School of Hospitality and Tourism News
Have Whisk, Will Travel: Culinary Arts in the CommunityCommunications and Marketing - August 23, 2017
Have Whisk, Will Travel: Culinary Arts in the Community Saskatchewan Polytechnic is home to an important training ground for the next generation of Saskatchewan’s culinary masters. The Culinary Arts program, offered at the Saskatoon campus, is led by program head and long-time chef Derek Cotton and teaches students ‘a little bit of everything’ in the culinary world. “Our program is designed to prepare students with the core knowledge they need to work in the hospitality industry,” says Cotton. “Once they’re done their training with us, they’re ready to ‘be shaped’ by an experienced chef.”
Students warm up winter with top prize in soup competitionCommunications and Marketing - February 17, 2017
Students warm up winter with top prize in soup competition The Warm Your Heart Soup Competition is part of the annual WinterShines Festival in Saskatoon Soup is one of those comfort foods that conjures up images of all things cosy. For Lindsey Cooke, a second year Saskatchewan Polytechnic student in the Culinary Arts program, soup also conjures up a win at the Warm Your Heart Soup Competition, which raises funds for the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Sask Polytech retail meat students process bison for food bankCommunications and Marketing - November 15, 2016
November 15, 2016 – Students in the Retail Meat Specialist applied certificate program at Prince Albert Campus are processing five bison acquired by the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society. The bison, hunted illegally by poachers, were harvested outside the Prince Albert National Park on Thanksgiving weekend.
Making successful careers possibleCommunications and Marketing - September 16, 2015
Next fall, when 16 students from India step off their plane in Saskatoon, they'll see a familiar face waiting for them. That familiar face will be Michael van Grondelle, the head of Sask Polytech's Hotel and Restaurant Management program. With the support of his fellow instructors, he's brought the program to the city of Chandigarh where classes kicked off this September.