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  • March 29, 2007

    K-State Travel & Dining Auction, April 13 2007

    MANHATTAN - Gourmet cheesecake, vintage wine, golf excursions and a vacation package to Mexico will be among items up for bid at the Kansas State University Travel and Dining Auction. The auction will be 7-10 p.m. Friday, April 13, at the K-State Alumni Center, and will include a live jazz band, a wine sampling, coffee, […]

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  • March 26, 2007

    33rd Annual Shugart Lecture, April 19 2007

    MANHATTAN -- Barbara Kowalcyk, director of the Food Safety Center for Food Borne Illness Research and Prevention, will be the speaker for the 33rd annual Grace M. Shugart Lecture at Kansas State University. Kowalcyk will present "The Emotional and Economic Impact of Food Borne Illness" at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 19, in Forum Hall at […]

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  • March 26, 2007

    April is Food Safety Month

    MANHATTAN -- What you don't know about food safety can hurt you, according to Kevin Roberts, an instructor in the department of hotel, restaurant, institution management and dietetics at Kansas State University's College of Human Ecology. The department will launch a four-week food safety campaign at K-State beginning April 2 to promote food safety among […]

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  • March 13, 2007

    Department of Hotel, Restaurant, Institution Management & Dietetics to present 33rd Annual Grace M. Shugart Lecture April 19

    Thursday, April 19, 2007 "The Economic and Emotional Burden of Foodborne Illness" Barbara Kowalcyk, MS Co-Founder, Center for Foodborne Illness Research and Prevention Loveland, OH The Department of Hotel, Restaurant, Institution Management and Dietetics (HRIMD) is pleased to announce the 33rd Grace M. Shugart Lecture, "The Emotional and Economic Burden of Foodborne Illness," delivered by […]

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  • February 28, 2007

    Workshop teaches K-State students how to handle an interview conducted over a meal

    MANHATTAN -- An interview for a job or internship can be nerve-racking enough. Add a meal into the equation, and job-seekers looking to make a good impression could get downright rattled. Fortunately for Kansas State University students, K-State's career and employment services is sponsoring a dining etiquette workshop to help students prepare for an interview […]

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  • February 13, 2007

    Corporate Chef Taji Marie to present culinary workshops at K-State

    MANHATTAN -- Grilled smoky pork skewers with garlic-onion marmalade. Couscous pilaf with apricots and almonds. Classic Greek salad. Chef Taji Marie will demonstrate these and other dishes during a culinary workshop Thursday, March 1, at Kansas State University. "Flavors of the Mediterranean," the third annual Department of Hotel, Restaurant, Institutional Management and Dietetics Culinary Enhancement […]

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  • February 12, 2007

    Director of K-State's Hotel and Restaurant Management program incorporates proper cell phone use into etiquette instruction

    MANHATTAN -- Pat Pesci knows a little bit about rude and bad behavior. Known as "Mr. Etiquette" by some and "Mr. Manners" by others, Pesci, director of the hotel and restaurant management program at Kansas State University, helps students brush up on their manners before interviewing for jobs. Pesci has been conducting dining etiquette workshops […]

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  • January 11, 2007

    For third year in a row, K-State student receives best paper award at hospitality and tourism conference

    MANHATTAN -- For the third year in a row, a student from Kansas State University's department of hotel, restaurant, institution management and dietetics has received a Best Paper Award at the Graduate Education and Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism. Amelia Estepa Asperin, a doctoral candidate in human ecology-institution management, won one of […]

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  • October 19, 2006

    K-State experts teaching students proper dining etiquette for job interviews conducted during a meal

    MANHATTAN - College students who have no trouble acing a calculus test or cranking out a research paper may find themselves stumped when it comes to choosing the right fork from a table setting. Because many employers conduct interviews during meals, two Kansas State University experts are stepping up to help students by offering a […]

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  • March 13, 2006

    K-State Awards Promotions, Tenure

    MANHATTAN -- Kansas State University is promoting 22 faculty members to the rank of full professor and 31 faculty members to associate professor. In addition, 32 faculty are earning tenure. The promotions in rank and the granting of tenure were approved by Jon Wefald, K-State president. They go into effect July 1. Earning promotions to […]

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