Faculty of Tourism

Vice-Dean Doç. Dr. Yılmaz SEÇİM

Yılmaz Seçim was born in Ereğli, a district of Konya. He was educated in Konya Gazi Mustafa Kemal Anatolian Hotel Management and Tourism Vocational High School, at the department of food and beverage services. In 2003, he was admitted to the Family Economy and Nutrition Teaching Department at Vocational Education Faculty at Selcuk University. After graduation, he worked as a teacher of F&B services vocational courses at Konya ISE Gazi Mustafa Kemal Anatolian Hotel Management and Tourism Vocational High School. He completed his master's degree in 2011  and his doctorate in 2017 in the Department of Food Hygiene and Technology at Selcuk University. In 2015, he started to work as a research assistant at Necmettin Erbakan University, Faculty of Tourism, Department of Gastronomy and Culinary Arts. In 2018,  he was appointed an assistant professor in the same department. In 2020, he was appointed an associate professor in the field of tourism with the keyword of gastronomy. As of 2021, he has been working in the same position. He has worked in different food and beverage businesses and in the culinary departments of hotels and related businesses. He has worked for several non-governmental organizations as the chairman and founding chairman such as that of KOGAT (Konya Gastronomy Cooks and Tourism Association). He is also a board member and vice president of TAFED (Turkish Cooks Federation).