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Suriyod Kalyanavongs (Wine and Sake Instructor)

Suriyod Kalyanavongs (WSET Qualified Educator / Training and Development Manager at ASEAN Professional Beverage Academy)

Business Development Manager at Bangkok Beer and Beverages co., Ltd.

Suriyod is graduated from Chulalongkorn Univerity in marketing. After involve in hospitality for several year, he went to Switzerland to obtain his Master Degree in International Hospitality and Tourism Management at University Center Cesar Ritz where he learnt about wine and spirit.

Suriyod passed Level 4 Diploma in Wines with Merit class year 2018, which is the qualification of Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) based in United Kingdom. He hold the Level 3 certificate pass with distinction in Wines & Spirits also completed the Educator Training Program from WSET. He is now teaching WSET Level 1 award in Wine and Level 2 award in Wines and Spirits at ASEAN Professional Beverage Academy (APBA). He also hold Level 1 A+ Australian wine certificate, certificate of sake professional from Sake Education Council (SEC) in Japan and the Certificate of Sake Sommelier accreditation from Sake Sommelier Association (SSA). Apart from APBA, he has been taught wine class as visiting faculty at Bangkok University International College from 2013 to 2017 and has been working for Bangkok Beer and Beverages since 2011 with current position as Business Development Manager.

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