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Qingdao Vocational and Technical College of Hotel Management Teachers Celebrate Christmas

On December 24th, in order to celebrate the traditional Western holiday Christmas, enrich the amateur cultural life of foreign teachers in our college, the International Exchange and Cooperation Department and the Culinary College jointly organized the 2015 dumplings and celebrations for all foreign teachers of the college.

The Christmas Fellowship made foreign teachers fully feel the Christmas atmosphere with a strong Chinese style in our college. Zhou Li, Director of the International Exchange and Cooperation Department, Dong Ruihu, Director of the Basic Department, and related teachers from the International Exchange and Cooperation Department, the Basic Department and the College of Culinary Sciences attended the event together with foreign teachers.

During the event, the pastry masters Zhang Guifeng and Wang Shanshan of the Culinary Institute first explained the origin and symbolic meaning of Chinese traditional cuisine, dumplings, to foreign teachers, and showed the basic method of making dumplings. Then, the foreign teachers took part in the battle with strong interest Practice, material extraction, and skinning are quite standard. When encountering inexplicable problems, the foreign teachers will also seriously consult the masters.

After some intense work, the foreign teachers tasted the dumplings just out of the pan, and were full of praise for the delicious cooking prepared by the cooking masters.

During the event, the leaders and teachers of our college also had a cordial discussion with foreign teachers and presented Christmas gifts with Qingdao characteristics to the foreign teachers. The foreign teachers expressed their gratitude for the elaborate arrangement of the college.

Celebrating Christmas for foreign teachers is a routine task in the management of foreign teachers in our college. All along, the college has been adhering to the purpose of “strengthening service awareness and creating a harmonious atmosphere”. Every major festival, special people will be sent to the foreign teachers to send festive blessings and special small gifts, and regularly organize them for special cultural experiences, strengthen Foreign teachers communicate and understand their latest needs.

This Christmas celebration has better promoted communication between foreign teachers, foreign teachers and Chinese colleagues, allowing them to feel the warmth of the festival and the care of their colleagues in foreign countries.

12月24日,为庆祝西方传统节日圣诞节,丰富我院外教的业余文化生活,体现学院烹饪特色,国际交流与合作处与烹饪学院联合,特别为学院全体外教精心策划了2015包饺子、庆圣诞联谊会,让外教在我院充分感受到了带有浓浓中国风的圣诞氛围。国际交流与合作处处长周莉、基础部主任董瑞虎、国际交流与合作处、基础部及烹饪学院相关老师与学院外教一同出席活动。

活动中,烹饪学院面点大师张桂凤、王珊珊首先为外教们现场讲解了中国传统美食——饺子的由来以及象征意义,并展示了饺子的基本制作方法,随后,外教们怀着浓厚的兴趣亲自上阵实践,取料、擀皮,一招一式颇具水准,遇到不解的问题时,外教还会认真地向大师们请教。

一番紧张忙碌的劳作之后,外教们品尝了刚出锅的饺子,对烹饪大师们调制出的美味赞不绝口。

活动期间,我院领导、教师还与外教进行了亲切座谈,并向外教们赠送了具有青岛特色的圣诞节礼物,外教们对学院的精心安排表示感谢。

为外教庆圣诞活动是我院外教管理工作中的一项常规性工作。一直以来,学院秉承“强化服务意识,营造和谐氛围”的宗旨,每逢重大节日,都会安排专人为外教送上节日的祝福和特制的小礼物,并定时定期组织他们进行特色文化体验,加强与外教的沟通交流,了解他们的最新需求。

此次庆圣诞活动更好地促进了外教之间、外教与中国同事之间的沟通交流,让其在异国他乡感受到了节日的温暖和同事亲人般的关怀。

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