marwa trained at the Kenya Utalii College and later at Le Cordon Bleu, Harvard X, and Stanford University.

Earlier in the week on July 25, the Hospitality and Tourism Students also got the chance to interact with Dr. Sam Ikwaye, the Executive Officer of the Kenya Association of Hotel Keepers and Caterers- Coast region and the President FKE & Secretary Tourism Professionals Association. In his session, moderated by Patrick Mulindi and Dr. Mutisya, Dr. Ikwaye took the students through several topics, including skills and competencies for the hospitality and tourism industry, gaining a competitive edge in the industry and students’ fit into industry requirements.

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