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FEB 5: W'13 Executive-in-Residence: President of Tim Hortons Canada

Each Winter semester, the School invites a successful and prominent industry executive to campus to speak and meet with students. Roland Walton, President, Tim Hortons Canada and also a HAFA graduate is our Executive-in-Residence this semester. You will see him in the School and in classes sharing his experiences from February 26th - 28th.

FEB 4: CME Mix & Mingle Event for MBA Students & Alumni

Join the inaugural MBA Student and Alumni Mixer event on Wednesday, February 27th, 6 p.m. at the Farmhouse Tavern, 1627 Dupont Street in Toronto. RSVP to Jennifer Brayshaw at brayshaw@uoguelph.ca by Wednesday, February 20th. The Farmhouse Tavern is owned by Darcy MacDonell, a HAFA '02 and MA '10 graduate and will be hosting live cooking & tasting demos! See you there! 

FEB 4: PJ's Earns a Level 2 LEAF Certification

 Pj's has earned a Level 2 LEAF Certification, when you join us for lunch or dinner, you're enjoying a great meal in one of Canada's greenest restaurants #canyoudigitPJ's Restaurant has earned a Level 2 LEAF (Leaders in Environmentally Accountable Foodservice) Certification!! When you join us for lunch or dinner, you're enjoying a great meal in one of Canada's greenest restaurants!! 

FEB 1: Master Sommelier to Lecture in HTM Class Monday

Jennifer Huether, the only female Master Sommelier in Canada, and one of only 25 in the world will be arriving on Monday to lecture and hold a tasting in Professor Bruce McAdams’ HTM*4050 wine class.  There are only 3 Master Sommelier’s in all of Canada!  We are very excited for her arrival.

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JAN 25: CARA/HTM Networking Evening

HTM Students: Don't miss the CARA/HTM evening of food, beverage and networking at Milestones on Tues. Jan. 29th at 6:00 p.m.! You must RSVP to Lisa Fodor (lfodor@uoguelph.ca) by the end of the day. Email your name, current year and what you'd like to gain from this event! Spaces are limited and there will be a sign-in sheet and name tag waiting for you.

JAN 24: HTM Job Expo & Alumni Night a Success

If you were not at the HTM Job Expo and Alumni Night on Wednesday, you missed two fantastic events. With 27 hospitality & tourism employers showcasing their companies and recruiting for summer, part and full time positions, there was no possibility of students leaving without an amazing opportunity. During Alumni Night it was great to see familiar faces sharing their incredible successes with our students. 

Job Expo & Alumni Night photos (posted on Facebook)

JAN 18: Is 'Local' Just a Hot Menu Trend?

Professor Iain Murray and Ph.D. student Carrie Herzog have just had their article, "Is 'local' just a hot menu trend?" published in Routledge Studies of Gastronomy, Food and Drink, the book is entitled Sustainable Culinary Systems. Congrats!!

JAN 17: YHS Finalists Announced

This afternoon the YHS finalist presentations took place in Prof. Justin Taillon's HTM*2100 class. The turnout was fantastic and included representatives from Fairmont, Westmont, Starwood, past graduates, and HTMers interested in hotel management.
 

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