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Smart Serve Certifications

A Smart Serve Certification course, brought to you by HTMSA will take place on Tuesday, October 22nd, in MacKinnon 310 from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.  The cost is $35.    Spaces are limited, please email htmsa@uoguelph.ca to register

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HTMSA Supporting Breast Cancer Awareness

On October 29th, HTMSA will be hosting their annual event, THINK PINK to support Breast Cancer Awareness. Enjoy a great evening of food, drinks and live music. All donations will support the Canadian Breast Cancer Association. See details below. Dress to impress in Pink!

 

Planet Bean Conducts In-Class Coffee Tasting

Planet Bean, a sustainability-focused Guelph-based coffee organization, conducted a coffee tasting in Prof. Justin Taillon's HTM*1000: Introduction to Hospitality & Tourism course this afternoon. Slow Food, a professional association in the School of HTM, assisted with the entire event. The students learned the complexities of the coffee industry, from the supply chain to roasting.

HTM Students Working with Planet Bean

Students in Prof. Justin Taillon and Prof. Michael von Massow's HTM*4500: Hospitality Analytics course spent the past five days working with Planet Bean. They are working with ownership to improve sales and product offerings for the local coffee house. In October this group will earn CHIA certification (for hotel consulting) and put their newfound skills to work at Ports of Call Resort in Turks & Caicos, where they will create a marketing program for the new ownership and management on the Caribbean island destination.

 

World Tourism Day A Success

World Tourism Day took place on Friday, September 27th and with this years theme of Water Conservation, students of the Hospitality and Tourism program had the opportunity to take a tour of the Nestlé Waters Canada bottling plant.

It was a huge success and it was wonderful to see what the company is doing to promote Water Conservation and Sustainability.

Thank you to those students that took part and to Nestlé for providing such an insightful tour.

 

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts Recruiting

On Tuesday, October 1st, 2013, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts will be recruiting on-campus!  Join their information session from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. in Rozanski 102.

Students, please register at Recruit Guelph.

Entrepreneur pairs knowledge of food and wine

Christine Fawcett discovered the key to success when she started her own business, Keystone Fine Wines. “I’m not just selling wine; it’s the business of wine,” she says, adding that her knowledge of food and wine combined with her business background allows her to work with a variety of clients in the hospitality industry.

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