|BA, MSc, DBA [PolyU (H.K.)]; CHE; CHA; FIH; AIMM; FRSPH|
Teaching and Scholarly Interests
Dr. Chung attained his doctorate degree from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2003. Germane to his professional qualifications, Dr. Chung is the Certified Hospitality Educator and Certified Hotel Administrator granted by the American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute.
Prior joining the education field, Dr. Chung has embarked on the hospitality industry for numerous years and gained extensive international hotel operation and management experience and know-how. In light of Dr. Chung’s thorough working experience, he was then involved in the establishment of the ever first Chinese Cuisine Training Institute in Hong Kong, a millennium project initiated by the Hong Kong SAR Government in year 2000. Besides, Dr. Chung also took up senior teaching and programme administration positions in other institutions, both locally and overseas, before coming abroad with PolyU SPEED.
In view of Dr. Chung’s diverse academic and professional qualifications, he is able to deliver teaching in many tourism and hospitality related areas including Beverage Management, Club Management, and Event Sales and Marketing Management, etc., at PolyU SPEED. Dr. Chung’s research interests lie in the domain of hospitality management in particular food and beverage management and consumer behavior, etc.
- Tipping Behavior of Diners in Three Upscale Chinese Restaurants in Hong Kong. Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 12(3), 2007, pp 169 – 180.
- Work Values of Chinese Foodservice Managers. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 15(2), 2003, pp 66 – 75.
- Global Cases on Hospitality Industry: Work Values of Chinese Food-Service Managers. New York: The Haworth Press, 2008, pp 567 – 588.