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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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!
PJ'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!!
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.
Tune into CBC Radio at 10:30 a.m. this Monday (Jan. 28th) morning as Bruce debates tipping on Q with Jian Ghomeshi!!!
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 (email@example.com) 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.
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.
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!!
HTM held a retirement celebration for Professor Iain Murray yesterday, acknowledging his 27 years of dedicated service to the School. An evening of memories, including speeches and written accolades read. Iain was also granted Associate Professor Emeritus.