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Lecture by Mr. Donald Batal

Date: April 11th, 2013

The School of Tourism & Hotel Management at the University of Balamand hosted two guest speakers from the company Ministry of Food S.A.L.; the owner and founder Mr. Donald Batal and the Human Resources Generalist, Mrs. Hana Arida Zavzavadjian.  The company Ministry of Food includes brand names such as, Classic Burger Joint, Tomatomatic which is a pizza delivery concept, and Café Diem.

Mr. Batal started the session with a discussion about "turning a concept into a business".  He gave the students an overview of his career with the type of leadership skills required to open a successful restaurant.   As for the second part of the session, Mrs. Zavzavadjian informed the students about career and development opportunities at the company.  Mr. Batal was able to influence students positively because of his love and passion of the business.  He showed students that success is based on a strong desire to learn through research, as well as, the profitability of a business depends on your team full potential and passion.

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