Institut Paul Bocuse, the best international innovative program

From left to right: the representative sponsor of

From left to right: the representative sponsor of "Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group", Dominique Giraudier - CEO Institut Paul Bocuse and the finalist representatives of "Taylor University" and "School for Butlers and Hospitality" - photo © WHA17

On March 5, 2018

Institut Paul Bocuse is chosen by professionals from the global hospitality industry as the best international innovative program for Hospitality, Culinary Arts and Foodservice. At the Paris Le Grand InterContinental Hotel, in front of a prestigious group of over 800 professionals from all over the world, the 18th ceremony of the Worldwide Hospitality Awards was held on the theme of innovation.

This annual event, dedicated to the best global initiatives in the hospitality industry, was chaired by Sébastien Bazin, CEO of the AccorHotels group, in the presence of Luc Chatel, former Minister of National Education, Jean-Baptiste Lemoyne, Secretary of State for the Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs and Sir David Michels, an international figure emblematic of the business.

Out of more than 150 entries in 14 categories, 40 finalists were selected, including the Institut Paul Bocuse in the Education category.
It was awarded the title of the most innovative international program against other world-renowned schools in Hospitality Management and Culinary Arts, including the Lausanne Hotel School, Vatel, IUBH and INSEEC...

The Institut Paul Bocuse welcomes over 1,000 students of over 50 nationalities, today spread over 6 international campuses. Its teaching, from the level of Bachelors to PhDs, is based on disruptive pedagogy, was rewarded by this Trophy. In 28 years, it has built a unique ecosystem of initial education, research and a center for executive education and retraining. Its international outreach strategy is based on an educational hub that it has created with the best schools and universities in the world and its network of several thousand alumni present in more than 80 countries.

Dominique Giraudier, CEO of the Institut Paul Bocuse commented:
"We are very proud of this award from industry professionals. Beyond the recognition of the level of excellence of our school as among the best in the world, it strengthens our desire to continuously adapt our education to future needs. Limiting innovation to technology is a big mistake! Putting it at the service of human and emotional excellence and putting the individual at the heart of our service activities is the major challenge of tomorrow."
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School of Management - Bachelor Culinary Arts, School of Management - Bachelor Hotel-Restaurant, School of Management - Master Culinary Arts, School of Management - Master Hotel-Restaurant, Corporate, International, Research, Executive education

Institut Paul Bocuse

Château du Vivier - Ecully - France
Tel: +33 (0)4 72 18 02 20

20, place Bellecour - Lyon - France
Tel: +33 (0)4 78 37 23 02


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