Flanagan Foodservice Recognized for Support of Conestoga College Campus Expansion
Source Foodservice & Hospitality
During a special event
held February 19, a culinary-skills lab at Conestoga College was named in
recognition of Flanagan Foodservice for its generous support of the recent
expansion and re-development project at the John W. Tibbits campus in Waterloo.
Designed to inspire the students of
Conestoga, the lab includes state-of-the-art equipment that will allow future
chefs to practice and refine the culinary techniques that will help them shape
Canada’s food industry.
“We’re very grateful for our partnership
with Flanagan Foodservice,” says Conestoga president John Tibbits. “For more
than 20 years, the company has supported scholarships and awards for Conestoga students and strengthened our programs
through involvement in our advisory committees and through the provision of
More recently, Flanagan provided a donation
to support the expansion of the Waterloo campus. The re-development project has
provided increased capacity for education and training programs to serve the
tourism sector’s urgent human-resource needs, offers new opportunities for
product development and testing and supports development of local-food culture
through demonstration kitchens and part-time courses for the broader community.
The campus also features an expanded student-run restaurant, which is open to