OUR STORY

ZDENEK PRUSA
THE STORY OF THE HOSPITALITY

1990 ​A little boy was born in a little Czech village. There was something in his DNA which predetermined him to dedicate his life and affection to the world of hospitality.

 

2005 ​Admission to The secondary school for hotel and hospitality industry in Jeseník, Czech Republic. Start bartending while developing and creating his bartender skills and knowledge.

 

2006 ​Set up of his first company Cocktail nights and holding of bartending exhibition events. During the summer of 2006 gaining his first experience in InterContinental Prague.

 

2007 ​Developing and representing his company and secondary school to achieve his hospitality goals. Attending competitions among the Czech secondary schools for hotel and hospitality industry. Consultations with professionals of bartending school to develop his skills and knowledge of the bar scene.

 

2008 ​First hotel experience abroad, namely in Ireland Inchydoney Lodge and Spa.

 

2009​ Graduation at The secondary school for hotel and hospitality industry in Jeseník (Czech republic). Beverage Manager at graduation party night. Moving to Switzerland.

 

2010 ​Admission to study at Hotel Institute Montreux (HIM) in Switzerland.

The autumn internship in Hyatt Hotel Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

 

2011 ​Back to HIM and further study. Food and Beverage manager at The Grease Banquet. School representative at International hotel recruitment forum. Working in Troika bar. Award of The student of the month at HIM. Representing Cocktail nights at HIM as part of teaching his first Master class. The autumn stay in Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, US (Food and Beverage manager running 3 bars, room dining and deli dining).

 

2012 ​Back to Switzerland to start at Business and Hotel Management School. Growing in his bartending career as a mentor continuing with bartending shows. 2013 ​Achieving his life dream as Food and Beverage Manager in Kuda Huraa, Maledives.

 

2014 ​Food and Beverage Manager in Quatar Doha, Quatar.

 

2015 ​Back to Switzerland establishing his career with the brand of Raddison Blue and meanwhile creating his Botanico Urban Lifestyle Concept.

 

2017 ​Introducing the world first Tea Collection of Botanico Teas.

Study of International Tea Master.

 

2019 ​Launching Prusa GmbH in Kloten, Switzerland and Prusa Internacional S.R.O in Prague, Czech Republic. Launching new POP-UP-STORE. Introducing new Collection of 22 New Teas. Further development of Botanico Urban lifestyle.

ZDENEK PRUSA

TEA MASTER