HFTM News

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.

HAFA Co-op Student Brings Home Medal

2015 Deca Competition Participants

Jacqueline Simard, HAFA Co-op student (2nd year) won a 3rd place medal for the Restaurant and Food Management Exam at the DECA U provincial competition last weekend.

Study Abroad in Paris!

2015 MEC Study Abroad Program Class

The Semester Abroad group in Paris has finally settled into their new home at the "Maison des Etudiants Canadiens" and is starting to explore not just Paris, but Europe. First group trip next week to Vimy Ridge, Peronne, Ypres, Passchendaele, and other World War I sites where Canadians were active. Stay tuned!

Passing of Former Director, Thomas F. Powers

Thomas F. Powers - Former HFTM Faculty Member

The School is saddened to announce the passing of Thomas (Tom) F. Powers on January 11th, 2015.  Dr. Powers was the 2nd Director of the School from 1979 - 1987.

Tom's wife, Jo Marie was also a long standing faculty member in the School.

We will miss you Tom.

Read more about Tom's life below.

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