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(HFTM) Food Day Canada Ontario Chefs Dinner

HFTM is a founding supporter of Anita Stewart's Food Day Canada, a grand celebration of Canadian food that will take place coast to coast on August 1st. This year a group of Canadian chefs, including Simon Day, Christopher Jess & Brian Schmeler will be heading to the famous James Beard House in New York City to promote Canadian food. In preparation, Simon, along with Christopher and Brian are hosting a 4-course dinner on Saturday, May 2 at PJ's Restaurant. Doors open at 6:30 p.m and the 4-course meal begins at 7:00 p.m.

HFTM Awards Ceremony

Please stay tuned, more details to come.

HFTM Grad Formal

More details to be posted soon.

HFTM - Executive-in-Residence

Every winter semester the School invites a successful and prominent industry executive to our Guelph campus to speak and meet with students. Darcy VanWyck (HAFA 2000 graduate), Director of RMCC Europe at Hilton Hotels International Division, United Kingdom is our Executive-in-Residence Wednesday, March 11th and Thursday, March 12th. Darcy will be visiting and presenting in several HTM 2nd to 4th year classes during these two days. An appreciation dinner to honour Darcy will be held on Thursday, March 12th at 6:00 p.m. in PJ's Restaurant.

HFTMSA - Smart Serve Certification

HFTMSA is organizing their very last Smart Serve session for the semester this year on March 10 th from 7PM to 9:30PM in MacKinnon 231 (MCKN) for $35 only. This discounted price is only available to students at the University of Guelph. You won’t want to miss this opportunity to get certified before the summer if you are planning to get a job in the hospitality industry. What is Smart Serve?

HFTM - UGSRP's 4th Annual Symposium

GETTING & KEEPING THE BEST Discussions around retention in the Canadian Restaurant Industry UGSRP's 4th Annual Symposium on Issues in the Canadian Restaurant Industry Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 7:00 p.m. Albert A. Thornbrough Building - Room 1307, University of Guelph Speaker: Mo Jessa, President, Earls Restaurants Ltd. Jan van der Hoop, President, Fit First Technologies Sean Lyons, Professor, Department of Management, College of Business & Economics. Details at:

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