Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search

 


Talented hospitality professionals acknowledged

Talented professionals acknowledged in Hospitality Standards Institute scholarship programme

Dedicated hospitality industry professionals from across New Zealand have been named as worthy recipients in the inaugural Hospitality Standards Institute of New Zealand Career Scholarships programme. From Auckland to Invercargill, 24 talented individuals have been bestowed scholarships designed to further their skill-sets… and enhance their careers.

Covering five different categories - dependant on industry experience - the Hospitality Standards Institute's Career Scholarships programme was open to personnel across all sectors of the industry, including chefs, food and beverage staff, those working in the accommodation sector, teachers, tutors and assessors.

Congratulating the first batch of Career Scholarship recipients, Hospitality Standards Institute chief executive Steve Hanrahan said the enthusiasm and dedication contained in many of the application papers shone through.

"The judges analysing submissions for the Career Scholarships programme commented on how much passion came through in the numerous applications. This is extremely heartening for HSI – especially considering this is the first year the programme has been run," Mr Hanrahan said.

“It was also highly encouraging to see such a wide geographical spread among applicants, and the style of business they were applying from. The Career Scholarships programme has demonstrated that training is now widely recognised as a key driver for future growth of the hospitality industry throughout New Zealand,” Mr Hanrahan concluded.

Here are the Hospitality Standards Institute Career Scholarship recipients for 2006…

• Future Star Scholarship, $2500.

Stacey Truong, Southern Cross Senior School, South Auckland; Christina Henry, Wanganui Girls College, Wanganui; Heath Naylor, Marlborough Boys College.

• Outward Bound Young Supervisor Scholarship, $3500.

Abbie Brown, Duxton Hotel, Wellington; Phillip Halligan, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Christchurch; Steen Bohanna, Petone Workingmens Club, Petone; Renee Potgieter, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Christchurch; Mark Sycamore, Blanket Bay Lodge, Queenstown; Tony Hsiang, Scenic Circle Southern Cross Hotel, Dunedin.

• Workplace Employee Scholarship, $5000

Viviane Oliveira, Mercure Resort, Queenstown; Donna McMahon, Petone Workingmens Club, Petone; Marc Soper, Langham Hotel, Auckland; Ryan Simmons, Viligrads Vineyard, Hamilton; Shannon Persterer, Langham Hotel, Auckland, Bernadette Kean, Picadilly Capers Café and Bar, Invercargill.

• Hospitality Tutor/Assessor Scholarship, $7000.

Gabrielle Lewis, NZ School of Food and Wine, Christchurch; Gaynor Matthews, Papakura High School, Auckland; Katrina Fisher, CPIT, Christchurch; Karen Jury, Innovative Educators, Levin.

• Professional Development Scholarship, $10,000.

Sarwan Singh, Langham Hotel, Auckland; Richard Griggs, Lincoln Green Hotel and Conference Centre, Auckland; Andrew Johns, Art Ducko, Avondale, Auckland; Leanne Moore, Grand Mercure St Moritz, Queenstown; Laura Saba, Café Cecile, Wairarapa.

Ends

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

Onetai Station: Overseas Investment Office Puts Ceol & Muir On Notice

The Overseas Investment Office (OIO) has issued a formal warning to Ceol & Muir and its owners, Argentinian brothers Rafael and Federico Grozovsky, for failing to provide complete and accurate information when they applied to buy Onetai Station in 2013. More>>

ALSO:

Tomorrow, The UN: Feds President Takes Reins At World Farming Body

Federated Farmers president Dr William Rolleston has been appointed acting president of the World Farmers’ Organisation (WFO) at a meeting in Geneva overnight. More>>

ALSO:

I Sing The Highway Electric: Charge Net NZ To Connect New Zealand

BMW is turning Middle Earth electric after today announcing a substantial contribution to the charging network Charge Net NZ. This landmark partnership will enable Kiwis to drive their electric vehicles (EVs) right across New Zealand through the installation of a fast charging highway stretching from Kaitaia to Invercargill. More>>

ALSO:

Watch This Space: Mahia Rocket Lab Launch Site Officially Opened

Economic Development Minster Steven Joyce today opened New Zealand’s first orbital launch site, Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1, on the Mahia Peninsula on the North Island’s east coast. More>>

Earlier:

Marketing Rocks!
Ig Nobel Award Winners Assess The Personality Of Rocks

A Massey University marketing lecturer has received the 2016 Ig Nobel Prize for economics for a research project that asked university students to describe the “brand personalities” of three rocks. More>>

ALSO:

Nurofen Promotion: Reckitt Benckiser To Plead Guilty To Misleading Ads

Reckitt Benckiser (New Zealand) intends to plead guilty to charges of misleading consumers over the way it promoted a range of Nurofen products, the Commerce Commission says. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Business
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news