Foundation University College of Hospitality Management was hailed overall champion at the recently concluded Tourism Week Inter-School Skills Olympics held last September 25 to 29 at the main atrium of Robinsons Place Dumaguete.
CHM grabbed the top spot in several events namely: Tourism Quiz Bowl (Shaireena Lee Tiana & Kizilyn Distrito); Domestic Tour Guiding (Rohanie Macawadib); Flower Arrangement (Dwight Gutang & Myla Melody Francisco); Table Setting/ Skirting (Absalon Abante Jr. & Flora Mae Carino) and Cooking Competition (Princess Chua, Gayle Eleonor Leopoldo & Jonelle Frias).
On the other hand, they were able to win 1st runner up in the following events: International Tour Guiding (Marian Villalobos), Fruit Carving (Ralph Bulingot) and Flairtending – Male Category (Gerald Gabuco & Calvin Cancio).
Meanwhile, the college also won third spot in flairtending – female category (Mary Ellyn Solibio) and was named as Most Participative School during the Color Me Run.
Lastly, Dominic Sarito bagged the minor awards namely: Professionalism and Media Choice while Analyn Sarabillo won 2nd runner up. They represented FU for the Mr. & Ms. Tourism Ambassador Pageant.
The College of Hospitality Management and its core programs answers to the needs of the emerging market demands by training students for them to acquire skills in the field of tourism and hospitality management.