UT students are helping to expand the Rocky Top brand by designing products that eventually end up on store shelves.
Department of Retail Hospitality and Tourism Management News
Ann Fairhurst, head of the Department of Retail, Hospitality, and Tourism Management, was recently interviewed by WBIR-Channel 10 about the history of
The bad news: a later Thanksgiving this year means six fewer shopping days between Black Friday and Christmas. The good news, according to Ann Fairhurst, a retail professor and head of UT’s Department of Retail, Hospitality, and Tourism Management, is that consumers will likely find much better deals well into December because retailers will continue to offer steep discounts to lure shoppers in and make up for lost time.
UT’s Ready for the World Cafe continues its culinary journey with a taste of Italy on Thursday, October 10. The lunch consists of bruschetta, porcini mushroom polenta cake, pork osso bucco, and panna cotta. Cost is $12 and the faculty-staff discount does not apply. Advance tickets are required.
An effort is under way to establish an endowment scholarship fund in memory of John M. Antun, founder of the UT Culinary Institute. Wanda Costen, an associate professor in the Department of Retail, Hospitality, and Tourism Management, made the first contribution to the fund this summer. She presented a $1,000 check to Antun’s widow, Lola Antun.
Honors and awards for the university’s faculty and graduate students.
A recently released UT study shows that visitors who took whitewater rafting excursions on the Ocoee River last year pumped
Visitors who took whitewater rafting excursions on the Ocoee River last year pumped $43.8 million into the economies of the
The Knoxville News Sentinel spoke with the chefs and owners of Bella Luna Restaurant, Donna Parang and Christin Love, about
Retail, hospitality, and tourism management students will honor milk and ice cream business owner Scottie Mayfield during their annual fundraising banquet at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 16 at the Crowne Plaza in downtown Knoxville. Students will recognize Mayfield for his role in turning a family business into one of the nation’s favorite dairy brands.