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HFTM Names Mark Holmes as 9th Director

We are excited to announce that Dr. Mark Holmes has been appointed as Director, School of Hospitality, Food and Tourism Management (HFTM) for a five-year term, effective January 1, 2024.

Mark received his PhD in Environmental Studies (testing the implications of an integrated rural tourism framework for the Niagara wine region) from York University in 2014. His areas of specialization are sustainable tourism, sustainable food service and restaurants and sustainable workplaces.

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Dr. Erna van Duren Retires

Please join the School of Hospitality, Food and Tourism Management in wishing Dr. Erna van Duren well on her retirement.  Erna has been a dedicated faculty member to the University of Guelph, Lang School of Business and Economics, and the School of Hospitality, Food and Tourism Management since 1989 in various roles.

Monika Kruszka joins us as PJ's Executive Chef and Restaurant Manager

We are excited to announce that Monika Kruszka, has joined us as PJ's Executive Chef and Restaurant Manager.
 
Monika, a Lang HAFA 2019 alum, also graduated in 2020 from the Canadian Food & Wine Institute, specializing in baking & and pastry arts.
 

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