IACP Announces Recipients of 2004 Award of Excellence

first_imgThe recipients of the International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) Awards of Excellence were announced on Saturday, April 24 during the 26th annual conference of the IACP in Baltimore, Maryland at the Baltimore Convention Center.The award for outstanding Vocational Cooking School was given to The New England Culinary Institute (NECI), located in Montpelier, Vermont, an IACP-member cooking school that provides a superior educational experience for students pursuing a career in the culinary industry. NECI offers an AOS in Culinary Arts, AOS in Food and Beverage Management, AOS in Baking and Pastry, BA in Food and Beverage Management and Certificate Programs in both Baking and Pastry and Basic Cooking.New England Culinary Institute has been training future chefs and food and beverage professionals since 1980. The award was given in recognition of the outstanding education the schools provides, including one of the smallest student to teacher ratios in the industry. In addition, students learn their skills in eleven food service operations, including bakeries, popular priced restaurants, fine dining restaurants cafeteria and catering. Students spend 75% of their time working with chefs to produce meals for paying customers.The NECI educational model is ‘standards based” which means students are not graded on their culinary skills or knowledge, but rather they have to meet or exceed a standard of competency in each and every skill. This ensures that they leave for their internship with a strong culinary competence and understanding.Alton Brown, ’97 graduate of NECI and creator of Good Eats on the Food Network, says, “ With an education from NECI, you have the benefits of both the ‘real world’ education and NECI’s strong reputation in the industry. You are prepared to follow your dreams.”Founded in 1978, the International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) has approximately 4,000 members worldwide, representing a “who’s who” in the world of food and include cooking teachers and cooking school owners; caterers, chefs and restaurateurs; food writers and cookbook authors; editors and publishers of the world’s consumer and trade press; food stylists and photographers; vintners; television personalities; recipe developers and many others with a special interest in the culinary arts. This unique, diverse membership sets trends, shapes opinion and influences buying habits of millions of consumers.last_img read more

Russia reports record number of new virus deaths

first_imgTopics : The strongman leader of Russia’s southern Chechnya region, Ramzan Kadyrov, was receiving treatment for a suspected coronavirus infection, news agencies reported Thursday citing sources, though his aides did not confirm it.One of Russia’s most high-profile virus cases, Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin, returned to work this week after receiving treatment for the illness in hospital.Overall, 99,825 people in Russia are no longer infected with coronavirus, health officials said Friday.Authorities have said the situation is stabilizing and half a million industrial and construction workers have been allowed to return to work in Moscow. Russia has recorded far fewer deaths than other countries with large outbreaks, but critics have cast doubt on the low official mortality rate and accused authorities of under-reporting to play down the scale of the crisis.Russian health officials say one of the reasons the count is lower than in the United States and parts of western Europe is that only deaths directly caused by the virus are being included.center_img Russia on Friday reported its highest ever daily coronavirus death toll of 150, even though the number of new infections fell below 9,000 for the third day in a row.Health officials reported a total of 3,249 deaths and 326,448 cases, the second-highest number of infections in the world after the United States. There were 8,894 new cases in the last 24 hours, according to a government tally, while 7,144 people recovered.last_img read more

Betsson hires Richard Scott as Head of Global Trading

first_img StumbleUpon Related Articles Ricahrd ScottStockholm-listed European sports betting operator Betsson AB has confirmed the appointment of Richard Scott as its new Head of Global Trading. Scott joins the multi-brand operator from UK betting firm Gala Coral, where he held the position of Head of Football Trading for Coral’s sports betting division (2013-2017).Updating the market, Betsson HR detailed that Scott would be officially joining its operations by the end of the month, and will report directly to former Coral colleague Nick Maurice who acts as Betsson Group Trading Director.Issuing a short statement on the appointment of Scott, Nick Maurice commented on the hire“I’m delighted to be working with Richard once again and to be welcoming him to the trading team at Betsson. We’ve invested a lot in our sportsbook over the past year, and that includes investing in the right people.”This week, Betsson governance posted its full-year 2016 trading update, in which the company detailed corporate growth despite being impacted by severe European currency fluctuations and unfriendly football results in Q4 2016.Betsson governance detailed that following a turbulent 2016 for its sports betting division, it would aim to recover its position by strengthening its multi-brand strategy across regulated European markets. Share Betsson outrides pandemic challenges as regulatory dramas loom July 21, 2020 GiG lauds its ‘B2B makeover’ delivering Q2 growth August 11, 2020 Share Andy McCue returns to betting with Betsson AB June 22, 2020 Submitlast_img read more