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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...


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Sault to host ag networking event
The Rural Agri-Innovation Network in Sault Ste. Marie will host a networking event geared towards stakeholders in the food and agriculture industry.The Growing Connections event will take place on May 11 at the Willow Teaching Restaurant at Sault College.It’s geared toward farmers, producers (in...
Province investing in Northeastern Ontario agriculture
Northeastern Ontario’s agriculture industry is the beneficiary of some provincial funding.The Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) is investing $175,000 in three projects in the Algoma region.The Northern Ontario Garlic Farm is receiving $106,000 to establish a garlic farm on St. ...
Construction to begin on condos this spring
Last fall, when Amit Sofer presented his blueprints for Riverwalk Condominiums along Sault Ste. Marie’s waterfront, he was warned he’d have a difficult time selling housing units based on plans alone. But six months after opening a sales office downtown, the numbers show a different story.“We p...
Tire recycler aiming for commercialization
Within six months, Ellsin Environmental’s tire-recycling facility could reach commercialization, a culmination of four years of research and development at the Sault Ste. Marie-based plant.Over the last eight months, the company has been seeking out end users for the carbon black, oil and steel...


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