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Local Employers Hire Culinary and Hospitality Students...

The Walt Disney World Culinary Recruitment team met with Downtown Campus culinary students on Thursday, July 22, 2021. Thursday, August 12, 2021 One of the many advantages for students studying at the Walt Disney World Center for Culinary Arts and Hospitality at the Downtown Campus is the opportunity to meet one-on-one with employers who are hiring, […]

Going Downtown – Culinary Arts and Hospitality Faculty...

A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses With Valencia’s School of Culinary Arts and Hospitality to be based on the Downtown Campus, several Valencia faculty members are preparing to serve the Downtown community in a new innovative space specially designed to instruct and inspire culinary students. Below you’ll find a brief introduction […]

Prospective Culinary and Hospitality Students Visit West ...

A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses More than 160 culinary and hospitality students from five Orange County Public Schools visited West Campus on Thursday, March 1, 2018, for a National Academy Hospitality Symposium to learn about culinary and hospitality careers, with the goal to excite and engage them in pursuing careers […]

Hospitality Students Walk Over 30 Miles During Visit to C...

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona and Poinciana Campuses On Friday, May 19, 2017, Nelson Placa, professor, hospitality management, traveled to Chicago with nine students to attend the National Restaurant Association Show. The National Restaurant Association Show is a four-day event, held at the McCormick Place Convention Center. This event showcases food […]

West Campus Division of Business and Hospitality Honors...

A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses On Tuesday, April 11, 2017, 10 students were recognized in front of their families for outstanding achievement in their respective areas of study at our first Distinguished Graduating Student Awards Luncheon. These students were selected by the faculty for their leadership, academic performance and demonstrated […]

Hospitality Students Experience the Magic of the Holidays

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona and Poinciana Campuses On Thursday, December 8, 2016, Nelson Placa, professor, hospitality management, and David Buchman, adjunct professor, hospitality and tourism, took 12 students to Epcot to experience Holidays Around the World. Students were able to enjoy holiday traditions from the 11 nations represented at Epcot. […]

Osceola Hospitality Students Visit New York

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona and Poinciana Campuses Several students traveled with Nelson Placa, professor, hospitality management, and James McDonald, dean, career and technical programs, to attend HX: The Hotel Experience Show in New York City. In a short weekend trip, students were immersed in hospitality and tourism in New York […]

Hospitality Club Visits Shingle Creek

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola and Lake Nona Campuses On Friday, December 4, 2015, the Valencia Hospitality Society Club from the Osceola and West Campuses participated in a team-building activity at the Ritz-Carlton, Grande Lakes in Orlando. Eighteen students from the Osceola Campus, three students from the West Campus, Jim Inglis, professor of […]

Hospitality Management Students Volunteer for A Taste of...

A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola and Lake Nona Campuses On Sunday, November 8, 2015, members of the Valencia Hospitality Society Club from both the West and Osceola Campuses joined together to volunteer at A Taste of Dr. Phillips. It was a great opportunity for our students to meet members of the hospitality industry from […]

Central Florida Hotel and Lodging Association Commits...

Left to right: Jetse Pottinga, general manager, Melia Orlando Suite Hotel at Celebration; Laura Sherman, general manager, CLC Encantada Resort; Jim Inglis, program director, Valencia hospitality and restaurant management and professor, hospitality/tourism; Doug Ridge, general manager, Orlando World Center Marriot; Gerald Urquiola, general manager, Caribe Royale Resort and Convention Center; Sandy Shugart, president, Valencia College; […]