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Mr. Thokala Raghavendra

Assistant professor

RUAS. He combines 6 years of experience as a hospitality professional with 7 years of teaching experience at various prestigious hotel management colleges. Previously, he has worked with international brands like Westin and Shangri-la hotels. As a bar consultant, he has handled numerous bar events for Taj Falaknuma Palace and been a Training Manager at Residency Towers. He has developed and implemented many training modules to improve and maintain brand standards. He studied for his Bachelor’s degree in Hotel Management at Shri Shakthi College of Hotel Management, Hyderabad and Master’s in Hospitality Administration at IHM Bangalore. Right from his college days, he exhibited exceptional skills in Bartending by winning national level competitions. Passionate about Beverages and Guest Relationship Management, he has achieved WSET Level 2 and completed many other internationally certified courses on Beverages. His published papers have discussed topics like Online Liquor Delivery System: Disruptive Technology in the Beverage Industry in Bengaluru and the Bar Stock Exchange: Impact of Disruptive Technology on Pub Management in Bengaluru.



  • MSC (Hospitality Administration)


Total Experience: 12.16 years

Training Experience

Proficiency Course in Food and Beverage Service ITC Hotels Welcom Lead Programme

Research Interest
Healthy Beverages Disruptive Technology in Bar Operations, Sustainable Practices in Bar Management

Research Expertise
Food and Beverage Service

  1. Online Liquor Delivery System: Disruptive Technology in the Beverage Industry in Bengaluru .
  2. Bar Stock Exchange:Impact of Disruptive Technology on Pub Management in Bengaluru