He is a Certified Food & Beverage Executive (CFBE – a professional designation awarded by the Educational Institute of the American Hotel & Lodging Association), and an USA Certified Trainer for Training for Intervention Procedures, a Responsible Service of Alcohol program for the bar and retail industry. He holds an UK Wine & Spirits Education Trust (WSET) Level 3 certification and has attended the Wine Tutor program conducted by the Bordeaux Wine School in France.
Anthony LC Yeong, WSET Certified Educator, WSET Certified Sake Educator, DipWSET
A mechanical engineer by training, from a prestigious Japanese university and with hands on leadership roles in US Fortune 500 and Malaysian public listed companies, Anthony has brought with him the adventurous spirit of an entrepreneur and leadership combined with the analytical skills of an engineer. Anthony possesses a strong passion for wine and is continuously upgrading himself through academic certifications and hands-on exposures at winery visits and trade shows. Having spent many years in Japan and Australia, Anthony brings with him the global exposure in providing the best quality, tailored services, customised to fit every individual, in a unique and innovative way. Anthony holds a Level 4 WSET Diploma in Wines & Spirits, acquiring his knowledge from the prestigious WSET London School and also a WSET Certified Educator. He is also a Certified WSET Sake Educator and one of the first WSET accredited Sake specialist in South East, actively sharing his passion for wine, spirits and sake education and consulting for the F&B industry.
Gianfranco Casati, WSET Level 3
Gianfranco Casati is serving as senior executive in a large multinational company in the technology sector. Based in Singapore while Italian by origin, he was born surrounded by vineyards and his grandparents owned vineyards themselves. Despite life took him elsewhere – he graduated in economics and started an international consulting career early on – he never cuts his ties with wine. On the contrary his interest has consistently developed as years of international business travels have allowed him to know several wineries and their wines. A genuine connoisseur, he brings his global experience and technology acumen in his storytelling about wines. Owner of a personal collection of hundreds of bottles between London, Singapore, France and, Italy, he holds an UK Wine & Spirits Education Trust (WSET) Level 3