Qatar University and Potel et Chabot and Saint Clair sign MoU

Qatar University and Potel et Chabot and Saint Clair

Doha, The Gulf Observer: Qatar University (QU) and Potel et Chabot and Saint Clair, world famous catering brand, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The agreement seeks to provide QU students from the Human Nutrition Department and specifically the food safety program, excellent internship opportunities to play an active role and be part of the food safety team during upcoming sports events.

The agreement was signed by QU’s Dean of the College of Health Sciences Dr. Hanan Abdul Rahim and Head of Operations of Potel et Chabot Aurélie Ben Ghalia.

Through the MoU, QU also aims to build partnerships and enhance its role as a leader in community engagement and public service, as well as promote and support students’ academic excellence, volunteerism, community service, and leadership.

Dr. Abdul Rahim said, “I want to thank the Human Nutrition Department and the partners involved in this important initiative. The College of Health Sciences strives to give students exciting hands-on learning opportunities. With this experience, students will not only get the opportunity to apply their learning in a mega event, but they also get the chance to give back and support the community in Qatar at one of its most important moments.”

Ben Ghalia said, “Thank you to QU and the whole team for making this agreement possible. As a company with over 200 years history, Potel et Chabot and Saint Clair are a part of the events industry and event hospitality all around the world, and attach a lot of importance to legacy. We are very happy to be here today, to give this opportunity for students and to partner with Qatar University to prepare the next generation of experts in food safety management in events.”

The collaboration agreement will provide the students worldwide exposure and hands-on unique experience as part of QU education excellence themes, community engagement and commitment to provide high-quality education.

The main responsibilities of the students will be to work in coordination with Potel et Chabot and Saint Clair Hygiene & Safety Manager, Talia Salloum, to ensure the implementation of the documented procedures, food safety policies and plans, conduct regular inspections during the event operations and deal with the Ministry of Public Health, the Ministry of Municipalities inspectors and the MATCH Hospitality food safety consultants at both Central Production Unit and stadiums.