Registration Now Open for F'13 Wine & Spirit Certifications

Do you love wine?  Interested in world class certifications?  Registration is now open for the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) certification courses – offered by HTM in September 2013.  

Instructed by one of Canada’s best sommeliers, Will Predhomme!   


Costa Rica Presentation on Best Practices in Sustainability

The group of HTM students who visited Costa Rica this semester to research best practices in sustainability certification, have been accepted to present their work at an academic conference on May 1st!  Before heading to this exciting forum, they would like to present to you on April 3rd from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. in MACS 121.  A 50-minute presentation will be followed by questions and constructive feedback in preparation for May 1st.  Please join us!   Contact Prof.

Young Hotelier Summit in Switzerland Underway

HTMers Dan Amzallag, Duncan Chiu, and Allison Clarke are currently in Switzerland representing the University of Guelph at Young Hotelier Summit, a prestigious competition that takes place annually. Each year YHS consists of three students from twenty-two different hospitality programs representing all continents. These sixty-six students are placed into six-man groups and asked to answer an industry question. Yesterday Starwood, this year's sponsor, created the groups and provided this year's project.

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. 

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