Students benefit from employers event

On Monday 12 November, Perth College UHI Food Studies and Hospitality students met with a range of local employers to gain a unique insight into how to secure their dream career.

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Pictured at the Food Studies and Hospitality Employers Event: L to R: representatives from Murrayshall House Hotel David Taylor, Bars Manager and Kevin Keenan, General Manager with Food Studies and Hospitality students.

The event was held at Perth College UHI’s Gallery Restaurant, and allowed students to meet with industry representatives from a variety of local and national businesses including: Beinn Inn; Murrayshall House Hotel; Salutation Hotel, The Mercure; Perth Concert Hall; Parklands Hotel; 63 Tay Street; Sodexo; Crieff Hydro; Gleneagles; SSE; NHS; La Sicilyana; Kenmore Hotel; the Courthouse and Leonardo Boutique Hotel, Huntingtower.

Ian Gibb, Food Studies and Hospitality Sector Manager at Perth College UHI, explained: “The event gives our students the opportunity to ask employers about the industry and its people, and how to gain a successful and exciting career in this rewarding growth industry. It’s been fantastic to welcome so many businesses to our campus today and I would like to thank them for taking the time to provide their valuable insight and advice to our students.”