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By developing a new menu and opening up its service to a wider clientele, Willow is hoping to provide its culinary and hospitality students with an even greater educational experience that will ready them for work in a variety of areas.
Sault teaching restaurant gets upgradesFor years, Willow has served as a training ground for Sault College’s culinary and hospitality students. Now, with a few aesthetic enhancements, the restaurant’s ambiance matches the high quality of items offered by the fine-dining experience.In January, the school announced changes to its teaching restaurant that include aesthetic upgrades and a new menu. Clients can order off the menu — which includes delicacies like lobster risotto and herb-crusted lamb chop — while dining in an upsc...


Sault Ste. Marie News

Essar calls 2015 “milestone year”
Essar Steel Algoma is calling 2015 a “milestone year,” after announcing the close of its fiscal year on July 27.The company reported $194.9 million in EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization), compared to a loss of $55.2 million in 2014.A highlight of the year was...
Northern rep joins provincial tourism board
A Northern voice has been added to the Tourism Industry Association of Ontario (TIAO).Ian McMillan, executive director of Tourism Sault Ste. Marie, has been elected to the board for a two-year term. Twelve other representatives join him on the board.“On behalf of TIAO’s staff and membership, I ...
Essar getting $60 million for plant upgrades
The provincial and federal governments are providing a combined $60 million in funding to help Essar Steel Algoma upgrade its Sault Ste. Marie steel mill.The funding will enable the company to adopt world-class technologies that will improve its production processes, and increase the range and ...
Conference board forecasts growth for Sault, Timmins
The Conference Board of Canada shined the spotlight on Sault Ste. Marie and Timmins as two mid-sized Canadian cities on the right track for economic growth. The report, released June 30, includes historical economic and employment data for 32 mid-sized Canadian cities. Sault Ste. Marie, Timm...


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