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Rotaract Club Soup Kitchen & Clothing Drive

Rotaract Club Soup Kitchen & Clothing Drive

The Sandys Rotaract Club of Bermuda is preparing for their second annual Rotaract Reach-Out event, a Soup Kitchen and Clothing Drive set for December 15. Last year’s event was able to feed and clothe approximately 40 individuals in need, with the club aiming to increase that number this year. A spokesperson said, “Our club worked together... Read more of this article

Photos: Clarien Staff Assist Meals On Wheels

Photos: Clarien Staff Assist Meals On Wheels

As part of its GiveBack programme, Clarien Bank is working to assist Meals on Wheels during the holiday season, with members of the bank’s staff helping with meal preparation. Clarien Bank Limited recently launched its 10th annual Holiday GiveBack Programme and encouraged its employees, customers and the community at large to celebrate the season... Read more of this article

Photos: Hamilton Princess Gingerbread House

Photos: Hamilton Princess Gingerbread House

The gingerbread house constructed by the Hamilton Princess staff – which measures in at 60x30x70 inches – is helping to make a visit to the hotel a journey into the realm of Christmas magic. Requiring supplies that included 60 kg of ginger cookie dough, the Fairmont Hamilton Princess’ gingerbread house stands as a testament to what... Read more of this article

Clarke & Benevides Awarded BHI Scholarships

Clarke & Benevides Awarded BHI Scholarships

Two aspiring young Bermudian hospitality workers were recently announced as the 2016 Bermuda Hospitality Institute Scholarship Recipients. Part proceeds raised from last year’s 2nd Annual Tomasz Tabor Golf Tournament, held at Riddle’s Bay Golf Club, will help O’Keisha Clarke and Bianca Benevides continue their education on the island. Ms Clarke,... Read more of this article

Bermuda Cuisine Featured In Cooking Magazine

Bermuda Cuisine Featured In Cooking Magazine

A multiple-page spread in the December issue of “Taste of the South” magazine is highlighting Bermuda cuisine, with the full colour presentation offering a look at the island’s food culture. Glenn Jones, Bermuda Tourism Authority director of public and stakeholder relations, said, “So many travellers follow their palates when... Read more of this article

Sisters Enjoy Hospitality Careers & Giving Back

Sisters Enjoy Hospitality Careers & Giving Back

Growing up, sisters Lindsay Durham and Kara Simmons watched their parents run a small restaurant in St. George’s. Many of their childhood memories are of sitting on the kitchen counter at Fort William Gun Powder Tavern taking in all the exciting tastes, sights and sounds. It’s no wonder today they’ve both chosen careers in the hospitality industry. Ms... Read more of this article

“Teddy Bear Tea” Returns To Hamilton Princess

“Teddy Bear Tea” Returns To Hamilton Princess

Hamilton Princess & Beach Club announces the return of the popular Teddy Bear Tea at Crown & Anchor on Saturdays in December [December 3, 10, 17 and 24] from 3pm to 5pm. Treat your kids to a special afternoon tea and have them bring along a teddy bear or stuffed animal that will be donated to the Salvation Army. The donations will go to helping... Read more of this article

Simmons Enjoys Educating Youth On Hospitality

Simmons Enjoys Educating Youth On Hospitality

Few things give Karen Simmons more joy than teaching young people about the hospitality industry. The 46-year-old educator started her teaching career at CedarBridge Academy. One of the first programs she implemented was a mini restaurant known as Breeze Café – through which students learned to cook soups, quiches and other light menu items, serve... Read more of this article

Collaborative Course For Restaurant Servers

Collaborative Course For Restaurant Servers

In a strategic blend of industry, education, and workforce development, Bermuda’s distinctive brand of hospitality is set to be taught via a collaborative course aimed at the island’s restaurant servers. Bermuda College has collaborated with the Bermuda Hospitality Institute, the Department of Workforce Development, the Restaurant Division... Read more of this article

Chef Smith: ‘It’s Great Working With Students’

Chef Smith: ‘It’s Great Working With Students’

Ascots’ Executive Chef Edmund Smith holds bragging rights as the only chef on the island who’s taken part in Bermuda Hospitality Institute’s Plates of Passion event for four years straight. He was invited the first time around by BHI’s former executive director Karla Lacey Minors, who happened to be a long-time friend. “At the time I was head... Read more of this article

Bermuda Made Ice Cream On Sale At Dockyard

Bermuda Made Ice Cream On Sale At Dockyard

Something new to “tickle the taste buds” has arrived at the Royal Naval Dockyard, with Bermuda-made and themed ice cream from Alex & Pete’s Bermuda Artisan Ice Cream, which has purchased the BermyBerry yogurt company, now available alongside frozen yogurt. Owner Peter Jovetic said, “The rebranding and renovating has already started... Read more of this article

New Café Owner Plans To Expand Menu

New Café Owner Plans To Expand Menu

Katerina Smith has achieved a lifetime’s dream of running her own business after taking over a popular Hamilton café, as she has bought Nonna’s on Bermudiana Road, and has plans to expand its menu and make the cafe more vibrant with more variety. Katerina Smith with her staff“I’ve lived in Bermuda for 16 years, but I am originally from Bulgaria.... Read more of this article

Savory Kernels Offers Over 70 Popcorn Flavours

Savory Kernels Offers Over 70 Popcorn Flavours

Savory Kernels has opened and is offering over 70 flavours of popcorn to the public from its location in Hamilton at 27 Queen Street, with a St. George’s location also planned. The shop is offering 10 flavors each week and, based on the reaction of customers, they plan to  keep the most popular ones and swap out the others. Savory Kernels is... Read more of this article