Nantes seen by a Vatelien
Back to her Loire Atlantic region after graduation from Vatel, Lucie Leblet tells us why she loves her home town so much.
The Vatel Restaurant: a green haven in the heart of Paris
The application restaurant for students has undergone a total makeover.
A recent survey showed that nine international students out of ten recommend studying in France. Student in French Vatel campuses share how much they love the French Hexagon and confirm these figures.
A Romanian who speaks fluent French after only a year and a half, Maria Borcila tells us why she wanted to go to Vatel.
Tour Vatel right from your armchair
The student residence, a meeting at the Brasserie, an IT course: Vatel Nimes opens its doors with a 360° total immersion.
Construction site meeting
Don’t forget your hard hats and your safety shoes! Vatel is taking you to visit its Nantes’ school construction site, which will open in September 2018, in a fast-developing district.
Back stage at Vatel Nimes
From the classroom to the kitchens, internships to professors, a journalist from Campus-Channel explored Vatel Nimes and met its students: a multicultural campus you can discover in this clip.
Hospitality and contemporary art: a love story
Vatel is proud to support the Lyon Contemporary Art Biennial, and through it, artists who portray an ever-changing world. An opportunity to remember that when contemporary art and hospitality join hands, this is a fruitful and plural event.
Students or consultants? Both!
Hotel owners frequently employ consultants. Ho36, a hostel in Lyon, assigned a true practical case study to the new and ephemeral agency, Ioké, imagined by third year students in their Vatel Business Case.
Vatel partners with the Open Tourism Lab
The city of Nimes is forward-looking, having just launched an accelerator for startups in the tourism field. Vatel is a partner for this project: self-evident for this business school that trains tomorrow’s hospitality professionals!
At school with Oscar
What do you learn in the current events in hospitality course? Learning how to draw up a priceless analysis of this field: an exciting course, explains Oscar Benoist, who is starting his MBA after having completed Vatel’s Passerelle Program.
And the winner is...
Once again this year, Vatel has partnered with the Trophées du Tourisme (Tourism Trophies), which awards remarkable companies and touristic initiatives, thus highlighting the strengths and sites in the Lyon Metropolis.
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...
Who can manage a hospitality group?
Imagine that for an entire week, you’re managing a four-star hotel and a resort in the Indian Ocean: what an interesting challenge, one that our MBA students in teams more motivated than ever, brilliantly met!
Will a Vatelien soon be the best receptionist in the wo [...]
When she graduated with her Bachelor from Vatel Switzerland in 2015, could Florence Delhaise have imagined that she would win, just two years later, the Bucherer Trophy for the best receptionist? Of course not. On November 11th however...
Vatel students take on the Eurhodip Start-Up Challenge
With the Eurhodip Start-Up Challenge, international teams of students compete to imagine tomorrow’s hospitality and tourism industries. Let's discover this experience of creative brainstorming with Vatel students.
Vatel celebrates Silpakorn University International Col [...]
Vatel Bangkok would never have seen the light of the day without its priceless partner: Silpakorn University International College, which has just celebrated its 15th anniversary. An opportunity to look back on the launch of Vatel Bangkok, in 2003.
Welcome to the most beautiful hotel in the world
What is it like working at the Chablé Resort & Spa, recently voted the most beautiful hotel in the world? Proud of this recognition, in love with her native land of Mexico, Mariana Argueta Chávez shares her passion for the hospitality industry.
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.
Professionals partners speak about Vatel
Yves Mudry, 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.