FIU Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management welcomes four new members to its executive advisory board

MIAMI (February 1, 2021) – Florida International University’s Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management has named four industry leaders to the school’s Executive Advisory Board: José Cil, David Grutman, Lynne Hernandez and Adam Stewart. The new board members will help advise Michael Cheng, dean of the Chaplin School, during what has been one of […]

Professor Andrew Moreo featured on WalletHub

What tips do you have for celebrating Christmas on a budget? When it comes to feeding family and friends on any holiday, but especially Christmas, the cost can seem daunting. Here are some recommendations I would make to help cut that grocery bill. First, I would create menus for the holiday meals themselves, as well […]

FIU Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management celebrates Italy’s storied culinary and wine history and culture

MIAMI (Nov. 18, 2020) – Florida International University’s Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management in collaboration with the Consulate General of Italy Cristiano Musillo, and the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation is hosting The Week of the Italian Cuisine in the World Miami, featuring Michelin Star Chef, Cristina Bowerman who will […]

FIU Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management welcomes four new members to its executive advisory board

MIAMI (February 1, 2021) – Florida International University’s Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management has named four industry leaders to the school’s Executive Advisory Board: José Cil, David Grutman, Lynne Hernandez and Adam Stewart. The new board members will help advise Michael Cheng, dean of the Chaplin School, during what has been one of […]

Professor Andrew Moreo featured on WalletHub

What tips do you have for celebrating Christmas on a budget? When it comes to feeding family and friends on any holiday, but especially Christmas, the cost can seem daunting. Here are some recommendations I would make to help cut that grocery bill. First, I would create menus for the holiday meals themselves, as well […]

FIU Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management celebrates Italy’s storied culinary and wine history and culture

MIAMI (Nov. 18, 2020) – Florida International University’s Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management in collaboration with the Consulate General of Italy Cristiano Musillo, and the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation is hosting The Week of the Italian Cuisine in the World Miami, featuring Michelin Star Chef, Cristina Bowerman who will […]

FIU launches a new scholarship for essential workers, their dependents

Nurses, doctors, firefighters, police, grocery personnel, restaurant workers, delivery drivers and their children, all now qualify for a new COVID-19 Essential Employee FIU scholarship from the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management. The $2,250 scholarship is for new students and can be applied toward any of the Chaplin School’s online master’s degree programs during […]

Homemade Craft Beer/ Dr. Barry Gump, FIU Brew Lab

Homemade Craft Beer/ Dr. Barry Gump, FIU Brew Lab Learn how to make your own beer from an expert who teaches brewing at Florida International University. Time to grab a Bite with Belkys. The Brewmaster: Dr. Barry Gump, FIU Brew Lab The Drink: Homemade Craft Beer Ingredients: 2 and a half gallons water beer making kit or […]

FIU Offers Video Culinary Classes for Students During Coronavirus Outbreak

FIU Offers Video Culinary Classes for Students During Coronavirus Outbreak Amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, many businesses are having to figure out a work-from-home plan without the luxury of much time or preparation. Fortunately for Florida International University’s Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management, remote learning is familiar territory. Over the past decade, FIU’s […]

During COVID-19 pandemic, hospitality students and faculty adapt, learn ‘to always be prepared’

During COVID-19 pandemic, hospitality students and faculty adapt, learn ‘to always be prepared’ -By Ivonne Yee-Amor Five cameras are focused on Professor John Noble Masi’s cutting board while he teaches his lesson for Meat Cookery Week. Students who were supposed to get instructions on taking part in the Ultra Music Festival, instead discuss insurance and […]

Bacardi USA Donates $5 Million to Florida International University

Bacardi USA Donates $5 Million to Florida International University FIU’s Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management has announced a $5 million gift from Bacardi USA dedicated to a new and unique educational program tailored for the spirits industry. The gift will create the Bacardi Center of Excellence, which will position the top-ranked school as […]

Michael Cheng Appointed as Dean

Michael Cheng Appointed as Dean of the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management MIAMI (Feb. 19, 2020) – Michael Cheng has been appointed dean of Florida International University’s Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management. Cheng has served as interim dean of the Chaplin School since December 2017. “In just over two years as […]

John Noble Masi on the Language of Food

John Noble Masi on the Language of Food Why do we choose to eat some foods and not others? Is it just about taste and genetics? Or are we getting our cues from societal messages? These are questions that have fascinated Nick Vagnoni, a senior instructor in the English Department. A few years ago, Vagnoni – who […]