TORONTO — Humber College’s School of Hospitality, Recreation and Tourism has become the first Canadian school to receive the Quality Culinary Education award from the World Association of Chefs’ Societies (WACS).
“Humber and the school are deeply honoured to be recognized by WACS for the quality of our culinary programs,” said Alister Mathieson, dean, Humber’s School of Hospitality, Recreation and Tourism.
“Our goal is to graduate knowledgeable and skilled chefs who are ready to work in any kitchen in the world. This recognition will help us innovate so we continue to produce world-class chefs.”
WACS was happy to note the achievement. “[It’s] a testament to the high level of commitment and dedication from Humber’s faculty and staff in providing the highest level of culinary and pastry education possible. The recognition is well-deserved,” said Michael Baskette, vice-chairman, WACS Education Committee.
Humber joins 25 other culinary educational institutions from around the world who’ve received the award.