Good things come in threes and the IHM Special Projects Team definitely showcased that with the third and final installment of their event series, The Great Food Challenge, held last April 24. After an exciting day with eggs and another thrilling day featuring Spam, the event organizers did not disappoint with this team challenge called the 2 Course Meal Contest.
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Last April 8, the IHM Special Projects Team held the first part of a new event series called The Great Food Challenge, where students can compete against one another in a set of challenges centered around a specific theme. This first installment called the Egg-tastic Challenge had two main events: The Egg White Whipping Challenge and The Egg Dish Plating Challenge.
On the 18th of March, the Enderun students had the opportunity to listen to a profound and intellectual conversation about the hospitality industry during the webinar, “Changing Seasons: Innovating the Hospitality Industry with Simon Casson”, hosted by Mr. Jack Tuason, and held by the Office of Career Services. The guest speaker, Mr. Simon Casson, is the President of Hotel Operations at the Four Seasons managing properties in Europe to the Middle East and in Africa. Mr. Casson shared his journey in the Four Seasons, discussed how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the hospitality industry, and advised the younger generations to grow their skills, embark on a journey of self evaluation, become leaders, and keep positive
Last March 11, the newly revived Enderun Colleges Student Chapter was invited to the Virtual Networking for Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Chapter Leaders webinar. Hosted by Aletheia Tan, a PATA Youth Ambassador, this event was a gathering of students from different PATA Student Chapters for a chance to meet one another, establish connections, and discuss future projects.
Last February 22, 2021, the Enderun Food and Wine Society held a panel discussion called “EFWS Industry Talks: Career Focus: Jobs in the Wine Industry.” Hosted by Mr. Thirdy Ramirez, President of EFWS, and moderated by Ms. Chie Gatchalian of Five and a Half Twists.
Annyeonghaseyo! We know a lot of successful alumni that are now on top of their industry, but how many successful Korean alumni do you guys know? Last February 23rd, the IHM Special Projects Team, under Ms. Bel Castro, organized “In Conversation with: Caleb Han,” an event for the Korean IHM community.
Last February 22 and 23, the IHM Special Projects Team, headed by Michella Dib, hosted “Merienda Time,” a virtual social event held via Zoom and Discord. This event aimed to build new and genuine connections between students in different batches and even professors.
On the 11th of February, the Enderun students had the opportunity to have a conversation about the hotel industry during the webinar, “Standards, Online Reputation Management, Guest Experience, Guest Types with Mr. Emil Ekberg,” hosted by Mr. Jack Tuason. The guest speaker, Mr. Emil Ekberg, who has had over twelve years of experience in the hospitality industry and is currently the Hotel Manager at the Clarion Hotel in Stockholm, had a lot to share about the current state of hotels, his experiences, the future of the hotel industry, and even advice for the freshmen in attendance.