Carlos Batista; the author, has been in the hospitality industry for over 20 years; starting as a dishwasher at 15 years old working his way up through the “ranks” of Food & Beverage. Holding positions from Valet to Waiter, to Restaurant, Banquet and Bar management, all the way to senior level Beverage management at a 5 Star, 5 Diamond hotel, gaining a unique insight to the industry. He’s also achieved additional training and certifications from: The Court of Master Sommeliers, Society of Wine Educators, (as a Certified Specialist of Spirits) and Mixology certification from BARSmarts, separating himself as a knowledgeable specialist on the subjects of bar & restaurant service and alcohol knowledge.
The eternal trainer, he looks for his subjects to be informative for those in the service industry and for those who just want to know more about proper service or their favorite spirit, beer, wine or sake of choice. While there are thousands of sources of information on all these subjects, he hopes to convey a clear and full understanding of each subject all, in one place.For these reasons, he recently created foodandbevuniversity.com. Service training and detailed product knowledge all in an easy to digest format. Designed for hospitality professionals or those who simply want to know detailed beverage information, proper service techniques and food & beverage pairings. Please visit foodandbevuniversity.com for more information on a multitude of subjects in the hospitality industry