Alumni in the News
Nilesh Pandey of Hyatt Place Lombard: How to Excel as a General Manager
As he worked his way through the ranks in a local restaurant, going from washing dishes to serving and catering...
William Skelnik of Hawthorn Woods Country Club: How to Excel as a General Manager
William Skelnik has always combined passion with an eagerness to learn—two qualities that have served him well. After graduating from...
Christopher Obrist of Filadelfia Coffee Resort in Guatemala: How to Excel as a General Manager
When Christopher Obrist went to hotels with his father as a child, “I told my father I wanted to manage...
Becoming a Trusted Advisor
It’s as if Regina Torres was born to work in the hospitality industry: She loves to travel (she was born...
Where are they now? Catching up with Culinary Arts Alumnus Terrence Crandall
Chef Terrence Crandall, A.A.S. Culinary Arts '88, is currently the Executive Chef at the Peninsula Hotel Shanghai in China. The alumni association caught up with...
Kendall College Hospitality Alumni Tour
Kendall College has countless alumni that work in the hospitality industry in Chicago. This summer, the Alumni Relations office toured...
Kendall Hospitality Student Moving onto Harvard
From the Windy City to one of the most prestigious universities in the world, Kendall College hospitality student and soon-to-be...
Catching up with Hospitality Management alum Melissa Baca Parra
Melissa Baca Parra, Hospitality Management alum in 2011, recently “received” Mr. Paul Van Deventer (President & CEO of Meeting Professionals International)...
The Business of Craft Beer: Styles of the Summer Infographic from Kendall College
The craft beer industry is booming. With the sales of craft beer is at an all time high, including nearly...
Where are they now? Catching up with Culinary Alum Paige Meagher
Today we spotlight a very talented alum, Paige Meagher, who attended Kendall from 2010-2012. Paige is currently the chef and...