Florida International University’s Hospitality at Sea program is equal parts fun and education. The Study Abroad learning experience allows students, including those who are online learners, to earn up to six college credit hours in just a few weeks while on a cruise. In its eighth year (nine cruises total), the program recently hosted more […]
The numbers are in. The 2019 Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival (SOBEWFF®) raised nearly $2 million to support the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management and student success at FIU. “We’re pleased not only to be able to continue to support the school financially, but also as an […]
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 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 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 […]
How a South Florida mother went from desperation to just desserts When her life fell apart 10 years ago, a South Florida mother of two let go and let God to show her the way. Now, she’s enjoying success and sharing her story to inspire others. Read Entire Story.
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 ’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 […]
It was an evening reception at FIU’s Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management in celebration of some of FIU hospitality management’s most accomplished freshmen, but also appreciation to the Carnival Foundation. For the fifth consecutive February, five hospitality students took on the honor of being called Carnival Gold Scholars as they received full-ride scholarship […]
Bradford Capuozzo, an undergraduate student at FIU Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management, presented research guided by Dr. Howook Chang at one of the nation’s largest graduate research conferences. Research presented: An exploratory investigation of particular matter pollution in restaurants In his own words| Bradford Capuozzo As an undergraduate student attending the 24th Annual […]