Now on its 9th year, the GSM Blueniversity Skills Showdown has become a highly anticipated event for all Hotel and Restaurant Management (HRM) students across the country. For its 2016 leg, students were treated with a whole day of topics on current trends in mixology, responsible drinking and service of alcohol. Winners for the Bartending competition received cash prizes and the overall winner of the Flairtending category will be sent by the GSM to represent the Philippines in an international competition later this year.
The College of Hospitality and Tourism Management of Jose Rizal University had won the following medals:
Silver Medal – Ms. Totchie Echeveria, a BSHRM 4th yr. student and she also won a cash prize.
Silver Medal – Ms. Jekka Koh, a BSHRM 4th yr. student l and she also won
a cash prize.
The event was held last March 7, 2016 with the professional coaching of Mr. Marlon Andaya, HTM Faculty.
The overall ranking of the said event:
JRU-HTM bagged the SECOND PLACE OVERALL among all the 16 UAAP and NCAA Schools who participated in the said event. This only means that the JRU BSHRM program really excels in Food and Beverage Services and Bartending Services.