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Brewmaster crafts an award-winner

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Brewmaster crafts an award-winner

  He may have been up against professionals, but that didn’t stop brewmaster student Nick Bobas from crafting an award-winning beer. The 34 year old student, in his final year of Niagara College’s Brewmaster and Brewery Operations Management program, won third-place in the Great Ontario-Hopped Craft Beer Competition. Hosted by the Ontario Fruit and Vegetable […]

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Looking for Niagara’s top mixologist

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Looking for Niagara’s top mixologist

Think you know how to mix the best drink? Want to put your skills and drink to the test? Niagara’s Top Mixologist competition on Saturday, March 28 will give you that opportunity. Hospitality and tourism students at Niagara College are looking for the region’s top mixologist, and will host the mixologist competition during the college’s […]

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Students have recipe for success

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Students have recipe for success

Students from Niagara Region dominated the podium at Niagara College’s 11th annual High School Cookoff Tuesday. The cookoff drew 64 secondary students from 23 schools across Ontario, including Toronto, Ajax, Brantford, Pickering and Peterborough. The event, held at the college’s Canadian Food and Wine Institute, included two competitions: baking and culinary. Both were judged by […]

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College students to help others

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College students to help others

A group of Niagara College students are headed to Ecuador to participate in a community build project in the Amazon rainforest. Jim Norgate, program coordinator from the college’s Police Foundations program, is leading the group of 21 students as part of a Me to We, which provides volunteer travel experiences to help empower young people […]

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Food lover’s delight at Decadence

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Food lover’s delight at Decadence

It was a food lover’s delight at Niagara College’s fifth annual Decadence held over the weekend. While Decadence was a celebration of chocolate and icewine, it also featured a sweet eats barbecue, with items like rotisserie-grilled, bacon wrapped chicken thigh club roll, oak-smoked brisket, Campus ale BBQ pulled pork and more, all cooked on an outdoor […]

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Sculpted in chocolate

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Sculpted in chocolate

Paul Joachim has sculpted everything from pets, corporate leaders, a life-sized version of Marilyn Monroe to a three metre tall version of basketball star LeBron James. Saturday, at Niagara College’s Niagara-on-the-Lake campus, Joachim sculpted Junior Culinary Team Canada member Megan Proper in front of a crowd in the Canadian Food and Wine Institute’s culinary theatre. […]

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