Researcher profile for Daniel Pfyl
Daniel has an extensive background in hospitality. Born in Switzerland, his experience has included executive chef roles for the Sultan of Brunei and the Hyatt Regency in New Delhi. Daniel began at Otago Polytechnic in 1999, and specialises in food & beverage management, cost control and marketing. He holds a Graduate Certificate Level 7 (Tertiary Learning and Teaching) and a Bachelor of Applied Management (Food and Beverage). He received the Excellence in Teaching staff award in 2011 and then again in 2012 with the Bachelor of Culinary Arts Team. Subsequently the team was awarded the National Teaching Excellence Award in 2014 and now he is a member of the AKO Aotearoa Academy of Tertiary Teaching Excellence. In 2019 Daniel completed his Master of Professional Practice.