Hotel Management and Catering

HISTORY OF THE DEPARTMENT

Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management is one of the leading Hotel Management and Catering Institutes in India offering Under-graduate, Post-graduate and Diploma and Ph.D courses in Hotel Management and Tourism. The Department was started in 2011.

There are four major departments in hotel management namely Food Production, Food & Beverage Service, Front Office, and Accommodation Operations. A student who studies in this institute can equip himself professionally in all these major subjects and choose one as his career in the hotel industry. The objective of the school is to make the student concentrate on all round development and inculcate in him the importance of acquiring multi skills which are the need of the hospitality industry in this new millennium.

Vision

To promote research and generate new knowledge in field of tourism and hospitality and to serve as a valuable resource for industry, research scholars and the society at large.

The main objective of this department is on all round development and inculcate students with the importance of acquiring multi skills which are the need of the present hospitality industry.

Mission

The objective of the department is to create world class hospitality professionals and mould the student to concentrate on all round development and inculcate in all students the importance of acquiring multi skills which are the need of the hospitality industry in this new millennium.

Dean's Message

The Department is taking great initiative to inculcate the professional hospitality skills in the students by encouraging them to undertake part time jobs in week ends in hotels. The hospitality concepts are taught in easy manner. Webinars, Demonstrations, Vegetable Carving sessions, Guest Lectures, Food & Beverage Cocktail and Mocktail Workshops and Housekeeping towel art and F&B Service Napkin folding workshop are conducted to fine tune the hospitality skills of the students. Students are encouraged to participate in various competitions to enhance their knowledge and skill sets.

DR. T. Milton

Dean

Department of Tourism & Hospitality Management

HOD's Message

The Department of Tourism & Hospitality Management started in 2011 has been graduating high quality industry oriented Hotel Management graduates for the past 10 years. Our Alumni are well placed in leading star hotels, restaurants, airlines, cruiselines and are teaching in reputed educational institutions.

Mrs. R. Sangeetha

Head of the Department

Department of Tourism & Hospitality Management

Infrastructure

The various labs in the department are as follows.

Food Production

This department is divided into four major food preparation training facilities:

Basic Training Kitchen: Here the students are introduced to the basic principles of cookery and are trained to cook food for 2 portions. The students of the first year degree and diploma train in this kitchen and generally the cuisine taught would be French.

Quantity Training Kitchen: The students of the Second year degree and diploma are trained in this kitchen. It is here that the students are taught to prepare food in bulk quantities. The cuisine is commonly Indian, though it does concentrate on other global cuisines as well.

Advance Training Kitchen: The students of the final year work in this kitchen. The advanced level in cookery is taught and practiced here.

Advance Training Kitchen: The students of the final year work in this kitchen. The advanced level in cookery is taught and practiced here.

Cuisines like Mexican, Chinese, Thai, and Mediterranean are prepared and skills like Ice carving, Vegetable carving, Tallow carving, etc are imparted to the students.

Bakery: The students in this kitchen are trained to make different varieties of dough’s, breads and cakes in their practical hours.

Confectionery: This is an air-conditioned facility devoted to training students to make wedding cake decorations, sugar work, chocolates and a host of cold dessert preparations.

Food & Beverage Service : There are two restaurants, which is air-conditioned and has the capacity to train nearly 100 students at any given time. The students are imparted the fundamentals of various restaurant services in the first year and in the second year they are taught about alcoholic beverages and their proper service. In the final year they are instructed on how to manage the restaurant operations.

Front Office : In this department students are taught to organize, perform and evaluate the front office functions that are critical to the success of a hotel and trained to handle the diverse procedures of front office operations and management.

Accommodation Operations : The University has a Guest house having single room and a double room similar to the standards of five star deluxe hotels for the students to train in the art of bed making and room cleaning. This department also has a practical lab and a laundry for the student to learn laundry services and flower arrangements.

Career Opportunities : Our students got placed in prestigious hotels, resorts and other places related to hospitality industry. The students trained here were placed in Taj, Hilton, Fortune, Radisson, Courtyard Marriott, Lemon Tree, The Park, Sheraton, GRT and various other national and international brands.

Internship & Placements are provided by the leading Star Hotels in India & Abroad for our students.

Achievements

ACHIEVEMENTS OF FACULTY MEMBERS
Name & Desgination Achievements
Dr.T.Milton Best Tourism Professor Award by Society of Hospitality Educators, Pune.National Level in 2019.
Paper Presentation for Lecturer’s in the National Level Seminar organized by PSGR Krishnammal College, CoimbatoreBest Paper, First Prize, 2009.
Paper Presentation for Lecturer’s in the International Indo French Culinary Workshop organized by SRM Institute of Hotel Management, Chennai Best Paper, First Prize . International level in 2011.
Paper Presentation for Lecturer’s in the 2 days Symposium EXPLORE, EXHIBIT TO EDUCATE Won Second Prize, State level, 2012.
Guided 10 M.Phil scholars in Hospitality & Tourism Mgmt.
Guiding 8 Ph.D scholars in Tourism & Hospitality Mgmt.
Published 50 Articles in various reputed journals and Authored a book.
Hotel Mgmt and Tourism Subject , BOS Member of several Universities.
Conducted FDP programme for University and College Faculty.
R.Sangeetha Completed Post graduate certification programs in the University of California.
Multi-lingual with fluency in languages like English, Hindi, and Tamil.
Specialization in the area of Hotel Management, Management Studies, Nutrition and Die tics
Presented 20 papers in various international and national conferences and has been the co-ordinator for national conferences.
Designed course material for undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
Guided many post-graduation students for their research Published 5 articles in Scopus.
Dr.A.Ravikumar Best Hotel Management Teacher Award in Bharath Institute of Higher Education in 2014
Published 55 Articles in various reputed National and International Journals.
Published 34 Articales in SCOPUS indexed journals EightPhD Research Scholars Guiding.
One Phd Research Scholar Completed.
Membership:

Indian Academic Researchers Association – ( IARA) – life Time Partner, Membership No:514/2020

SICA ( South India Chefs Association) – Membership No: 1934 Research India Foundation Life (RIF) Time Membership No : RIF-DCL-212

Chairman in question paper setting for various universities and Colleges.

Dr.A.Balamurugan Professor 19 Papers Presented.
14 Articles Published in reputed Journals.
Research Guide ship Approval:

Research Supervisor for guiding Ph.D Scholars in the field of Management Studies and Tourism Management.

Presently guiding 8 Ph.D Research Scholars.

Awards / Prizes won:

Best Chef Award 2000-2001 in Food Production, awarded by Palavi Groups of Hotels, Mulund (w), Mumbai - 80 on October 5th, 2000. Ref No: PH&DL/HRDM/MN2000

Learning – Evaluation Technology Programmes: 1 No Member is several Professional Bodies Written Study Materials in Hotel Management Authored State regional/National text Book Course materials 10 Project guidance for M.Phil students. Educational Board Member for Various Universities

Dr. V. Anu Rangjani Presented Papers in three national and one international conferences
Publication include 2 National with ISSN and 2 National Publications with ISBN and 1 International publication Research Supervisor for the guiding Ph.D Scholars in Tourism and Hospitality Management .
Invited as Resource Person – 2 Nos
Mr.Jerin Thomas Varghese Third Quarter Best Employee of the award at Hyatt Regency, Pune in 2019 in Front Office Department.
Continuously awarded as the BEST EMPLOYEE of the month award in Front Office and Regency Club Lounge, Pune in 2020. Published 02 Articles in various reputed.
Won the Second Prize in CRAFT A CAKE COMPETITION organized by IHMCT Chennai on 2019.
Authored 5 Research Papers for Swach Bharath Abhiyana conference proceedings, NCHMCT, NOIDA.
Mr.M.Ramamurthi Best Hotel Management Teacher Award in Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research 2015.
Best Students Chef Award in Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research
Published 15 Articles in various reputed National and International Journals.
Students Achievements
Ravindra Kumar (Batch 2017-20) attended one month online Summer Training/Internship organized by Voice of India Tourism (VOIT) 2020.
Karmudi Nagarjuna Reddy batch (2019-22) Secured the III prize in the Tourism Powerpoint Presentation competition (Tourism yesterday and Tomorrow) conducted by the Dept of Tourism, Claret College, Bangalore. 2020
Karmudi Nagarjuna Reddy batch (2019-22) won the third Prize in travel writing competition conducted by Sree Narayan Guru college, Coimbatore. Sept 2020.

Faculty Details

Faculty Details
S.No Name of the Staff Qualification Designation
1DR. T. MILTONBA,DHMCT&AN,MTM,MBA,MHRM,M.Phil,NET, Ph.D, DEAN
2MRS. R. SANGEETHAB,Sc.,M.Sc,M.Phil, NET, (Ph.D)HOD
3DR. A. BALAMURUGANB.Sc, M.Sc. MTM, MBA(HT) MBA(FM), M.Phil,Ph.D.,Professor
4DR. A. RAVIKUMARB.Sc. MTM, MBA, M.Phil,Ph.DAssociate professor
5DR. V. ANU RANGJANIB.Sc.THP,MTA,MBA(HR),M.Phil,EPGDMM,NET,Ph.DAssociate Professor
6MR. M. RAMAMURTHIB.Sc.CS&HM,MBA, (Ph.D)Assistant professor
7MR. JERIN THOMAS VARGHESEB.Sc.HCM, M.Sc. HHA.Assistant professor

Placement Details

Placement details

Batch

Name

2021

Dinesh Kumar, MBA (2021 batch) got recruitment as Captain in Irish House Restaurant in Travel Food Services organization in Chennai International Airport.

2020

Saravanan, B.Sc .CS&HM (2020 batch) got recruitment as Asst manager in Dominos Pizza, Velachery outlet in 2020.

2019

Guru Keshava, MBA (2019 batch) – Working in Leela Palace, Chennai

2018

Simi Boro, MBA (2018 batch) - Working in Leela Palace. Chennai.

2016

Karthickeyian MBA (2016batch) - Working as a HOD in Travel and Tourism, Annai Fatma College in Madurai

2016

Suresh MBA (2016batch) - Working in Spice Jet.

2014

Sathish MBA (2014 batch) Working as Entrepreneur

Board of Studies

The Board of Studies meeting is conducted to discuss the Syllabus for B.Sc/ Diploma (Catering Science and Hotel Management) and MBA Tourism and Hospitality Management on 07.04. It was conducted to revise the syllabus and to update with the latest developments in hospitality industry.

The members are from the Hotels and Hotel Management Faculty from the other renowned Hotel Mgmt. Institutions.

Board of Studies

SL.NO

NAME / DESIGNATION

SPECIALIZATION

BOARD MEMBERS

1

Dr.T.Milton,Dean,THM

Hotel Management And Tourism

Dean And Chairperson

2

Mrs.Sangeetha,HOD, Tourism & Hospitality Mgmt.

Nutrition and Dietetics

HOD

3

MR.Rakesh Parameshwaran, GM, The Residency Towers rakesh.p@theresidency.com 7401201155

Hotel Management

Industry Expert

4

Mr.Padmanaban, Corporate Executive Housekeeper,Accord group of hotels corp.hk@theaccordhotels.com 8939888002

Hotel Management

Industry Expert

5

Dr .Denis Amritraj Training Manger, Savera Group of Hotels, Chennai 9841007897 /9710947385 denisamirtharaj1979@gmail.com

Hotel Management

Expert member

6

Mr.Wilfred Lawrence,Associate Professor- Hotel Mgmt Vels University. wil_law73@yahoo.co.in wilfred.shcm@velsuniv.ac.in 9840687128

Hotel Management

Subject Expert

7

Dr. A. Ravi Kumar, Associate Professor, BIHER Chennai. rera25@gmail.com

Hotel Management

Institute Member

8

Mr.Jitendra Das, Senior Faculty,IHMCT & AN Chennai. jdihmchennai@gmail.com 9444411908

Hotel Management

Subject Expert

9

Dr .A.BalaMurugan Professor, BIHER Chennai

Hospitality and Tourism

Expert Member

10

Mrs.Eswari,HOD,Geography And Tourism, MCC Chennai. eswarishanmuganathan@gmail.c om 8122491549, 6381152296

TOURISM

Subject Expert

11

Mrs. Lalitha Sri,Vice Principal- Hotel Mgmt SRM, University.9791186492 lalithaj@srmist.edu.in

Hotel Management

Subject Expert

12

Dr.Ajai V.Ammachathram, Assistant Professor, University Of Nebraska, USA +1402-440-8093 ajai@unl.edu

Hotel Management

International Advisor

13

Mr. R.Chandra Sekar, Vice President, Healthcare Division, Eutec Cybernetic Pvt Ltd, Singapore csekar911@gmail.com 0065-81250699

Hotel Management

International Advisor

14

Mr. Karthikeyan,Lecturer, Annai Fathima College, Madurai 9965840002 imkarthikn11@gmail.com

Hotel Management

Alumni

Activities

Activities Report from July 2019 – April 2020

1. Ms. Sangeetha and Dr.Milton attended the 5 day IIRS Indian Institute of Remote Sensing workshop on Advances in Remote Sensing and Geospatial technologies for disaster early warning, monitoring an mitigation from 8th July to 12th July by Dr. Nedunchezian. Dean CSE, in CSE lab SA block (BIHER).

2. Ms. Sangeetha, Ms.Beena and Dr.Milton attended the Technical talk on Effective usage of MathCAD tool conducted by Dr.M.Senthil Kumar, Dean –Incubation, at the Smart room in CSE SA block on 9th July 10.30 am(BIHER).

3. On 11th Induction day event at Bharath University the Hotel Mgmt team displayed an vegetable carving display to welcome freshers with educational quotes in both gents and ladies hostel which was much appreciated by all.

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Activities from June 2020 to till date

1.Ravindra Kumar Final year attended one month online Summer Training/Internship organized by Voice of India Tourism (VOIT) from 10th June 2020 to 11th July 2020 and obtained a certificate for the internship.

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2.Nagarjuna Reddy First year B.Sc. CS&HM student secured the III prize in the Tourism Powerpoint Presentation competition (Tourism yesterday and Tomorrow) conducted by the Dept of Tourism, Claret College, Bangalore from 25th June to 30th June.

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The School offers the following courses
B.Sc. Catering Science & Hotel Management (Eligibility: Class 12, pass )
Diploma in Catering Science & Hotel Management (Eligibility: Class 10, pass )
M.B.A Tourism & Hospitality Management (Any degree )
Ph.D in Tourism & Hospitality Management

The School of Hotel Management is associated with the following professional bodies:

  • Indian Hospitality Association
  • South India Culinary Association
  • Indian Tourism and Hospitality Congress
  • Society of Hospitality Educators
  • Hospitality Educators & Recruiters Association
  • Skal International
  • Indian Academics and Researcher Association
  • Research India Foundation

Videos & Gallery

Videos

F& B Napkin folding

F&B Cocktail and Mocktail session


F&B Bar flaring


Gallery

Advance Training Kitchen

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Food Presentation

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Food Production Practicals

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Front Office

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Training Restaurant

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Training Restaurant F&B Service

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THM Staff team

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Students photo

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Cocktail Mocktail Workshop

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Students Strength

Students Strength
Department of Tourism & Hospitality Management
Batch B.Sc& Diploma Number of Students Enrolled. MBA in THM Number of Students Enrolled
2011 15 06
2012 24 08
2013 32 14
2014 35 08
2015 42 08
2016 32 07
2017 19 08
2018 18 08
2019 28 04
2020 135 04