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TripAdvisor Honor

CAFNR's Bed and Breakfast awarded the Certificate of Excellence

TripAdvisor has awarded The Gathering Place Bed and Breakfast with the Certificate of Excellence: A Testimonial to Your High Standards. The online service offers travel and hotel reviews based on traveler feedback. The Gathering Place received 48 visitor reviews – 47 rated the B and B excellent and one rated it as very good. The latest review gave the B…

Happy 10,000th

Gathering Place celebrates milestone as an educational laboratory

The Gathering Place, a historic Columba bed and breakfast, will celebrate its 10,000th breakfast served since becoming a student hospitality management laboratory. The event begins at 10:30 a.m. on June 5.

A Tasty Homecoming

CAFNR and Top Chef Alum Brings Her "Farm-to-Table" Cooking Style to Gala

On her fourth birthday, Heather Terhune told her parents she wanted to be a chef. And, judging by the dinner she requested that night, before even starting kindergarten – artichokes and spareribs – they couldn’t have been too surprised that she never wavered from that dream. “I never changed my mind,” she said. Although she always knew she’d attend culinary…

Meet the Chefs

Hospitality Management holds Benefit Gala

The Hospitality Management program at the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources will be hosting its Benefit Gala Friday, May 4. The gala will feature the talents of the program’s current students while celebrating and welcoming back its talented alumni, including a recent finalist on Bravo’s Top Chef Texas. The event will begin with a silent auction and cocktail…

Crafting Success

Alum bites into a career at a craft chocolate factory

CAFNR alum Sara Trikenskas works at Patric’s chocolate-making facility — an opportunity of a lifetime.

Pre-Nuptials

CAFNR students get early professional experience at Bridal U

Eight CAFNR hospitality management students are getting hands-on experience in the groom and bride trade. They are collaborating with a local wedding planner to present Bridal University, a wedding-planning workshop for Columbia brides.

A Ringing Honor

Hospitality Management graduate to start stock exchange's day

Susan Combs, president of Combs & Company and 2001 graduate of Mizzou’s Hospitality Management program, will ring the New York Stock Exchange Opening Bell on Dec. 27 at 9:30 a.m. EST.

It is All About People

Hotel CEO shares business plan insights with hospitality students

Chuck Drury, president of Drury Hotels, gave CAFNR hospitality management students an inside look at how a company can achieve success by focusing on making its clients happy.

Back-to-Back Awards

Student and faculty member in Hospitality Management receive recognition at recent international conferences

Dr. Seonghee Cho, associate professor in Hospitality Management, received a “best paper” award for her research related to human resource management in the hotel industry. Dr. Cho received the Best Paper Award at the International Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education (ICHRIE). A total of 200 papers were accepted to be presented at the conference. Dr. Cho’s paper, “Hotel…