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Kemmons Wilson Culinary Institute
The Kemmons Wilson Culinary Institute, located at 1245 N. Germantown Parkway in Cordova, has over 32
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The University of Memphis has received word from the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Ed that we have been designated as a Carnegie R1 University.
UofM is among the top tier of doctoral universities with the highest levels of research activity.
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2021 Holiday Reflection & Joy from the University of Memphis As another year draws to a close, we celebrate all who have helped make our University the wonderful, strong, culture-rich community it is today. Wishing our...
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Tiger Scholarship Manager is now open! 📚🏫
Apply at: memphis.edu/tsm
We are prepping for friendsgiving in the dorms tonight for our Kemmons Wilson School of Hospitality and Resort Management Living Learning Community Comnunity residents.
Don’t forget to set your ⏰ back for daylight savings time!
Fall 2021 UofM magazine is out now!
Read online at: https://www.memphis.edu/uofmmagazine/current_issue/index.php
Don't miss out on financial aid opportunities for next year!
Complete your FAFSA now.
Learn more at memphis.edu/financialaid
The UofM has received its third world ranking within the past year- scoring in the top 4.9% of the world's global universities! (via Global 2000 List by the Center for World University Rankings, 2021-2022) Additionally, Memphis is one of only three Tennessee universities to be recognized globally. We are so proud and SO GLAD to go to the UofM 💙
Join Us on September 20th at 3:30pm at Wilder Tower on Main Campus for Memphis Mondays to learn more about Business & Hospitality Programs. Register here: https://apply.memphis.edu/register/?id=0a23159c-23b5-4255-8cf2-0b7fadb38f9b
There is no better time to apply to be a Memphis Tiger than TODAY! 💙Just a reminder that application fees are waived from September 1st through September 15th. You may access the application here: https://www.memphis.edu/admissions/freshmen/apply_ugrd.php What are you waiting for!?
We are excited to share details about undergraduate programs in partnership with University of Memphis Office of Admissions & Orientation on Monday, September 20th, from 4-6pm.
Please spread the word and share with anyone you know who is interested in Hospitality, Sport & Leisure Management, Culinary Arts or any Fogelman Business program (they will be there too).
Sign up here: https://apply.memphis.edu/register/?id=0a23159c-23b5-4255-8cf2-0b7fadb38f9b
Welcome Back Tigers!
Representing Kemmons Wilson School of Hospitality and Resort Management at Coffee with the Colleges!
We are excited to share that our Fall 2022 application is now open! Be sure to apply today at https://memphis.edu/admissions/freshmen/apply_ugrd.php
There are still a few spots at New Student Orientation left! Remember: All incoming freshmen MUST attend NSO in order to start in the Fall and it is your all encompassing event to prepare you to become a Memphis Tiger. Be sure to register today at memphis.edu/nso!
New Student Orientation sessions officially started this week, and our OGs (Orientation Guides) couldn’t be more excited! If you haven’t yet, be sure to register at memphis.edu/nso. Also, don’t forget that if you register by June 1, you will get a $50 book scholarship!
TOMORROW! TOMORROW! WE LOVE YOU TOMORROW! 🎶
We get to welcome some of our new Tigers home with the kick off of our first session of NSO! 🎉👏🤩
It's not too late to sign up for your summer session.
Visit https://www.memphis.edu/nso/information/nso_index.php to get started.
High School Juniors!! We’re ready to answer all your questions at our Spring Preview Day. Your future in Hospitality, Sport, and Culinary awaits!
A fun night in Chef Erich’s Intro to Culinary Arts Class (HPRM 2012) tonight! Hollandaise sauce here we come!
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to go to culinary school?
In this exciting four-class series, Kemmons Wilson Culinary Institute instructors will give you a taste of a professional culinary program without the lengthy time commitment or heavy financial burden. These classes explore all the fundamental methods of cooking, from basic to advanced techniques.
Each day builds on the previous day, you’ll tie everything together to plan and produce several menu items with your classmates that incorporates all of the techniques you’ve learned throughout the week.
This program is suitable for students of all skill levels. Beginners will learn the basics and come away with the confidence needed to cook independently. Those with some cooking experience will broaden their culinary knowledge, hone their skills, and acquire valuable tips and insight so they can take their culinary ventures to a new level. It’s a great opportunity to improve upon your skills with some of Memphis’ top chefs at your disposal.
Each day's session combines the chef's lecture and demonstration with individual hands-on ex*****on of recipes that feature the essential techniques in modern cooking. At the end of the day, you and your fellow students will serve your finished dishes and enjoy a cooking roundtable, engaging in an informal discussion and review of techniques and culinary topics. After just four sessions, you’ll go home with a foundation of fine-tuned cooking skills.
The University of Memphis' Blue Room Restaurant at 1245 N. Germantown Pkwy. opened to the public in February - Memphis Business Journal "When we were kicking names around, [the Blue Room] hit the top of the pile, and then we just stuck with it. It just made sense, and immediately to us, it evoked blues and jazz and everything about Memphis."
Summer is just around the corner! ☀️
Visit memphis.edu/register for more info on Summer & Fall '21 registration.
⭐️ NOW HIRING!⭐️ Check out these local hospitality jobs. ⬇️
• Slider Inn is hiring Servers, Food Runners, Hosts, and Cooks. Apply in person at Midtown (M-F 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.) or Downtown (W-F 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.). No phone calls.
• Backbeat Tours is hiring for all tour guide positions (history, music, ghost, bike). They provide the training and information for all tours. Email resumés to [email protected]
• The Memphis Zoo is hiring for Culinary, Retail, Guest Services, Rides, Education, and Membership positions. Part-time, full-time positions, and internships are currently available. Interested applicants can apply at memphiszoo.org/careers.
• Hyatt Centric Beale Street Memphis is hiring for all front of house positions. Interested candidates can apply online at hyatt.com/careers.
Wishing you the best of luck this semester!💙💚💙💚💙💚
⏰ to longer and brighter days!
All UofM Shelby County and Lambuth locations will remain CLOSED on Monday, February 22, 2021.
All on-campus activities and events are canceled. Remote work and classes will continue as originally scheduled.
Lab Classes are cancelled tomorrow.
All UofM Shelby County locations and the Lambuth Campus in Jackson will be CLOSED Thursday, February 11, 2021, due to the Ice Storm Warning in effect until 12 p.m.
All on-campus activities and events are canceled. Remote work and classes will continue as originally scheduled. Classes scheduled on campus should take place remotely if possible.
The Kemmons Wilson Culinary Institute would like to announce the opening of The Blue Room on Monday, February 15th. Our restaurant, which is located at 1245 N. Germantown Parkway, Suite 101, Cordova, TN 36016, will be open Monday through Thursday between the hours of 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM. These hours coincide with classes that are learning front and back-of-house restaurant operations.
For only $9.01 you will receive prix fixe menu that includes a three-course meal consisting of your choice of soup or salad, entrée, dessert and a non-alcoholic beverage. We will be strictly adhering to all Covid-19 restrictions and safety practices and are limiting our dining room to only 5 tables per day (20 guests maximum).
Since the classes that are executing lunch service end at 1:00 PM, please ensure that you are in the restaurant and seated by 12:00 Noon.
* Tables are limited to four (4) people.
* We do require all guests to enter through the front door (facing Germantown Parkway) and complete our Covid-19 tracing survey that is located at the main entrance.
* Everyone must keep their facemask on at all times when not enjoying food and drinks.
For reservations, please follow the attached link.
We will send you confirmation of your reservation within 2 business days.
We will send you a reminder, along with a link for payment, within 48 hours of your reservation.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to email us at [email protected].
Thank you and stay safe!
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Got an interest in business or hospitality? If your answer is yes, our next Tiger to Tiger Alumni Networking Event just for you! This event will take place Thursday, February 11th at 6 pm, and will feature special guests from Fortune 500 companies like Autozone and International Paper.
This virtual event is the perfect opportunity to get unique insight and advice about the careers available to you after you graduate from some of our top UofM alumni. Register at https://apply.memphis.edu/portal/tiger2tiger
What a wonderful event!
Final prep to go live at 5pm for our “Cooking It Up with Chef D’ Arthur: UofM Alum & Private Chef to Professional Athletes”. Super exciting!
We proudly celebrate and honor the beginning of .
Visit https://www.memphis.edu/multiculturalaffairs/bhm.php for the schedule of all virtual events happening this month.
Next Thursday, in collaboration with the Kemmons Wilson Culinary Institute, we will be Cooking It Up with Chef D.Arthur! Students, make sure to pick up a meal kit Feb 1st and 2nd at the Holiday Inn on campus 11:30am-1:30pm so you can cook along with Chef D.Arthur. Supplies are limited so come early.
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