Who knew that composting could be so challenging for PJ's. We have the equipment, the procedure, the pick up...but the reason we did not succeed was because of the squirrels. If you have ever toured around the University campus you would have noticed the abundance of squirrels running around and being savages, eating whatever and wherever. … Continue reading Squirrels rule the world….at least Guelph
I did not know it would be this hard to find answers on carbon footprinting and how it works for the restaurant industry. I am currently looking into software for students in the restaurant operations course to use to calculate certain parts of their menu items like the protein, carb, and vegetable. I have received … Continue reading Carbon-Footprint Challenges
I was poking around the Toronto Star website the last couple of days, feeling out of the loop like most university students do after being engulfed in school work. I was looking at the star's photo blog which demonstrated photos for the month of February (yes I went that far back). One picture that got … Continue reading A new Cafe to be something for the green crowd
A week ago today Bruce, Simon and I attended a course, put on by The Natural Step, that was shaped to introduce organizations to a framework in moving businesses to a more sustainable model. It was a two-day course which took place in Chinatown in Toronto at the Center for Social Innovation, a multipurpose space for business and leisure … Continue reading Passion for the Project
Lauren is slowly approaching her 4th year at the University of Guelph. She is a Hotel and Food Administration Major (HAFA) and has been very involved in the University since she started there. She was recently involved with Garden2Table, a real food program for kids alongside Bruce McAdams and is currently president for the Hospitality and Tourism … Continue reading Lauren Zimbalatti
Bread_Project Click the link to read about the case study titled Bread: A business case for change in foodservice. Written by Bruce McAdams for LEAF!
Bruce McAdams is an Assistant Professor at the University of Guelph’s School of Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM) where he teaches courses in ‘Quality Service’ and ‘Strategic Management’. Previous to his work as an educator Professor McAdams spent over twenty years in various leadership roles in the Canadian restaurant industry including his most recent role … Continue reading Bruce McAdams
While the course takes place in a kitchen environment, introducing students to the inner workings of a foodservice operation is only a small part of what the course is about. Emphasis throughout the exercise is placed on teamwork, organization and professionalism. The course objective is to develop and apply management and supervisory skills needed in … Continue reading The Hospitality and Tourism Management Restaurant Management Course
Here are some pictures of PJ’s Restaurant in the Atrium. PJ’s operates as a student-run restaurant, and forms part of the hospitality management degree at Guelph. PJ's is the focus of our restaurant sustainability project. It is located in Macdonald Stewart Hall on the north side of the Campus.