Professor William Nesto’s New Wine Book is Shortlisted for the 2016 André Simon Book Award

Chianti Classico: The Search for Tuscany’s Noblest Wine (UC Press), written by Professor William Nesto and Frances Di Savino has been shortlisted for the 2016 André Simon Book Award.  André Simon was a famously respected 20th century author writing in the gastronomy field. Each year the André Simon Memorial Fund awards two books – one on food and one on […]

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May Chow (SHA ’07) Voted Asia’s Best Female Chef 2017

Our very own @littlebaomay is officially Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants Best Female Chef of 2017! We cannot be more proud! #Asias50Best #LittleBao A photo posted by Littlebaohk (@littlebaohk) on Dec 13, 2016 at 2:29am PST Today it was announced that May Chow (SHA ’07) was voted Asia’s Best Female Chef 2017. The award is presented […]

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Chef Jacques Pépin Shares a History of His Career and the Importance of Mindfulness in the Kitchen

(November 30, 2016) – Yesterday, the Boston University School of Hospitality Administration welcomed acclaimed Chef Jacques Pépin as its first Howard Johnson Executive-in-Residence guest. Chef Pépin was joined by fellow chef and friend Jean-Claude Szurdak and William H. Weeks, the gracious supporter of the Executive-in-Residence program. Chef Pépin spent the day speaking to School of […]

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Boston University School of Hospitality Administration Launches its First Graduate Program, the Master of Management in Hospitality

  This one-year program, beginning in July 2017, will serve as a gateway into a hospitality leadership career for individuals with or without industry experience. (Boston, MA – November 15, 2016) – The Boston University School of Hospitality Administration has launched its first graduate program, the Master of Management in Hospitality (MMH). The programs first […]


The Effect of Students’ Perceptions and Learning Approaches on the Quality of Hospitality Financial Management Education

By: APOSTOLOS AMPOUNTOLAS, Ph.D. ABSTRACT Students’ perceptions and approaches to learning have been shown to be critical factors in determining the quality of the learning outcome. This is the 1st empirical study undertaken in the hospitality context to examine how students’ perceptions and approaches to learning influence the learning outcomes of their financial management courses. […]

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SHA Alumni, Kimberly Chang (SHA ’14) Makes Hotel Management Magazine “Thirty Under 30”

The School of Hospitality Administration is proud to share that Kimberly Chang (SHA ’14) was recently listed in Hotel Management Magazine’s 2016 “Thirty Under 30” list, highlighting the hotel industry’s top rising stars. Kimberly is currently a revenue management analyst at Westin Hotel and Resorts in Washington, D.C. See the full list of recipients here.

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“Be Willing to Take Risks” A Conversation with Alumni, Adolfo Fastlicht (SHA ’89)

Adolfo Faslicht (SHA ’89) is the CEO of The Lot, a lifestyle entertainment company in La Jolla, California. The Lot is a multi-cinema complex with casual upscale dining, bar, and cafe. He shares his memories of coming to BU, how he developed his current company, and advice for SHA students. In 2016, he was named Alumni of […]

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Boston University School of Hospitality Announces New Howard Johnson Executive-in-Residence Program

The Howard Johnson Executive-in-Residence Program Will Welcome Its Inaugural Guest, Chef Jacques Pépin, On November 29, 2016 (Boston – Wednesday, September 28, 2016) – The Boston University School of Hospitality Administration is proud to announce the newly established Howard Johnson Executive-in-Residence Program, beginning in fall 2016. Acclaimed Chef Jacques Pépin will serve as the first executive-in-residence on […]

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Daily Free Press: “Adapting to digital age, SHA launches app competition”

“The hospitality industry is notorious for being very slow in terms of adapting new technology,” he said after the info session. “This is just one of [many] other projects that we’re doing to get students’ [interests] so they’re very savvy about what [the hospitality industry’s] needs.” – Dean Arun Upneja On Tuesday, September 13th the […]

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