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HAFA Alumnus Ken Otto to Receive MBA Distinguished Leader Award

Photo of Ken Otto, HAFA Alumnus

Ken Otto, HAFA '87 alumnus and president, family dining division and chief development officer of CARA Operations will return to the University of Guelph on May 7 to receive the MBA Distinguished Leader Award from the College of Business and Economics.

HFTM to Compete at the Restaurants Canada Show

Yesterday was an exciting day for the Frankie Tomatto's Restaurant Innovation Competition.  The semi-finals consisted of eight teams competing for the top three places to  move forward to the final competition.  A panel of judges announced the following 3 teams will compete at the Restaurants Canada Show in Toronto (CNE Grounds, Direct Energy Bldg), March 2nd on the main stage at 10:15 a.m.

Congratulations to the following teams!

HAFA Alumnus Launches New Book - Wine Sense

Congratulations to Bob Desautels (B.Comm. HAFA '75), Author of his new book, Wine Sense - The Three Keys to Understanding Wine.

Bob Desautels, also the Founder of the Neighbourhood Group (Borealis Grille & Bar and The Woolwich Arrow) will be celebrating his book launch on Wednesday, February 25 from 7 - 9 p.m. at the Bookshelf eBar downtown Guelph.  Meet Bob and have your copy of WineSense autographed.

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