LAUSANNE, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Joël Robuchon, the chef who has received the most Michelin stars in the world, a “Meilleur Ouvrier de France” and president of the institute that will bear his name in Montmorillon, will be the patron of the first cohort of the Master Class in Culinary Arts taught at Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL), which will commence in February 2017.
The program is a six-month certificate for university degree holders who are passionate about culinary arts and gastronomy, and who would like to forge careers in the food and beverage industry. Sstudents to practice various culinary skills as well as table decoration, etiquette and service. They will tackle innovation, research and development challenges, while also immersing themselves in entrepreneurship and the operational management of food and beverage outlets. The teaching teams are made up of leading experts in management and of “Meilleurs Ouvriers de France” for the practical sessions.
As patron, Joël Robuchon will bring an additional seal of excellence to this program, inspired, as always, by his passion for the culinary arts, his spirit of entrepreneurship, and his tirelessness in conveying his savoir-faire.
'We are delighted to offer our new students this unique opportunity. Through his exceptional experience, innovative approach, commitment to sharing his knowledge and his philosophy of excellence, Joël Robuchon is the ideal figure to inspire students to fulfil their ambitions', said Fabien Fresnel, Dean of EHL.
Joël Robuchon adds: 'One of my priorities is passing on my know-how and experience to future generations, both in order to maintain excellence and to promote continuous innovation. Sharing and transmission are vital aspects of success in our field. I am happy to be the patron of this first intake in an institution which shares these values of precision and rigor. The school is eager to maintain traditions within an international environment that is one of a kind.'
In June 2016, at the opening of the future Joël Robuchon International Institute, EHL and Mr. Robuchon announced their new partnership with an aim to combining their complementary experience in culinary training courses.
Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) is an ambassador for traditional Swiss hospitality and has been a pioneer in hospitality education since 1893. It has created and inspired a unique professional community of 25,000 hospitality managers, united by the values and the legacy of EHL.
EHL offers four academic programs:
- Bachelor of Science in International Hospitality Management
- Master of Science in Global Hospitality Business
- Executive MBA in Hospitality Administration
- Master Class in Culinary Arts.
EHL is regularly recognized as the best hotel management school in the world, offering university studies to 2,608 enthusiastic and talented students from 107 different countries. EHL is a member of E.H.L. (Holding) SA, a Group dedicated to hospitality management education.
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