Garden2Table/College Royal A Success!!

This past weekend marked great success for the Garden2Table team at College Royal. With four guest chefs and some informative and interactive displays, they were able to attract many families and children. The event ended on a high note, winning the CME award for best CME display! Thank you to everyone who came out to support them.

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Three HTM Students Head to Switzerland for Young Hoteliers Summit

Three HTM students won a trip to Switzerland to represent the University of Guelph at the annual YHS (Young Hoteliers Summit). Please join the HTM faculty and staff in wishing Dan Amzallag, Duncan Chiu, and Allison Clarke good luck in Lausanne, Switzerland this year.   We know you'll represent us well and make us proud!  Partial funding for this trip came from donors who support the Student Opportunities Trust and a big thank you to them!!



HTM's WSET Instructor Competes in Japan

Sommelier Will Predhomme who teaches HTM's Wine & Spirit Education Trust certifications will be competing with Team Canada at the Association de la Sommellerie Internationale World's best Sommelier Competition in Tokyo on March 27th!  Good luck to you Will and Team Canada!!




'5 Days for the Homeless' - HTM Students Represented

In HTM spirit, two 2nd year students, Brittany Ho and Connor Trendov brave the rain and snow, creating awareness during '5 days for the homeless' campaign which started on Sunday and ends this Friday afternoon. Please show your support, they are located on the porch of Raithby House on campus. Students sleep outside, while still attending classes, writing midterms and completing essays. They are very grateful for any food/drink they receive.  Cash donations and non-perishable food items will be passed on to the Wyndham House - a local homeless youth organization.

MAR 11: HTM Live Auction on March 21st

Join HTMSA, Joe Barth, Julia Christensen Hughes and HTM Faculty for a night of networking and live auction on Thursday, March 21st from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. in the Brass Taps, University Centre!  All welcome!  See poster for auction items. 

MAR 7: Hands On Cooking Workshops in PJ's During College Royal

On March 16th and 17th from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., you will find local chefs displaying Canada's bounty through hands on cooking workshops for adults and children in PJ's Restaurant in the Atrium. Garden2Table's  theme this year is entitled, 'The Whole Family From Field to Table' which brings experiential learning to everyone, through fun, interactive activities showcasing the connection between garden and table, as well as inside and outside of the home.


MAR 6: Penny Drive in Support of an HTM Graduate

Lynsey Hodgson, a HAFA Co-op 2011 graduate is currently battling cancer. After spending a year on chemotherapy to battle brain cancer, she has found out that she requires more treatment. A penny drive has been set up to help support Lynsey. Please make a donation at the HTM main office, you will find a penny jar on the counter. Follow Lynsey's progress on her blog at www.lynsthefirecracker.wordpress.com. Thank you for your support!


MAR 5: MPI Presents Guest Speaker Duff Shaw

Duff Shaw, a leader in Canada’s hospitality and tourism industry for nearly thirty years, is going to be a guest lecturer at the University of Guelph’s HTM program on Wednesday, March 13th, from 4-7pm. His career has included a position in the M&IT Hall of Fame (he was inducted as an inaugural member of the Hall of Fame in 2011), more than ten years as a Professor at Ryerson, and numerous accolades from industry, professional associations such as MPI, and academic institutions.

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