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New Team Announcements

We would like to welcome our new staff and faculty to the school of HRT.

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From Hobby to Mastery: How Solange Ordonez Became a Culinary Champion


Solange Ordonez’s journey from passionate hobby chef to champion of a nationwide culinary challenge was not a simple one.

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Tourism Management Students Take Humber on a European Adventure

Monte Carlo booth

Humber HRT’s Tourism Management Students hosted their Travel Trade Show, transforming the campus concourse into a European travel adventure.

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Hospitality Student Won't Let His Disability Deter His Career Ambitions

Nawin Mutti

For 22-year old Nawin Mutti, a recent Hospitality Management graduate, ambition trumps having a disability.

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Centre for Healthy Living Joins Longo’s Inside Ride Fundraiser

Eddie and Lori

On a day filled with sunshine, crazy costumes and hard work for a good cause, representatives from Humber’s Centre for Healthy Living were on site at Longo’s Markets head office for their annual Inside Ride fundraiser, which supports children living with and recovering from childhood cancer, as well as their families.

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Humber Hosts HOHTO Conference For Hospitality and Tourism Professionals

HOHTO Conference 1

Hospitality and Tourism professionals from across Ontario gathered at Humber for the annual Heads of Hospitality and Tourism of Ontario (HOHTO) Conference.

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Students Travel to Nunavut for an Eye-Opening Service Learning Trip


During the Service Learning Trip to Arviat, Nunavut, students exchanged ideas and knowledge with locals in the community, as they taught community members about fitness and nutrition and the community taught the students about Inuit culture.
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HRT Faculty Learn Advanced Food Safety Training

Food Safety

This past spring, 19 HRT faculty members led by example and undertook a full-day advanced food safety training class, as well as a challenging exam after the session to achieve a management level certification.

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Students Fill up on Knowledge and Delicious Food During Italy Adventure


HRT Students were treated to an informative and delicious trip to Italy, where they ate some of the world’s best food, took cooking workshops and seminars and visited cities bursting with activity and culture.
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HRT Students Tackled Machu Picchu on Their Two-Week Adventure to Peru


HRT students took an unforgettable, two-week journey to Peru, where they interacted with locals and visited breath-taking site after breath-taking site.

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Students Train Hard at World-Class IMG Academy


There was never a dull moment on this years IMG Academy two-week global adventure. Students had a jam-packed itinerary training, attending workshops and networking at the IMG Academy, as well as running the Dunedin Blue Jays’ biggest game of the year.
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High School Students Compete in the Stone Soup Cook-Off at HRT


Young, future chefs from across the GTA travelled to The School of Hospitality, Recreation & Tourism's culinary labs to participate in the 10th annual Stone Soup Cook-Off.

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Wine and Spirit Education Trust - Level 2

6pm - 9pm in D131, $900.00 inclusive
Students must be 19 years of age or older

This course offers an intermediate-level exploration of wines and spirits for those working in the industry or wine and spirit enthusiasts.

Wine exam

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Healthy Lifestyle Changes Program

6pm-8:15pm in C108, $199.00 inclusive

The Healthy Changes Lifestyle Program is an innovative, collaborative approach to developing healthy lifestyles that incorporates the expertise of faculty and students in the School of Hospitality, Recreation and Tourism (HRT).

students looking at Canadian food guide

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Nutrition for Healthy Living

Online, $99.00 inclusive

This course examines the key elements of good nutrition from an evidence-based scientific perspective. Students will acquire fundamental knowledge in nutrition, which they can use to make improvements in their own diet.

Bowl of oatmeal and berries

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Wine and Spirit Education Trust - Level 1

9am - 5pm in D131, $450.00 inclusive
Students must be 19 years of age or older

This course is a beginner-level introduction to wine suited for those starting a wine career or pursuing an interest in wine.


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Aromatic Whites of France

6:30pm - 8:30pm in D131, $70.00 inclusive
Students must be 19 years of age or older

Get to know the who's who of French white grapes; these are wines with big personalities that will capture your imagination. Learn what makes them special and the food that makes them shine.

White wines

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Business Etiquette

6pm - 9pm in D221, $150.00 inclusive

New to the business world? New to Canada? Have you ever wondered how to get engaged during social interactions and dining experiences to further your career and business opportunities? Then this course is for you!

business colleagues enjoying dinner in a restaurant

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Art History Tourism - Rome

6pm - 8pm in D242, $99.00 inclusive

In this introductory workshop, students will examine and investigate Roman art and art history, looking at how Rome has played a major role in creating some of Western Civilization's most significant artworks.


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A Practical Understanding of the IDDSI Framework For Canadian Healthcare Facilities and Organizations

Section 1 - Friday November 24, 8am - 5pm in D145, $250.00 inclusive

This course will provide an opportunity for anyone involved in the Canadian Healthcare industry to be exposed to the new IDDSI program framework.

vegetables in a lab setting

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Advanced Food Safety Training

9am-5pm in B106, $275.00 inclusive

The course will help food handlers and management within the Foodservice/ Food Retail sector learn important information about food safety.

Chef in kitchen

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Tandoori Cooking

6pm - 10pm in D145, $299.00 inclusive

The Indian Tandoori cooking course introduces students to the process of cooking in a tandoori kitchen.

Indian food

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