You Can Still Contribute With Limited Work Experience

I recently read an article written by Veronica Hislop who is also a FoodGrads Campus Ambassador and a Food Scientist like myself (but majored in Chemistry). Her article titled, “Learning the hard way-Lessons I have Read More …

Best Advice for Newcomers to Canada

The Newcomers Centre of Peel and Taste Your Future + FoodGrads hosted a panel of Food & Beverage professionals.  Each of them moved here from another country. Determined to work in the Food & Beverage Read More …

Job Hopping is a Great Idea!

A decade of recruitment in the Food & Beverage industry qualifies me to say that if you have less than a year maybe two of employment at one company–employers see a red flag. Work experience and education Read More …

Where to Get the Best Work Experience

You probably have to earn money anyway and if you goal is to work in the Food & Beverage industry, get a job in a restaurant. Here’s why. Relevant Work Experience When you graduate you Read More …

Explaining Co-ops, Internships (& Mini-Internships)

There are a lot of ideas about what the terms co-op and internship mean. I asked Lauren Starr from Western University to explain.  Here’s an over view of what Lauren has learned in her her Read More …

A Necessary Platform for the Food & Beverage Industry

Farmers, food processors, food technologists and engineers, chefs, food scientists, entrepreneurs and baristas make up the powerful, evolving and growing food industry. With 9.6 billion mouths to feed by 2050, this industries’ importance can not be underestimated, Read More …