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NORTH MIAMI FLORIDA
North Miami is located in northeast Miami-Dade County, about 14 miles north of the city of Miami. The city is home to the Biscayne Bay campus of Florida International University and cultural attractions like the Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami where the North Miami BrewFest is hosted. The subtropical climate and miles of nearby sandy beaches provide a haven for outdoor recreational activities of all types and houses 11 public parks, 2 swimming pools, and 3 tennis court facilities.
FIU CHAPLIN SCHOOL OF HOSPITALITY & TOURISM MANAGEMENT
Florida International University’s Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management is the second largest hospitality school in the U.S. and is ranked as a top 10 U.S. public hospitality school and 35th in the world. The online hospitality program has consistently been ranked #1. More than 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students from across the nation and around the world choose FIU hospitality for its outstanding reputation, advantageous campus locations, expert faculty, rich curriculum, and fast-track career opportunities in the international hotel, food service, and tourism industries.
FLORIDA RESTAURANT & LODGING ASSOCIATION
The Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (FRLA) is Florida’s premier non-profit hospitality industry trade association. FRLA’s more than 10,000 members include independent hoteliers and restaurateurs, household name franchises, theme parks and suppliers. The association’s mission is to protect, educate and promote Florida’s $111.7 billion hospitality industry which represents 1.5 million employees. Dedicated to safeguarding the needs of the membership, FRLA provides legislative advocacy to ensure the voices of its members are heard and their interests are protected.
With a youthful disposition and a passion for excellence, we pride ourselves on being a vertically integrated importer, exporter, and distributor of quality food and beverage products to the retail, food service, and hospitality industries. True Grade’s mission is to strengthen and streamline the food and beverage supply chains by fostering meaningful relationships with customers and suppliers, as well as through efficient, sustainable, and mindful sourcing of quality food and beverage products.