Staff profile

Ewen Crilley

Lecturer in Food and Beverage Operations

Ewen Crilley Wine training


Hospitality and Culinary Management


Centre for Contemporary Hospitality and Tourism


Buxton Campus



I teach in operational modules across disciplines within the Centre for Contemporary Hospitality and Tourism. I specialise in food and beverage operations, including event catering, restaurant operations, wine studies and running food businesses.

Teaching responsibilities

Professional interests

Research interests

Membership of professional bodies


  • BA (Hons) International Hospitality Business Management
  • WSET Level 1 in Wines and Spirits
  • WSET Level 2 in Wines and Spirits
  • WSET Level 3 in Wines and Spirits
  • BII award in Personal License


Experience in industry

Additional interests and activities

In the media

Students cook up a treat with help from three top chefs, newspaper article, Derby Telegraph (Main), 09/05/2018, p.34, Unattributed 

You can read my University of Derby blogs: 

Food and wine pairing: A simple guide to help you get the perfect match

Five top tips to eat well for less


Recent publications

Sakellarios, N., Skevi, O. & Crilley, E. (2016). Hospitality Intelligence (HI) level in the U.K. educational sector: A preliminary study.

Proceedings of the Council for Hospitality Management Education (CHME) Conference, May 04-06, 2016, Ulster University, Belfast.

Crilley, E. and Cseh, L. (April 2017). A preliminary investigation into the food service market, cooking, presentation methods and materials: does it enhance the dining experience? 2017 CHME Conference, Aalborg.