GRCC In the News, 11-3-15

Morning News

Nov. 3, 2015; WZZM

Several West Michigan companies are looking for new workers, and they’re doing their hiring today in Grand Rapids and Ottawa County.

Grand Rapids Community College is holding its fall job fair today in the Wisner-Bottrall Applied Technology Center. That’s on Fountain Street northeast. Employers include Farmers Insurance, UPS, Spartan-Nash and JCPenney. GRCC students attending the fair are advised to dress professionally and bring copies of their resumes. The job fair is from 1 to 4 o’clock this afternoon.

A television screen shows: Job Fairs Today at GRCC & in Ottawa County. GRCC Fall Job Fair. Wisner-Bottrall Applied Technology Center, 151 Fountain St. NE. 1-4 p.m. today.

College trio scoop top chefs’ prize

Nov. 2, 2015; Evening Times (Glasgow, Scotland)

Scotland has triumphed for a second time in the Nations Cup International Student Culinary Competition, thanks to a team from Glasgow.

… The three-day international cooking competition, hosted in Michigan by Grand Rapids Community College’s Secchia Institute for Culinary Education, was created in 2005 to support professional and cultural learning for tomorrow’s chefs.

SICE hosts Nations Cup

SICE is hosting the biennial Nations Cup, a competition among teams of culinary students representing six countries, from October 22 to 24.

The students will showcase their skills and creativity by tackling six “mystery box” contests plus participating in a National Team Dish cookoff. You can view the action, starting at 8 a.m. October 22, through a live feed or by following #nationscup of #GRCC on Instagram and Twitter.

Starting at 8 a.m. October 22, you can catch the action through a live feed or by following #nationscup or #GRCC on Instagram and Twitter.

Teams and coaches:

  • United States, chef Sasha Ahmed.
  • Canada, chef Kevin Boyce.
  • Italy, chef Vitoantonio Mangini.
  • Mexico, chef Rodrigo Ibanez.
  • Scotland, chef Gary Maclean.
  • Barbados, chef Antonelle Colarita Byer.