Study hotel management at the Vatel School in Nantes
Attracted by its vast cultural offer and quality of life, Nantes is a city of 592,000 including 54,600 students. Built in 2018, the Vatel Nantes campus is surrounded by lush gardens and green trees.
Classes here are taught in French only
9 classrooms equipped with state-of-the-art-audio-visuel equipment | a brasserie and a Vatel Cafe open to the public | a student residence.
Nantes is thus a city where students like to live: shops and places to go right in the city center, a variety of cultural events, privileged accesses for pedestrians and bikes, etc.
Only an hour’s drive from the Atlantic Ocean’s beaches, Nantes is a city that promotes: preservation of biodiversity and air quality:
Students have access to:
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5 place Clémence Lefeuvre
BP 70407 - 44204 Nantes
The Duchesse Anne-Château stop, direction Porte de Vertou, get off at the Tripode stop
Over 100 self-service bike stations in Nantes, open 24/7.
- Pourquoi une orientation en hôtellerie restauration ? En quoi les métiers de l’hôtellerie restauration sont épanouissants ?
Au départ le hasard d'une occasion professionnelle, puis ensuite l'envie de continuer dans cet univers passionnant et d'en apprendre encore plus sur ces métiers où l'on en découvre chaque jour d'avantage. Dans lesquels avec volonté passion et travail on peut vite évoluer.
- Votre parcours en 5 dates clés
2002 Mes premiers pas dans le monde de la restauration et du service
2017 Mon premier poste à responsabilité dans l'événementiel
2010 Mon arrivée sur Nantes et au sein des Maisons Baron-Lefèvre, et la (re) découverte de la restauration
2013 Obtention de mon BTS Hôtellerie Restauration en VAE
2018 Mon arrivée au sein de l'équipe Vatel
- Votre définition personnelle de l’Esprit Vatel
Transmettre savoir, valeur et savoir faire à des étudiants formés au management hôtelier de par l'enseignement théorique comme pratique. Promouvoir les notions d'excellence et de service à la française à travers un enseignement mondial.
- 5 avantages de vivre à Nantes (à travers votre ressenti personnel)
Pour la richesse gastronomique, et les nombreuses spécialités culinaires de la région.
Pour la situation géographique, à proximité de la côte atlantique, comptant des paysages très variés.
Pour la diversité culturelle, toutes ces découvertes artistiques dans les musées ou dans les rues, et l'histoire de Nantes
Pour la multitude de parcs, jardins et espaces verts où s'instruire, flâner ou se dépenser
Pour le dynamisme et la vie d'une ville jeune
- Le mot que vous souhaitez faire passer à tous les étudiants de l'école Vatel Nantes
Le monde de l'hôtellerie et de la restauration est une source intarissable de découvertes et de possibilités pour qui souhaite apprendre et progresser.
Travail, rigueur, et persévérance vous permettrons aussi d'évoluer dans vos études comme dans votre vie professionnelle.
Votre choix d'intégrer l'école Vatel est la preuve que vous partagez ces valeurs d'apprentissage et d'excellence.
Je vous souhaite réussite et épanouissement dans vos études au sein de l'école Vatel, ainsi que dans votre avenir professionnel ."
« J’exerce dans le milieu de l’hôtellerie depuis 2009 pendant ces années, je me suis enrichie des compétences de chacun(e) .
Créateur, puis exploitant du Sozo Hotel****, j’ai eu le plaisir d’exercer de nombreuses missions dans des domaines plus que variés.
De la prise de décision stratégique, au management d’équipe et des actions au quotidien.
Fort de mes compétences en gestion et finance, j’ai décidé de relever de nombreux défis dont celui de faire partager mon expérience et savoir-faire auprès de étudiants de l’école Vatel.
En parallèle de cet enseignement de nombreux projets de développement hôtelier, me permettent également de rester en phase avec les actualités du métier »
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