"We value the relationship we have with Penn College. Working with the students and alumni has helped our staff learn and grow as well as helped the students grow professionally and personally."
- Baking & Culinary
Farrington Place is a banquet and event venue seating up to 400 people with on- and off-site catering. They have two kitchens and do in-house baking as well as off-site cooking fresh at catering locations. They also rent tents, tables, chairs, and everything under a tent and provide shuttle and hotel services.
Q&A with Farrington Place
WHAT EXCITES YOU ABOUT THE INDUSTRY YOU SERVE?
We absolutely love what we do. We are honored to be able to help our clients celebrate the best moments of their life. For most of our clients their event is a wonderful, life changing event such as a baby shower, wedding, or a special anniversary or birthday. We love providing custom catering menus as well as being able to cook fresh and on site.
WHAT DO YOU APPRECIATE MOST ABOUT YOUR COMPANY'S CULTURE/MISSION?
Our company has studied and follows the Disney principles. We put our staff first and they take care of our clients. We have a wonderful group of staff, many whom have worked here for over five years.
HOW DID YOUR COMPANY FIRST CONNECT WITH PENN COLLEGE?
We first began to work with Penn College about five years ago when we got our first intern for hospitality. Since then we've had hospitality, culinary and baking interns, one of which is still employed with our company nearly five years later.
WHY DO YOU BELIEVE PENN COLLEGE IS A SOUND INVESTMENT? WHAT HAS BEEN YOUR RETURN?
We've invested in the local community for years and found that the students who graduate from Penn College are motivated, eager to learn, and reliable. Penn College gives them an excellent foundation to grow upon.
WHAT QUALITIES DO YOU VALUE MOST WHEN RECRUITING PENN COLLEGE STUDENTS & ALUMNI?
We value respect, reliability, and eagerness to learn. We've found the students and alumni from Penn College are all of the above.
WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU SHARE WITH HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS WHO ARE CONSIDERING PENN COLLEGE?
Penn College will give you real-life experience and a solid foundation to grow upon. Penn College is a well-respected and well-rounded college. As an employer, we view a degree from Penn Colege with the utmost respect.
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