The Week at the SLHTA – SLHTA and Monroe College offers another round of Chef’s Administrative Training

SLHTA and Monroe College offers another round of Chef’s Administrative Training
The Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association (SLHTA) in collaboration with Monroe College is pleased to offer another round of Chef’s Administrative Training for Chefs working within the Hospitality Industry (see attached). The training in 2014 was very successful, with over 40 Chefs receiving training in Administration relating to Food & Beverage. The training continues to be in demand from more properties, so the SLHTA is pleased to invite members take advantage of this programme. The certification course is being offered by Monroe College and is facilitated every Friday from 9am – 3pm, over a six week period and will be held at the Monroe College Campus. Upon completion, participants will graduate and receive a certificate from the institution.
The course starts on Friday May o4th 2018. Kindly reserve your space before Friday April 27 th  2018. Further, the Association urges its members to take advantage of this opportunity being made available in collaboration with Monroe College for the development of your employees. Interested establishments are asked to register with the SLHTA by contacting Ms. Nikka Swanson from the SLHTA at Email: , Tel:  (758) 452 5978  or 453 1811
The cost for the programme is EC $1,462.50 for SLHTA members and $1,575.00 for none SLHTA members and is payable in full BEFORE commencement of the training
Apply for a CHTAEF Scholarship Today
You have until April 15th 2018 to apply for a CHTAEF Scholarship.
What types of scholarships does CHTAEF offer?
CHTAEF currently provides scholarship awards to worthy Caribbean nationals who demonstrate a strong commitment to the industry and the potential for future success. All scholarships are for tuition costs only. CHTAEF Scholarships range on average from $500 to $5,000. Candidates must show how they will fund your entire tuition costs on the application form including other scholarships they expect to receive.
When are the scholarship winners announced?
Upon consideration of the application (which must be made using our application form that is available now and must be submitted electronically by April 15) we advise each applicant by email by early June, not before, of their success and amount of their award or giving our regrets that we are unable to support their application… READ MORE
Orlando wins 2 Awards , Expert’s Choice 2018 Award and the Caribbean Journal Award
Orlando’s Restaurant Soufriere has received the prestigious Experts Choice 2018 award . 1.5 million restaurants worldwide were reviewed and 7,500 were awarded so congratulations are in order.
Caribbean Journal is the world’s largest website covering the Caribbean, with original content and video focusing on travel and tourism across the entire Caribbean Basin. Caribbean Journal is the global leader in covering Caribbean travel and trade news — from new flights to luxury resorts to secret vacation escapes.
According to Chef Orlando  ” I am a chef on a mission, to make Caribbean cuisine more iternationally recognisable and want to thank God for giving me faith and strength to keep going . I would also like to thank my lady Claudia for her continued support on this quest , no chef makes a kitchen or restaurant alone . I would equally like to thank the staff, past and present for their contribution. “
Orlando’s Restaurant would like to say thank you for sharing the love with myself and my mission , and we look forward to your continued support.
Saint Lucia looks to Inspire
With the tagline “Let her inspire you,” Saint Lucia’s new branding is moving away from focusing on its sand, sun and sea offerings, to promote Caribbean island’s culture, natural beauty and friendly locals.
“We’re really playing on the femininity of Saint Lucia being that it’s the only Caribbean island named after a female, known as the Helen of the West Indies,” says Andrew Ricketts of Total Public Relations, head of public relations, Canada for Saint Lucia. “We’re really trying to play on her experiences that you can experience in the island and the different festivals that we have going on.”
This includes Saint Lucia’s SOLEIL Summer Festival, which consists of five festivals from January through October, now in its second year… READ MORE
Introducing Our Chocolate Chef
Sandals Halcyon Beach Resort
Chef Kisha Prosper, a devoted mom and diligent worker, is the chef de Partie at Sandals Halcyon Beach Resort & Spa. Chef Kisha represented Saint Lucia at the 2017 Taste of the Caribbean competition, where she walked away with the bronze medal in the Chocolate competition.
Kisha’s career started at St. James’s Club Morgan Bay, an experience she describes as helping to push her to learn more and develop her craft. She then move to Smuggler’s Cove Resort & Spa and has spent the last six years of her career at Sandals Halcyon. Chef Kisha’s dedication to her profession has resulted in her most recent accomplishment, a promotion to chef de Partie.
Chef Kisha will once again return to the 2018 Taste of the Caribbean Chocolate competition where she hopes to improve on her performance and take home gold.
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