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November 1, 2020
Culinary students win at competition

Second-year culinary students Ivan Milenovic and Angela Mueller won silver at Taste Canada’s Cooks the Books student chef competition held...


February 13, 2019
Student-run campus restaurant will host Valentine's Day menu

On February 12, Conestoga’s student-run restaurant Bloom was featured on CTV’s In Your Backyard which showcases landmarks, activities and people...


November 21, 2018
Investing in the future of local food culture and fine dining

On Monday, November 19, representatives from Waterloo Region’s chapter of Les Marmitons, an international cooking club dedicated to fine food,...


October 23, 2018
School of Hospitality & Culinary Arts welcomes Chef Maxime Moïse

As part of the grand opening celebrations at Conestoga’s Waterloo campus on October 18, the college welcomed international guest Chef...


April 17, 2018
Culinary students bring international cuisine to the Kitchener Market

On April 12, students in Conestoga’s Culinary Management diploma program hosted Rising Stars: International Tapas and Tastings at the Kitchener...


September 26, 2017
Conestoga joins worldwide culinary education alliance

Conestoga has signed an exclusive agreement with the Institut Paul Bocuse Worldwide Alliance, the leading global network of education excellence...


April 5, 2017
Bloom named one of Canada's best neighbourhood restaurants

Conestoga’s Bloom restaurant, a full-service licensed dining room that offers 3- and 4-course meals prepared by aspiring chefs and restaurant...


March 22, 2017
Hospitality and Culinary Arts chair delivers workshop at Institut Paul Bocuse

Keith Muller, Conestoga’s chair of Hospitality and Culinary Arts, was invited to present a workshop on Canadian wines at the...


February 27, 2017
Culinary students host Rising Stars series at the Kitchener Market

Second-year Culinary Management students kicked off the Rising Stars Canapé Series on February 22 at the Kitchener Market. The series...


February 13, 2017
Culinary students and top chefs compete for Iron Chef title

On February 9, Conestoga Culinary students teamed up with the region’s top chefs for Iron Chef Waterloo Region. More than...


August 5, 2016
Students close summer season at Bloom with organic menu

Culinary students closed the summer season at Conestoga’s Bloom restaurant on July 15 with an organic menu prepared with locally...


January 29, 2016
Local food enthusiasts support Conestoga

Waterloo Region’s chapter of Les Marmitons, an international cooking club for men interested in fine food, wine and the culinary...


February 7, 2015
Local Iron Chef competition attracts record crowds

More than 340 guests were in attendance as some of the region’s most celebrated chefs, supported by students in Conestoga’s...


February 28, 2014
Student ice sculptures featured at Winterloo

A team of Culinary Arts students from Conestoga can add ice carving to their resumes after competing in the first-ever...


November 15, 2012
Culinary grad wins recipe competition

Conestoga’s School of Business and Hospitality got a taste of success on October 17, when one of its former students...


October 9, 2012
Students serve up pancakes

Conestoga’s Culinary and Hospitality Management students cooked up thousands of pancakes for the 31st Annual Oktoberfest Family Breakfast held at...


October 5, 2012
Iron Chef kicks off Oktoberfest

Shannon Thompson's journey with Conestoga has come full circle. The founder and co-owner of Hog Tails Bar B Que happily...


October 4, 2012
Conestoga grads serving up great food

In an ultra competitive marketplace, opening a restaurant is about timing, research and months - if not years - of...


October 1, 2011
Culinary Classroom - Students Learn from Real Life: Pro Kitchen and Public Dining Room

Tomato Consomme with crispy goat cheese wontons; spinach and brie stuffed chicken breast; rhubarb mousse vivified with pistachio joconde and...


February 1, 2010
Tasting the work of future chefs

In the middle of winter, few people want to venture far from home. At the same time, the routines of...


October 1, 2011
Tasty times hit Waterloo Campus

The leaves are changing colour and the temperature is dropping yet there's something in bloom at Waterloo campus....