Muhammad Awais Khan
Expert Food Technologist
Muhammad Awais Khan is an Expert Food Technologist and currently working as Head of Quality Assurance Bar-B-Q Tonight Group of Restaurants Pakistan. He did MS (Hon) Food Science & Technology from IFSN University of Sargodha and now doing P.hD from DIHE Karachi. The National Alliance for Safe Food (NAFS Pakistan) is the brainchild project of Mr. Khan with the mission to strive for safe food production and consumption for the betterment of human society and nation development by training and educating the manufacturers and consumers. The Serving Humanity and Nation by Providing Technical Skills in relevant field was the Primary Instruction of His Late Father Dr. Muhammad Tufail. He had served for Department of Food Engineering, NED University of Engineering and Technology. He also involved in teaching, Department of Food Science and Technology, Dadabhoy Institute of Higher Education Karachi and COTHM Karachi as a visiting faculty member.
Along with the Founder of National Alliance for Safe Food (N.A.F.S PAKISTAN) and Head of Quality Assurance Bar-B-Q Tonight group of Restaurants, Mr. Khan also has strong professional associations like; Project Head Certification, Research & Development - HRC Pakistan, Chief Organizer of Food Technologist Community Karachi, Member Board of Technical Committee of PS 3733 & PS 4992 (HFSMS) PSQCA, Member Board of Technical Committee Punjab Food Authority (PFA), Member Special Task Force (FOOD) Team Commissioner Karachi, Founder Member of All Pakistan Restaurant Association (APRA), Member Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI), Member Nutritionists Association of Pakistan (NAP), Member Pakistan Nutrition and Dietetics Council (PNDC), Member Pakistan Society of Food Scientists & Technologists (PSFST), Member American Society for Microbiology (ASM).
Mr. Khan also has technical background in the field of food sector and also qualified in different international standards lead auditor course; Certified BRC Global Standard for Food Safety Lead Auditor, Certified IRCA Food Safety Auditor FSSC 22000, Certified Halaal Food Lead Auditor, Certified Internal Auditor to ISO 9001 & HACCP, Conducting Training and Workshops on Food Safety, Hygiene and Quality, Training on Health, Safety and Environment System, Certified Pest Management Professional, Hotel & Restaurant Industry Expert, Specialist in Food Product Development (Fruits Processing).
Mr. Khan also participated as well as present technical and scientific research papers in various national and international conferences & trainings. Participated in 02 days training workshop in International Conference on “Safe Food & Human Health” at GC University Faisalabad (2012), participated in 02 days training workshop in International Conference on “Halal Food” by PHDA and HRC at expo center Lahore (2014), Present Topic Entitled “Quality and Safety Issues of value added Dairy products in Pakistan” in International Symposium of Technological and Nutritional aspects of value added dairy Products by NIFSAT, UAF, Faisalabad (2014), Participated in 2 days International Conference on “Malnutrition in South Asia: The Peril Persists” by BZU Multan (2015), Participated in 2 days training session on “Pest Control & Safety Measures” by SGS Pakistan at BBQ Tonight (2015), 01 day CPD workshop entitled “Essentials of Fire Safety & Engineering” by NAPFIS at Movenpick Hotel, Karachi (2015), Participated in 01 day Training workshop on “Halal Foods” by IFANCA in Lahore (2015), Participate in 40th ASM-BASP hands on Training workshop entitled “Biosafety, Security & Hazards in R&D Institution and Industries” Organized by DIHE Karachi (2015), Participated in “Annual Packaging Forum Conference” on Sep 02, 2015 at expo center Karachi (2015), Participated in 2 days “International Human Nutrition Conference” at PC Lahore Organized by UVAS Lahore (2015), Present Topic entitled “Emerging International Food Safety Compliance Issues to Dairy Industries of Pakistan” in International conference on Opportunities and Challenges in Dairy Industry at NIFSAT UAF Faisalabad (2015), Present topic entitled “Food Safety Standards in Pakistan: A challenge” at 8th Consumer food Safety & Quality Conference organized by Consumer Association Pakistan (2016), Technical speaker in 01 day training workshop organized by APRA at PITHM Karachi entitled “Food Safety & Quality for Food Handlers” (2016), Present topic entitled “Food Safety Standards in restaurant Industry of Pakistan: A Challenge” at International conference on Global Trends in Safe & Healthy Food organized by GCU Faisalabad (2016).