Students marvel in the possibilities
Leaders in global hospitality, Delaware North, came to William Angliss Institute Melbourne campus on the hunt for students to work across some of Melbourne’s most iconic locations like Marvel Stadium and the home of the Australian Open, Melbourne Olympic Park.
The company’s Regional General Manager, Justin Cavenett, spoke to students about the endless opportunities and career progression at the hospitality giant. William Angliss Institute alumnus Nick Tiktikakis also shared his insights and touched on his impressive rise through the ranks.
In just a few short years, Nick climbed from Restaurant Manager to the Head of Food & Beverage Services at Marvel Stadium, showing our students where a career in hospitality can take you.
“William Angliss Institute gave me the grounding with skills and capabilities to do what I do today and it’s exciting thinking about what’s next,” he said.
From serving nachos in basketballs for the Boomers v Team USA match to keeping up with demand for 60cm hot dogs as the L.A. Dodgers played for Major League Baseball points at the Sydney Cricket Ground, Nick’s love for the job lies in its diversity.
“The industry is not stagnant, not the same - it’s changing all the time and it’s great to be a part of,” he said.
The possibility of serving one of Delaware North’s 500 million guests proved enticing, with over 40 students participating in event. And with the lure of working for the hospitality group as one of their 55,000 staff globally, students eagerly submitted their resumes and presented for on-the-spot interviews.
Recognising the need for career skills and support for job-seekers, Angliss provides advice, regular workshops and free resources for its students through the Careers and Employment service. The same free careers services are available for prospective students via Angliss’ Skills and Jobs Centre.