Hospitality & Event Management Students get real world Experience at Super Bowl LIV

Hospitality, event management students get real world experience at Super Bowl LIV While the world was waiting for the big game to be played, students from the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management were already part of Super Bowl 54. More than 30 students from Professor Dan Cormany’s Advanced Festival Management class got some […]

Regynald G. Washington won the GRA’s Lifetime Achievement Award

Regynald G. Washington won the GRA’s Lifetime Achievement Award Regynald G. Washington won the GRA’s Lifetime Achievement award for his long and distinguished career in the restaurant industry at the 2019 Grace Awards dinner. He was among the winners honored for excellence in the industry. Lifetime Achievement – Regynald Washington Regynald Washington currently serves as President of […]

Mei and Rakesh Sarna establish the “Last Mile” Scholarship for Seniors

Mei and Rakesh Sarna establish the “Last Mile” Scholarship for Seniors at the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management Mei and Rakesh Sarna have announced their generous gift to create a new scholarship available for seniors at the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management. The Mei and Rakesh Sarna Scholarship Endowment will be […]

Chaplin School offers new online master’s degree in mega-event planning, execution

Chaplin School offers new online master’s degree in mega-event planning, execution The Miami International Boat Show. Art Basel. The Olympic Games. Coachella. The sheer scale, production and, in most cases, extravagance of these mega events can create engineering and logistical nightmares. As such, the nationally ranked Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management launched a new, fully online master’s […]

CEO Interview: Wayne E. Chaplin, CEO, Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits

CEO Interview: Wayne E. Chaplin, CEO, Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits What current events, trends or issues do you feel our industry is facing right now? What do you consider to be the driving forces of change for the hospitality industry in the near future? What changes do you expect our industry to see in […]

Regynald Washington is named top foodservice operator of 2019

Regynald Washington is named top foodservice operator of 2019 Regynald Washington, the one-time busboy who rose to president of a concessionaire that runs a wide variety of airport restaurants, was named last night as the nation’s top foodservice operator by the International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA). Read Entire Story.

Larry J. Harris will be our guest speaker for The Professor Michael E. Hurst Distinguished Hospitality Leaders Lecture Series

LARRY J. HARRIS ’81 Larry Harris is a freelance consultant to entrepreneurial concerns. His areas of specialty include strategic planning, organizational development, real estate, finance and environmental strategy. Mr. Harris co‐founded Pollo Tropical restaurants in Miami, Florida, in 1988. Under his leadership as CEO and Chairman of the Board, the company grew from a single […]