Staff profile

Prateek Adhikari

Senior Lecturer in Hospitality, Business, and Leisure

Prateek Adhikari standing outside


Culinary Arts and Management


University of Derby Online Learning



Prior to joining UDOL, I worked for the London School of Business and Finance as a Lecturer of Hospitality, Tourism, and Business, and Sheffield Hallam University as an Associate Lecturer of Hospitality. 

I am currently also a Director of PA Hospitality which is a hospitality consultancy company, where I oversee the entire operations of the company and take on projects from time to time to keep myself up to date with developments in the sector.

Teaching responsibilities

I teach across a range of Hospitality, Leisure, and Business Programmes both at Undergraduate and Graduate Levels. My teaching focus is on Human Resource Management, Hospitality Operations Management, Organisations and Behaviour, Employability Skills, Service Excellence, Food and Beverage Management, Managing People, and Developing Professional Business Skills.

Research interests

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Membership of professional bodies


Experience in industry

I worked as a General Manager and a consultant of high-end restaurants and hotels over a period of eighteen years in the hospitality sector internationally. I have a proven track record of running several successful businesses with the highest standards in managing people yielding excellent results.

Additional interests and activities

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