Meet ‘Servi’: University of Houston Hilton College rolls out 1st restaurant-based food service robot in Houston
As dean of the University of Houston Conrad N. Hilton College of Global Hospitality Leadership, Dennis Reynolds is constantly looking for the newest technologies and innovations to keep his program front and center on the world hospitality stage. His latest find is a state-of-the-art food service robot called “Servi,” now on duty in Eric’s Restaurant at the Hilton University of Houston.
UH Moment: UH Receives $10 Million Legacy Gift from Conrad N. Hilton Foundation – Houston Public Media
The University has received a $10 million gift from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation to help the college navigate challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. This legacy gift, which creates an unrestricted endowment, will help Hilton College fulfill its mission of training the next generation of hospitality leaders. "Hilton College has become world-renowned as a leader in hospitality education and research, in no small part because of the Hilton Foundation's philanthropy," said UH President Renu Khator. Hilton College has been the beneficiary of the Hilton Foundation's generosity with gifts in excess of $95 million. Since Conrad Hilton established his hotel company in 1919, Hilton has grown to 17 brands positioned across more than 5,700 properties in 113 countries and territories.houstonpublicmedia.org
Hilton Foundation Donates $10 Million To UH Hotel Management College – Houston Public Media
The legacy gift to the UH Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management will create an unrestricted endowment. The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation donated $10 million to its namesake hotel management college at the University of Houston for scholarships, endowments, and student programs, the school announced Wednesday. The legacy gift to the UH Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management will create an unrestricted endowment. Since its founding in 1969 by hotel magnate Conrad Hilton, the foundation has given $95 million to help the Hilton College, which also operates as a full-service hotel. Peter Laugharn, president and CEO of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, said he was proud to partner with Hilton college since its beginning.houstonpublicmedia.org