AUBURN – The Hotel and Restaurant Management program in the College of Human Sciences at Auburn University is considered one of the most highly qualified programs in the country, having recently earned professional accreditation from the Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration, or ACPHA.
Martin O’Neill, head of the Department of Nutrition, Dietetics and Hospitality Management at Auburn, said the accreditation is not required of existing or new hospitality programs. It is strictly voluntary.
AUBURN – Guests at The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center are sure to notice the beautifully landscaped pool area. What they might not notice is that the area is actually a bountiful herb garden providing the hotel’s restaurant with the freshest herbs every day.
Prepared and cultivated by Auburn’s College of Agriculture, the garden is one of the latest partnerships between the hotel and the university.
Parsley, sage, rosemary, thyme, basil, mint, oregano, chives and a bit of lavender are among the cornucopia of aromatic herbs that flourish against a backdrop of muscadine and scuppernong vines in the garden, which is filled with the soothing sounds of a flowing fountain.
AUBURN – Students in Auburn University’s hotel and restaurant management program will put into practice what they’ve learned in the classroom when they host The Hospitality Gala on May 2 at The Hotel at Auburn University.
This year’s event, which benefits educational initiatives of the hotel and restaurant management program, is titled “An International Affair” and will feature the cuisine of three award-winning international chefs as well as silent and live auctions.