What’s new in Nimes?
The Vatel Nimes Hotel has been completely revamped, after a three-year renovation period. The Vatel in Nimes application structure, this four-star hotel is a unique training venue, where students work with real clients every day.
Are hotels, tomorrow’s art galleries?
Vatel Group is proud to support the 14th edition of the Lyon Contemporary Art Biennial. The occasion to remember that both the hospitality industry and the artistic world are venues of emotions, sharing and cultural exchanges.
Marco Polo: a wealth of experiences
Back from a year at Vatel Manila with the Marco Polo program, Natacha Thevenot was the Valedictorian for her Bachelor year: she tells us more about how this fantastic experience impacted her student life and professional future.
An international career as her goal
A Vatel Madagascar student, Fitiavana decided to come to Vatel in France for her second year, to gain maturity and discover what living in a big city is like.
Vatel Bordeaux partners with Kedge for the second L’Étiquette competition
The Blind Tasting Challenge, founded by Kedge in 2016; the 2nd edition of the L’Etiquette competition took place in March at Vatel.
They’re in the finals!
Ranked in the first 10 out of 140 participants, three Vatel students will take part in the “Négociales” Grande Finale.
The Club Med at Vatel
David Lecomte, the Europe-Africa Villages Human Resources Manager, tells us bout his meeting with Vatel students.
Resorts & Palaces
Based in Mauritius, Xavier began his schooling at Vatel and gained experience in our school’s partner resorts. The following year he would leave with the Marco Polo program, to Vatel Paris, to discover a completely different hotel category.
Vatel prepares its arrival in Nantes
Jules Baralo and Antoine Billon, two Vatel Lyon students, were at the Fomathèque student fair from January 27 to 29 to speak about their courses.
Vatel Bordeaux wins the 2016 Vatel International Business Game
The Notorious Five team was the winner in this management simulation serious game.
Tours and secret passageways
Because 4, 3 or 2-star hotels are not managed the same way, Vatel Nimes students toured two Ibis hotels in town.
Vatel awards the “Jury’s Best Pick Trophy”
A partner of the Tourism Trophies, Karine Benzazon, the General Director, awarded the “Lion Coup de Coeur” Trophy as a jury member. More on this event.
Vatel Bordeaux, a leading player in sustainable development and CSR
Vatel Bordeaux, in July 2016, was the first hospitality management school with an Ecolabel certified application hotel. An approach included in a global educational project.
Three quotes from a Valedictorian
Anna, the top student for the 2016 MBA Vatel alumni, tells us what she thinks.
The greatest satisfaction after teaching for 15 years
Pierre Laroche, newly retired, tells us his best memories as the Head Vatel Paris Restaurant professor.
All new for the 2016 academic year!
The Vatel Lyon application restaurant underwent a facelift this summer. Information and photos...
Vatel’s oral exam
Each year, Vatel broadcasts on Campus Channel for a live oral exam by candidates looking for higher education: one hour of questions and answers live to discover Vatel from an insider’s point of view.
Collector! You’ll never guess what we dug up: a video of Vatel students dating back ten years!
Times are changing, Vatel courses too
A professor at Vatel, Chris Ward answers our questions on hotel management in today’s digital world.
What does a Vatel student learn in a week in the kitche [...]
Vatel isn’t a school that trains Chefs! So why do we see students wearing chef’s hats?
Excellent Vatel restaurants
With a classification of over 9/10 as well as the “Exceptional Table” title, customer in Vatel Paris, Nimes and Lyon Restaurants are extremely satisfied and they say this on TheFork.com
What do they have to say about Vatel?
From the testimonial of a candidate to that of a Vatelien, without forgetting student interviews, Vatel TV investigates this...
The hospitality industry as a line of work, Vatel as a school, Paris as a destination and Human Resources as a job: Laura Benedetti, a 2015 graduate, has built a robust and coherent resume over the years...
Living the Biennial together
Battles between artists, experimental dances, a gigantic parade, etc. Just like courses at Vatel, the Dance Biennial is not just a spectator sport: you live it and experiment with it!
My daughter wants to work in hospitality and I support [...]
Agnes Desmas, who manages a luxury goods clothing store, is above all, a mom. She’ll tell us how she supported the choice that her daughter, Alizee, who is in her fourth year at Vatel, made for her studies.
4 alumni from 4 French Schools working in the same hote [...]
You find Vateliens wherever you go! The testimonial of the Radisson Blu Nantes Hotel Director will tell you more here...
London: A Vatelien’s great tips
Have you planned to go to England? Your tour guide’s name will be Yannick Godfrind. He’s a Vatel Nimes alumnus and has worked for over two years as the Duty Manager in a five-star hotel in London. Let’s follow him...
Ten good reasons to leave with Marco Polo
A traveler - salesman - ambassador, Marco Polo introduced Asia, at that time nearly unknown, to Europe. This inspirational fate has given its name to Vatel’s international exchange program, where students can study at another Vatel campus for a year.
Do, re, mi, Annecy
The daily challenge luxury hospitality faces? Philippe Gourgaud, a Vatelien, believes that you have to know how to continuously adapt yourself, invent experiences and bring them to life: this is what he does every year for the festival in Annecy.
The one who succeeded...
And what if Thomas Matteï’s years at Vatel was a TV series? He answers right away: Friends! And here’s a new episode: The one who... is now the Bristol Paris Sales and Marketing Coordinator.
Vateliens: a huge global family
With many different exciting careers, Vatel alumni make up a huge international network. Committed to their school and its values, they like hosting Vatel students for their internships.
Success in Tel Aviv !
A unique concept taking the best of both worlds from renting apartments and staying in hotels, the Sweet Inn startup is opening entities all throughout the world. At the head of her Sweet Inn in Tel Aviv, the Vatelien Dana Hamisha, tells us about her job.
Professionals partners speak about Vatel
Yves Murdy, who has been the Sofitel So Bangkok director for the past three years, speaks about how he worked closely with Vatel when he was in Thailand.
A Vatelien in Amsterdam
Like Francois Vatel did before her, Isabel supervises the banquets in one of the most beautiful hotels in the world. A 2016 alumnus, she tells us about the years she spent at Vatel, her job and her life in the Netherlands.