Study international hotel management at Vatel Bordeaux
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Vatel Bordeaux welcomes students from all over the world who follow the renowned Bachelor or MBA programs in French or English.On both campuses, an international life is lived daily and allow our future graduates to develop during their studies an open mind and an undeniable curiosity.
students left to discover new horizons
students welcomed at Vatel Bordeaux
Across from the Cité du Vin| 9 classrooms including 6 tailorable classrooms | 1 IT high tech room | 1 auditorium Magellan (90 seats) | 1 tasting room 35 seats (wine and spirits) | 1 multi-media library | Free Wi-Fi
Focus on our 4 eco-friendly hotel & our restaurant
Internships and jobs assistance
Summer jobs assistance
(a tour of the city, an orientation day, team-building activities, etc.)
Our hotel & catering partners
Hyatt Hotels & Resorts | Crowne Plaza | Fairmont Hotels & Resorts | Four Seasons | Hilton Hotels | Kempinski | Mandarin Oriental | Radisson| Marriott | Regent | Sofitel |The Ritz Carlton | ShangriLa | Westin Hotels & Resorts
1st hotel school certified «European Ecolabel» in 2016 and recertified in 2018.
Our priority is to prepare the future young professionals to adhere to the Social Responsibility of the Educational Enterprise (RS2E) and the best way to achieve this is to give them the opportunity to apply daily the good practices of sustainable development in our entities.
Our first priority: An inclusive sense of service. We are committed to
training our students to duly and warmly welcome every guest, including
guests with a hearing, visual, mental or motor disability.
Our blind dinner organized regularly at Tables Vatel with the help of the students on practicals and the participation of the association “Group for the Integration of People with Physical Disabilities” * (GIHP) perfectly illustrates this desire.
Campus les Halles
Campus les Chartrons
4 Cours du Médoc 33070 BORDEAUX
Tram B : Cours du Médoc stop
Bus: 45 - Cours du Médoc stop
Parking : Paid Q-Park Bordeaux Quai des Marques
Tel : +33 (0)5 56 01 78 08
Advisors in Financing, with a higher education degree in banking, former bank director, has been at Vatel for over 20 years.
A professional wine-taster - Graduated from the Bordeaux CCI IPC Wines & Spirits and the Bordeaux DUAD Faculty of Oenology - has been a professor for 19 years.
A profession in tourism courses - A Sorbonne alumnus in History-Geography and History of Art - has taught at Vatel Bordeaux for 23 years .
A trainer and auditor since 2010 - 24 years of experience in France and Canada in the hotel industry in operational and strategic departments (Accor, Sodexo).
A Consultant in Geopolitics - Specialist in current geopolitical stakes - A Business Facilitator in international relations and negotiation for 10 years.
An entrepreneur - Strategic and operational management in Mexico, France and Switzerland - 11 years of experience - A Lausanne Hospitality Management School alumnus.
Bachelor : second year classes in English
Sales and Marketing Manager - 20 years of experience as a sales manager in various hotel chains.
Diplômée du bachelor ‘Manager en hôtellerie internationale’ à Vatel Bordeaux, Capucine Dufreche a rejoint AccorInvest au poste d’Assistante Ressources Humaines. Elle explique les raisons de sa venue au sein de l’école bordelaise du Groupe Vatel.Read more
The hospitality and tourism industry puts people in touch with an ever-increasing and constantly changing world, making it the only one of its kind.
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Hello, my name is Adrien, I'm from Dax, in the Landes. I'm currently a 3rd year student at the Vatel Bordeaux school. Today, I am going to share with you the addresses not to be missed.Read more
According to the findings of our latest survey, the future executives of hotel and tourism sectors seem utterly optimistic. They are aware of the challenges awaiting them in the future: robots and sustainable development.Read more
Currently in her 3rd year at Vatel Bordeaux, Sasha Santagati showcases the attractiveness of the city of Bordeaux. Its vibrant bar scene, renowned festivals and its proximity with the ocean makes it a top destination amongst young learners.
In a few years, must-see spots sprang up in Bordeaux for live music lovers. Here is a selection of our favorites.
I am a 3rd year student at Vatel Bordeaux and I am originally from Lyon. Today, I'm going to share with you the addresses that I think are worth a visit in Bordeaux.Read more
Geneviève Clastres, journalist at autrement.com, discussed the stakes, the advances and the prospects of sustainable tourism during the Futurum dedicated to the future of the hotel and restaurant industry.Read more
The organic wine market in France is growing very quickly. In seven years, the turnover has tripled.
As part of the year of its 25th anniversary, Vatel Bordeaux organized a charity dinner on Friday 29th November 2019 to support the association AFEV Bordeaux at the InterContinental Bordeaux - Le Grand Hotel.Read more
Serving others is a priceless quality in the hospitality industry, but not just there. Students with a degree in hotel management are attractive to employers: their qualities make them champions in all types of professions.Read more
Currently studying in my second year of International Hotel and Tourism Management in Vatel Bordeaux, originally from Besançon, I am happy to share my good plans in Bordeaux with you.Read more
As part of the 1st forum on the future of Hotel and restaurant sector, Henrich Fitger, a renowned architect, discusses the outlook of hotels from now until 2050: Smart objects will prevail, but counter-alternatives will also flourish…Read more
Vatel Bordeaux and Opinion Way undertook the 1st significant international survey, covering 3 1116 hotel management students from 96 nationalities.Read more
The 26th Eurhodip conference took place in Istanbul from October 16 though 20th, with the theme “Together, let’s build bridges.” Roughly a hundred participants from 25 countries and 35 schools attended this event.Read more
Vatel Bordeaux will organise, on the 29th of November, in collaboration with Intercontinental Bordeaux – le Grand Hôtel, a 5-star dinner sponsored by Guy Savoy, in support of the AFEV student association.Read more
During the Forum 2019 on the future of the Hotel and Restaurant sector, the co-founder of Kanopée Koncept, François Millet discussed the status and the stakes of urban farming in our society.Read more
During the Forum on the future of Hotel-Restaurant sector organized by Vatel Bordeaux on October 10th, Sophie Lacour tackled Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its impact on the tourism sector.Read more
Vatel Bordeaux school hosted an anniversary dinner on the closing day of the first edition of the Forum for the Future of Hotel and Restaurant sector, held on October 10th.
With schools throughout the world, nearly four decades of development, the art of hospitality raised to its highest level... And at the heart of the curriculum that made the group’s world recognition: the professors, heralds of Vatel pedagogy.Read more
In order to ease the integration of new students, Vatel Bordeaux introduces the Vatel Bordeaux Quest. An innovative concept that includes riddle solving activities while discovering unusual or familiar spots in Bordeaux.Read more
Senior F&B Instructor at Vatel Bangkok, Isabelle Ferchaud is also the Vatel application restaurant Manager.Read more
I am a second year MBA student at Vatel Bordeaux, I come from Lomme. Take a look at my selection of cool places to enjoy with friends in Bordeaux or its outskirts.Read more
From July 27 to August 17, Benjamin & his team will participate in the 6th edition of Europ'Raid, the first Europe-wide recreational car race of its kind, involving 750 participants.Read more
As a 2nd year student at Vatel Bordeaux, I come from Tours. Today, I suggest you a list of activities to do and discover in this beautiful region of Bordeaux.Read more
Each year our Group School directors, getting together for the Vatel International Convention, use today’s experiences to continue to invent tomorrow’s schools for our future hospitality professionals.Read more
I am a student in my 2nd year of a bachelor’s degree program at Vatel Bordeaux and was also born and raised in Bordeaux. And now, I want to give you my suggestions of things to do and discover in my region.Read more
Three of the 132 artists who entered our Street Art contest, on the theme of multiculturalism, took the top prizes on Wednesday 12 June at our awards evening. The Spanish artist Dyox received the Judges' Choice Award. See photos of the eventRead more
As part of the Street Art competition by Vatel Bordeaux, 35 works out of 132 submissions are selected and will be exhibited from May 29 to June 12 at Cap Sciences.
While recently completing her International hotel Management MBA at Vatel Bordeaux, Caroline Périn is appointed Director of Pure House Hotel Ibiza at only 22! Let’s take a look at her interesting background.Read more
Well-rounded and professionalising courses, a path leading to international openings, an attractive city, all solid arguments to join Vatel Bordeaux. Carine Sauvey, Head of Admissions, discusses the assets of the school.Read more
Vatel cultivates the qualities required to be a good professional in the hospitality industry: being fluent in foreign languages, knowing how to work with other cultures... Hoteliers are attracted by Vatel students’ resumes, as Vateliens can tell us.Read more
François Perraud feels both a hotelier and a financial controller, an expertise that he likes to pass on to Vatel students.Read more
Jeremie de Fombelle has always loved resorts and has seen many of them, before coming to Mauritius. And this is where he really fell in love! But economic competition is stiff. How can you stand out, if not by the quality of your management?Read more
A professor of marketing, corporate promotion and negotiation, Sophie Lot loves adult education and teaches at Vatel Switzerland.Read more
Thanatat Boonpeng: a young Vatel graduate at Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok.Read more
The words, 'novelty, modernity and elegance,' come up again and again when Natalie Verner and Andreas Lang (students at the School of Hotel Management Pegnitz in Germany) talk about Vatel Bordeaux.Read more
Every day, Vatel students and instructors prepare for class, study, and fan the flames of their curiosity, thanks to the cutting-edge digital library provided by the ScholarVox platform. Come right this way for digital access to knowledge!Read more
Finding interns who are operational from the get-go. And even recruiting the cream of the crop of future hotel managers. This is the remit assigned to Alice Coubard (Vatel Class of 2017) at Hyatt.Read more
An MBA specializing in ecotourism opens in Madagascar. This island has all it takes to materialize this demanding approach of responsible and innovative tourism.Read more
New ideas, enthusiasm, the desire to embrace a gourmet universe: Jerome Ferrer’s story has all the ingredients that inspire the best “success stories” to strategy professors!Read more
The hospitality and tourism industries are particularly concerned by sustainable development. And what if Vatel alumni played a key part in this transition towards more environmentally friendly hotel management?Read more
Travel broadens the mind, as the old saying goes. It also leads to unconventional restaurants. Let’s meet two Vateliens who founded Le Kaya Restaurant in Tignes.Read more
Besides having a Bachelor or an MBA Vatel, what does being a Vatelien mean?Read more
Throughout their entire careers, Vatel alumni remain in touch with their schools. This is also true for Kevin Tessieux, who has never forgotten that he was also once a student, and who now shares this knowledge with students today.Read more
Chahrazade Baroudi, a Vatelien since 2013, describes her job as Marketing and Communication Manager in IDAM, Alain Ducasse’s restaurant on the top floor of the Doha Museum of Islamic Art, in Qatar.Read more
Future hospitality professionals, welcome to Vatel’s 100% management simulation serious game! For an entire week and on three continents, MBA students met the challenge of managing a 4-star hotel and a resort in the Indian Ocean. The winners are...Read more
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The 25th Eurhodip conference, which Vatel took part in, took place in Croatia. Targeting responsible tourism, this conference allowed participants to have more information on opening higher education courses in the field of sustainable development.Read more
Designed to address the needs of the global hospitality industry, the Marco Polo program strengthens the international profile Vatel students have and has just received the prestigious Best Innovation in an Educational Program Award.Read more
Graduated in 2011, Alexis Bouche began his career in England. Six years later, he returned to France and is now the Sales Manager of the 5-star hotel, Villa Maïa.Read more
Vatel Bordeaux constantly strives to get its students acquainted with eco-responsible practices such as environmental awareness, waste management and help them support local producers.Read more
Boosting students’ integration and supporting the student council are the main tasks of Chloé Cassagne, head of Student Affairs department at Vatel Bordeaux.Read more
Nearly 40 years old, and now 50 campuses in 32 different countries: Vatel Group opened its first school in Paris and is continuing to grow and duplicate its innovative educational concept in schools abroad.Read more
Pierre Mettelin, Professor of Oenology at Vatel Bordeaux, completed a ten-day trip to the Anhui Region of China last October, visiting the University of Huangshan with which Vatel signed a cooperation agreement in 2014.Read more
Vatel Bordeaux is very proud of its students’ results, with 16 of its 25 MBA students graduating with merit in 2015. This year the girls lead the field, among them our top student, Alexandra Terrier, who has taken second place out of all the studentsRead more
Food and beverage manager and sommelier at Les Tables Vatel in Bordeaux, Julien Borreil likes to learn and discover.
Trained at Vatel Nimes ten years ago, Chloe Wu has a brilliant career in China. She no longer works in the hospitality industry, but has not forgotten her passion of hospitality and service...Read more
The Vatel International Research Center in Hotel and Tourism Managementhas just published the 10th edition of its Journal, which targets research and reflections on changes taking place in the hospitality and tourism industries.Read more
Curiosity, humility, team spirit... A Vatelien shares his commitment to values his school transmitted to him.
Currently, in her 2nd undergraduate year, Océane Pilot has already and repeatedly experienced the power of the alumni network of Vatel Bordeaux. Testimonial.Read more
The same international spirit that students have Vatel and 4 students in nursing undertake a humanitarian project in Madagascar.Read more
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.Read more
The most senior representatives in the international hospitality industry give Vatel the Best School Hospitality Award. An entire profession thus acclaims them.Read more
Learning the skills needed to be a manager, quick employability, international careers... Vatel, the passport that gets you hired. See the video.Read more
Vatel Bordeaux Academic Director Ludovic Glorieux presents his missions and a complete overview of the strengths and challenges for the Vatel Group entity in Gironde.
Today, “fast” is a key word for many people: the clock is ticking and things must get done quickly. It is in this context that fast food appeared, with the consumer’s need to eat quickly.Read more
Geoffrey Pédemay (President) and Andy Gallo (in charge of marketing) provide valuable advice on the organization of the Gala. They also look back on their year as members of the Student Office. Interview.
Are you dreaming of opening your own hotel? It’s possible, but you have to be prepared. Don’t worry, we’re here to walk you through it.Read more
Claudia Verver y Vargas, who teaches corporate strategy at Vatel Bordeaux, was born in Mexico and tells us more about Mexican gastronomy, which is a part of Unesco’s cultural heritage, for Tables Vatel’s Mexican Week.
With an MBA in International Hotel Management, Agathe Roger is now the Supervisor at the Executive Lounge in the London Marriott Grosvenor Square Hotel, a 5* hotel with 237 rooms. Let's have a look at her success story.
Vatel, which trains managers in the international hospitality industry, allows students with a two-year vocational degree to take MBA courses, regardless of their previous majors, thanks to a one-year scale-up class.
After having moved in 2015 from the Cité Mondiale to the Chartrons District, the branch of the Vatel Group has opened a second location near to Les Halles and the Cité du Vin.
Today, Alexandre Piquer and Tanguy Fourquade (M3B in Vatel Bordeaux) are finally leaving for the 4L Trophy. Why are they participating in the largest 100% student rally in Europe? What challenges will they have to overcome? Where will they be going?Read more
A MAXimum of quality, a MAXimum of conviviality, a MAXimum of novelty: these are goals of the Vatelien, Mathias Cadet, at the launch of his second connected bistro “Max à Table,” in Bordeaux.Read more
Lucia Song was born in Seoul. She just finished her International MBA in Wine & Spirits Management at Vatel Bordeaux as the Valedictorian. Let’s have a look at her schooling.
Portrait - Eric Pourtau-Mondoutey, who started his job just three months ago, has already imposed his style and won his students’ hearts.
The Vatel Bordeaux Hotel, completely equipped to facilitate access to people suffering from a hearing, visual, mental or physical disability, confirms its commitment to promote tourism for all.
(In Vietnamese: don’t hesitate to join the Vatel family!) They were respectively born in Vietnam, Malaysia and Finland. Let’s meet Mai, Kenny and Robin, Vatel Bordeaux students and globe-trotters.
William Ribault, 22 years old, tells us about student life in his 5th year of specialization at Vatel Bordeaux.
Hospitality has always been her vocation and Bianca Bekker is now starting her second Bachelor year, after a 4-month internship at the Vatel Bordeaux Hotel.Read more
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.
Qian Qian Wu, a Chinese second year MBA student, gives us her opinion on her schooling and life in Aquitaine.Read more
As he is about to leave on the Marco Polo program in the Philippines, Romain de Charnacé, a Vatel Bordeaux student, gives us some tips to prepare such a trip.Read more
Sandra Pasteur, the mother of Océane, a young student in 1st year of Bachelor Degree tells us about the gratification of her daughter after her entry at Vatel last November.
From 4 to 7 November, Jean-Pascal Paubert, board member of the "Union de la Sommellerie Française in Bordeaux", was a judge at the 3rd competition organised by the International Sommelier Association (ASI), in Hong Kong.
Currently studying in Foundation Year, this young student gives us her first impressions about her life in Bordeaux.
Even before beginning the 1st year of her Bachelor’s degree course at the college, Sibylle had already decided to take part in the Marco Polo programme, without knowing what her destination would be.Read more
After teaching courses qualifying students for a BTS advanced vocational diploma in tourism, Marie-Fleur joined the team of Vatel professors in October 1994. She is one of the school's pioneers.