On March 14th and 15th, nine students travelled to Ryerson University to attend the Digital Restaurant Project workshop and compete in the annual Hospitality and Tourism Case Competition. Alyson Gregoire, Alexandre Brown, Simon Benevides, Meghan Wright, Emily Pritchard, Tom Beckett, Gina Yhip, Fanyi Wei, and Becky McIlroy competed against students from both Ryerson and the University of Quebec and Montreal (UQAM) to analyze either a hospitality or tourism case and make a formal presentation to a panel of judges.
Every winter semester, students of the Advanced Restaurant Operations Course (HTM*4110), prepare a spectacular menu and a carefully selected wine list, which variesGetting every Thursday evening.
The following video was created by Taylor Jackson, and gives you a 'behind the scenes' look in PJ's Restaurant
To book your fine dining experience, February through April, visit PJ's Restaurant in the Atrium website!
HFTMers Hildegard van Niewerk, Ashley Ferreira, and Julie Ridlington attended a 'meet and greet' yesterday evening in Lausanne, Switzerland. The trio are currently in Switzerland representing the University of Guelph at the Young Hotelier Summit (YHS). Joining them in this picture is Guelph alum Jennifer DiRaddo from FRHI. The Interim Director of the School, Joe Barth, is also attending the event.
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Every winter semester, students of the Advanced Restaurant Operations Course (HTM*4110), prepare a spectacular menu and a carefully selected wine list, which varies every Thursday evening.
The following video was created by Taylor Jackson, and gives you a 'behind the scenes' look in PJ's Restaurant.
The Top 30 Under 30 have been announced by the Ontario Hostelry Institute! Congratulations to HFTM Alumni, Sam Prentice (B.Comm HAFA 2012); Kyle Braden (MBA 2012) and Stephanie Redmond (B.Comm. HAFA Co-op June 2014 grad)!! Rising young stars in the hospitality industry!
Join the University of Guelph Sustainable Restaurant Project (UGSRP) and the Hospitality, Food and Tourism Management Student Association (HFTMSA) for the Women in Hospitality Management Panel talk on Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 @ 7:00pm in PJ's Restaurant in the Atrium.
Third year HFTM co-op student, Aaron Laurie currently an intern with HVS Canada has published an article on hotel branding. The article discusses the concept of hotel brand revitalization – a hotel company’s initiatives aimed at re-positioning its brand. Brands that have recently undergone or are currently undergoing this brand process are reviewed.
Vittorio Colacitti, a HAFA 2004 graduate, is competing on Top Chef Canada which airs on Mondays at 9:00 pm ET/10:00 pm PT on Food Network Canada, beginning March 10th. Vittorio, 32, is the owner of his own food consulting company Born and Raised Food Co. in Toronto, and is in the process of opening his first restaurant.
On Saturday, March 1st, the Frankie Tomatto's Restaurant Innovation Competition took place at the University of Guelph. Students faced a panel of judges as they presented their final innovation ideas.
Three students from George Brown College including, Chi-Shuan Liu, Siyi Piao and Richard Clark were awarded first place and received the $3,000 grand prize. Ryerson University students, Violet Slivar Skuce and Thomas Kelly were awarded second place of $1,000. Congratulations to all of you!!