Aqua Restaurant Group Visits College in Search of New Talent

Marcos Kapulno, Learning and Development Manager for The Aqua Group, who have a collection of bespoke restaurants and bars in London, Beijing and Hong Kong visited Walsall College Level 3 Hospitality and Catering students as part of their UK tour to find new talent.

Marcos gave a presentation about the current employment opportunities in the UK hospitality industry and gave guidance on how students can make themselves stand out in the competitive sector.

In addition, he also gave an overview of the group’s history and how they have established a successful brand, available careers, the employee benefits they offer and their internal progression scheme.

Hospitality Lecturer at Walsall College, Victoria Lynn, said: “The students were very inspired by the talk as well as the images of the restaurants, showcasing the stylish and contemporary interiors. We are delighted the prestigious restaurant group selected Walsall College as part of its recruitment drive.”

All the students have been offered interviews with The Aqua Group who operate a restaurant and bar in London’s iconic Shard building.

About Association of Colleges West Midlands

AoC West Midlands promotes and supports the interests of 38 general further education, sixth form and specialist colleges throughout the West Midlands region. The West Midlands is a diverse region and our colleges reflect this diversity. From small specialist colleges in rural locations to large inner city establishments, colleges reflect the needs of their local environment. Working closely with employers, learners and the local community, our 38 member colleges offer a broad range of flexible learning opportunities for individuals at all levels. They aim to give local people the skills they need for success and prosperity, tackling barriers to learning and providing opportunities that meet the needs of individuals and employers
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