Ken Tang has worked in the hospitality industry for over 10 years, starting in the back of the house in restaurants and hotels, then moving through various roles in front of the house including management. Armed with an understanding of the hospitality sector, Ken supports trainees on their pathways to success. Prior to joining the team at HWTC, Ken was a Literacy and Basic Skills Instructor at the Labour Education Centre and is committed to helping unemployed and underemployed workers upgrade their skills. He has taught computer classes to Hospitality workers across the GTA. With a passion for studying and understanding cultural, social, and economic factors related to humans and the environment, Ken holds a BA from Brock University in Geography and a Geographic Information System Certificate from Ryerson University.
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