Aug. 13, 2015; FOX 17
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — It’s a sign of economic times, but in a good way. With new restaurants opening up their doors, that means demand for qualified chefs is heating up. It’s creating more competitive wages for cooks, even those just getting into their field.
… Grand Rapids Community College’s Secchia Institute for Culinary Education said that there are more employers contacting them than there are graduating students. The school also said that wages are rapidly increasing as restaurants seek more talented cooks.
Aug. 13, 2015; Grand Haven Tribune
You can now actually major in beer.
… Grand Rapids Community College has such a certificate program in beer brewing.
(This is a column by Tim Penning.)
Aug. 13, 2015; MLive
GRAND RAPIDS, MI — From the roof of the 101-year-old Keeler Building, the view of the city’s skyline is impressive
… MLive Photographer Cory Morse had a chance to get on the roof of the Grand Rapids landmark, where he captured images of Division Avenue, the Civic Theatre, Fountain Street Church, Grand Rapids Community College and more.