Eleven graduates from the Diageo Learning for Life Hospitality and Bartender Course were presented with HIT Scotland Scholarships at the recent Emerging Talent conference which identifies and supports the best of Scottish hospitality talent – developing their international business awareness and helping to make Scotland the greatest hospitality nation in the world.
Mark Baird, Head of Alcohol in Society for Diageo GB said, “All of our HIT Scotland Scholarship winners have really shown outstanding dedication and an appetite to make a successful career in Hospitality and Bartending. The 11 that were chosen should be an inspiration for our next Learning for Life participants.”
A further 140 people from the hospitality industry also received Scholarships ranging from Lausanne Management courses to a Patisserie & Sugar craft Masterclasses.
Since 1994 HIT Scotland has helped those training to enter the industry and those already within, to realise their full potential. This is achieved through bursaries, scholarships, the Emerging Talent conference and other industry initiatives.