Director of Food & Beverage at Inaya Putri Bali
: Describe your typical day in a sentence.
Agung: I start with a positive spirit in the morning, and continue with planning, organising and executing throughout the day. In between my busy schedule, I take a break to enjoy simple pleasures.
: So how did you come to be the Director of Food &Beverage for Inaya Putri Bali?
A: I was in the pre-opening team of Inaya Putri Bali back in 2014 and got my start as the assistant director of F&B to develop the SOPs, concepts of F&B outlets and MICE concepts, recruit the F&B staff and manage procurement of the operating equipment until all the outlets were opened. After a year I was promoted to be the director of food and beverage.
: What’s the toughest part of your job?
A: Doing the same tasks on a daily basis and not learning new things. I prefer to do a job that demands more from me. It keeps me motivated and keeps me going.
: And what makes you smile at work?
A: When I get to meet clients and customers, and hear their good words.
: What motivates you? A: My family.
: Would things fall apart if you weren’t around?
A: I have a very strong team in every section so I am very confident that all the jobs in the division would be well handled.
: Who, in your team, deserves more recognition and why? A: Everyone who has worked well and produced the best results.
: Why should people visit Inaya Putri Bali to dine/stay? A: Inaya Putri Bali offers good products at affordable prices and value for money, as well as the genuine service delivered to every customer. Authentic Indonesian Food at Homaya is the most recommendable.
: Away from work, what’s your favourite place to eat?
A: I love the local food and I always look for any well-known local restaurants in town.
: How do you unwind?
A: I love nature and spend time relaxing in places with greenery or in the mountains. During a weekend getaway with my little family is when I'm happiest.
: Finally, any advice for those looking to break into the industry? A: Work with passion, never give up and always try to do your best to become a role model.