In 1981 the first Vatel school opened in Paris. A promising first crop, as this campus was quickly followed by ones in Lyon (1984), Nimes (1989) and Bordeaux (1994). With French roots, where Vatel Group was born, these four schools saw their peers bloom abroad, as of the beginning of the 21st century.
Today, Vatel Group operates on four continents and cultivates the French art of hospitality, teaching it to students throughout the entire world. They all attend Vatel with the same dream: pursuing a career in the international hospitality industry. This passion is the lifeblood that nourishes all our fledgling students year after year, becoming exceptional and dynamic professionals in the hospitality industry. Talented, engaged, curious, open-minded, our Vatel students can count on everyone involved in their schooling: each one helps to fructify the Vatel spirit in them, developing the seeds of tomorrow’s managers and helping them to bloom where they are planted.
Just like a tree that adds additional rings to its trunk each year, Vatel Group has grown little by little, campus after campus, becoming the 1st Worldwide Hotel and Tourism Management Business School Group. A model of development which also includes our alumni network: one class after another, it grows to establish a living and priceless network, both for students as well as for Vateliens.
Present all over the world while never forgetting its roots, helping tomorrow’s talents to bloom while supporting an ever-changing industry, Vatel Group is cultivating, like an attentive gardener, hardy perennials with strong ramifications in hospitality traditions.
In early September, the MBA students specializing in "Finance & Project Development" have made their return. We went to meet one of them and got some feedback.Read more
As part of its "tea, wine and culinary art" event, the Swiss Dojo Center opened its doors to students from Vatel Switzerland for a week of discovering the Valais region as well as various distinct flavors that tea, wine and gastronomy have to offer.Read more
Announced a few months ago, Vatel was undergoing the steps to becoming accredited as an “Ecole Supérieure”. As of October 12th 2018, it has successfully achieved this accreditation!Read more
On September 1st, on Vatel Switzerland’s campus, 86 newly graduated Vatelians, received their diplomas by the famous Swiss Mountaineer, Mr. Jean Troillet.Read more
On Monday morning, 80 new students arrived at Vatel Switzerland. The intake week was the occasion for these fresh new Bachelors to discover the school, the area, and to well prepare themselves for the academic semester ahead.Read more
September marks the return of our 2nd and 3rd year students from their internships. We talk to one of them to get the scoop on their experience!Read more
Robin Beney and Matthias Le Large, two 3rd year students, came in first place in the annual creative challenge of the Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne out of over 40 participating hospitality management schools.Read more
Human Resources Director of one of the most beautiful Swiss Palaces, Florence Vialletel talks about her professional experiences, and Vatel students that she recruits for internships.Read more
After two days of auditing, the Vatel School in Martigny received the Swiss Eduqua label, recognizing its certification as a continuing educational institution.Read more
Vatel Switzerland is launching it's new MBA specialization Finance.Read more
On the special occasion of the launch of Vatel Switzerland’s new MBA Program, Marc Forestier, the Program Director and graduate of HEC Paris, gave us an interview.Read more
The 5th edition of the Graduation Ceremony takes off with a prestigious sponsorship and this year’s Event Ambassador, Mr. Leonard Gianadda.Read more
Une sélection d’étudiants de Vatel Martigny se sont distingués par leurs compétences à l’occasion du plus grand meeting aérien de Suisse organisé du 15 au 17 septembre 2017.Read more
MBA student, Aubane Rietsch, made her dreams come true by obtaining the position of Sales and Marketing Trainee.Read more
Vatel Switzerland had the honor to welcome the members of the executive management of the prestigious luxury hotel chain for the placement of trainees and the recruitment of their future international executives for their 5* Hotel in Paris.Read more
Laura Pasquier explains her latest internship opportunityRead more
Cynthia Abi Khalil and Antoine Swaelus, 2nd year students of the bachelor international class, worked during 5 weeks of their practical courses to organize the gastronomic fortnight Vatel international cuisine under the theme of Belgium.Read more
Three of our 3rd year students of the international class worked during their last practical week in order to gather students with their families around one royal family table, to enjoy a lovely dinner with a warm cozy atmosphere.Read more
Florence Delhaise, class of 2015 has won the 2017 Bucherer Trophy for the best receptionist in SwitzerlandRead more
Vatel Switzerland’s newest Event Ambassador reaches the summit!Read more