Where is Everyone?

An ongoing list of where graduates have been offered employment all over the world

Fairmont Southampton, Southampton, Bermuda

Air Canada, Canada
Bank of Montreal, British Columbia, Canada
Bank of Nova Scotia, Squamish, British Columbia, Canada
Best Western Hotel, Richmond, British Columbia, Canada
Blue Horizon Hotel, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Burberry, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Caffe Artigiano, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Calhoun's Bakery Cafe, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Canadian Forces, North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Carmana Plaza, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Chateau Beauvallon, Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, Canada
Cin Cin Restaurant, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Coast Coal Harbour Hotel, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Coast Edmonton Plaza Hotel, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Coast Restaurant, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Comet Strip, Richmond, British Columbia, Canada
Comfort Inn Vancouver Airport, …

Sauvignon Blanc Day at the College

Did you know that there is an International Sauvignon Blanc Day? It is celebrated annually in the Wine Country in New Zealand with wine tastings, dinners, visits to the wineries and cellars. It’s a great event for all wine lovers to enjoy the diversity of tastes that can be driven from one grape variety. We decided to follow New Zealanders’ tradition, and organized a Sauvignon Blanc Day of our own giving the students an opportunity to try several wines made of this world-famous grape.
Sauvignon blanc originates from the Bordeaux region of France but nowadays is planted in many of the world's wine regions, producing a crisp, dry, and refreshing white varietal wine. Nowadays it’s widely cultivated in France, Chile, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, the states of Washington and California in the US. 

Depending on the climate, the flavour can range from aggressively grassy to sweetly tropical. In cooler climates, the grape has a tendency to produce wines with noticeable …

Let’s Start June with Rosé

It’s summertime, the best season for the light and refreshing rosé wine that is becoming widely appreciated among wine lovers for its subtle flavours and, of course, for its soft pink colour. This is the perfect wine for bringing to a picnic in the park or for a backyard barbeque. With our beautiful tradition of weekly wine tastings, last Friday our students got a chance to try several types of rosé from France, Italy and Canada and to learn more about the way rosé is made and how its taste and colour may differ depending on various factors.
Winemakers create a rosé wine by juicing red grapes and then allowing the juice to soak with the skins for a very short period, usually only two to three days. As soon as the juice begins to take on the beautiful pink colour the winemaker desires, the skins are removed and the juice is allowed to ferment, creating delicious rosé. Rosé wines can be made from a wide range of grapes and can vary from highly dry to sweet, from still to sparkling.

Learn More About Bordeaux

Everyone has certainly heard about Bordeaux and world known wines of this region. The luckiest ones may have even tried them before. But how much do you actually know about Bordeaux wines? The majority of them are red. They can be quite expensive. And they come from France and its most famous winemaking region. If it’s all you can tell about Bordeaux, then it’s a good idea to come to one of the workshops on fine wines we conduct regularly for our students on Fridays. The next one will all about Bordeaux.

At the workshop students of Imperial Hotel Management College will have an opportunity to upgrade their skills of wine appreciation and recognition, become familiar with the diversity and complexity of the world of fine wines, learn more about the history and winemaking traditions of Bordeaux and get profound understanding of six wine families and styles in the largest wine growing areas in France. And of course they will have a chance to try several wine vintages and feel the diffe…

Ultimate Wine Tasting Experience at California Wine Fair

On April 9th, 2018 our students and faulty attended the California Wine Fair which is an all-inclusive, walk around wine tasting event where wine lovers have an elite opportunity to sample wines and meet numerous vintners and winery personalities from the Golden State. Upon entrance, participants gained full access to try an incredible selection of California wine at the various stations throughout the room. Each ticket included admission, access to all wines being poured and light hors d’oeuvres.
Over 100 wineries signed up for the fair this year, so our students had a great chance to learn and educate themselves about the wines from California. Currently, the state accounts for nearly 90 percent of American wine production. If California were a separate country, it would be the world's fourth largest wine producer. Today there are more than 1,200 wineries in the state, ranging from small boutique wineries to large corporations with distribution around the globe. 
Over one hundred …

Exciting Opportunity to Work at Sutton Place Hotel

One of the main reasons why Imperial Hotel Management College stands out among other hospitality schools in Vancouver is that we provide our students with an opportunity to get work experience through practicum training. We have partnerships with major high-end hotels in the city and are happy to let our students get on-the-job training in all hotel departments while they are completing one of the programs at our college.
This spring some of our students were lucky to get an opportunity to practice their skills and knowledge at Sutton Place Hotel in Vancouver. Sutton is a vivid example of a group of luxury properties in North America, with a distinct European flair. Each hotel is carefully selected for proximity to the business, financial, and entertainment centres in every city or destination that the group is located within. Each hotel is distinctly different in style while offering timeless elegance and exceptional service.

With hotels in Edmonton, Revelstoke Mountain Resort, an…

Proud to Support Vancouver Fashion Week

Imperial Hotel Management College has been supporting the Vancouver Fashion Week for over a decade, and we are proud to participate in its 31st season this year again. Between March 20th – March 25th 2018 IHMC students will volunteer at the David Lam Hall in downtown Vancouver to make the event a success. Complimentary tickets for current and graduated students are available from Student Services.
Vancouver Fashion Week is seven days long per season and held twice a year. The event will feature over 80 shows that highlight the Fall and Winter collections of both national and international designers. This season’s line-up features brands from 15 different countries, including designers from Australia, Japan, the United States, Italy, Ghana, and of course – Canada.

VFW’s Opening Night Gala will kick the week off on March 19, giving guests a sneak preview of designer collections and several surprise showcases. Tickets can be purchased online for as low as $30 for a single show, or $350 …

Good France at le Crocodile Restaurant

A global French cultural event and food & wine celebration.
Today two faculty members and three current students, Rohan, Tatsuya and Victor joined le Crocodile restaurant for the 4th annual 2018 Good France dinner, 2000 Chefs, 2000 Menus and 5 Continents.
Le Crocodile is the top French restaurant in Vancouver, and Chef Michel Jacob prepared a 5 course dinner to celebrate French and Alsatian gastronomy.  Our group of 5 used the opportunity to deliver a mini-workshop covered basic dining etiquette and food and wine pairing. A French white Rhone, Sauturnes, red Bordeaux, as well as a dry BC riesling were tasted.
The new French Consul General, Philippe Sutter also attended to support the event.