Jeannie Cho Lee
Appointed Professor of Practice (Wine)
At School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Tsim Sha Tsui East, Hong Kong (SAR)
The first Asian Master of Wine (MW), Professor Jeannie Cho Lee is also an award-winning author, wine and food writer, wine critic, judge, educator and consultant. A graduate of Smith College and Harvard University, Professor Lee holds a Certificat de Cuisine from Cordon Bleu. She is also a Master Sake Sommelier fromJapan's Sake Service Institute and is a Certified Wine Educator from theUnited Kingdom's Wine & Spirits Education Trust as well as the US Society of Wine Educators. Professor Lee was born inKoreaand has lived inHong Kongsince 1994.
In her capacity as Professor of Practice (Wine), Professor Lee will be able to contribute to the School in different ways, including offering special lectures to both students and industry executives, advising the SHTM on curriculum development in relation to wine studies, and facilitating the School's collaboration with the wine industry through a number of dedicated platforms such as The Food and Wine Academy.