Alumni Success Stories

Employment rate in 2021:
(based on 84.8% of respondents)

86.7%

Tangi LE GRAND Alumnus 2006‘‘Thanks to Vatel Bordeaux, I have been able to advance in the hotel sector on the Asian Continent. In France, there are a lot of hotel schools but very few that equal Vatel Bordeaux in education standards.’’

Tangi LE GRAND
Alumnus 2006 – BACHELOR IN INTERNATIONAL HOTEL MANAGEMENT

General Director at Constance Hotels, Resorts & Golf
Halaveli, Maldives

Carla Brosset ‘‘I have very fond memories of my time at Vatel and am still applying the lessons and methods I learned during my three-year Bachelor’s program in Bordeaux. The instructors there have undeniable experience and expertise, and are also terrific teachers.’’

Carla BROSSET
Alumna 2019 – BACHELOR IN INTERNATIONAL HOTEL MANAGEMENT

Executive Assistant at Château de Rochecotte
Coteaux-sur-Loire, France

‘‘The alternation between theory and practice throws students into the challenges of the profession right from their early years, allowing them to mature on human and professional levels by developing their critical thinking and even their entrepreneurial spirit!’’

Nicolas APPLENCOURT
Alumnus 2020 – BACHELOR & MBA IN INTERNATIONAL HOTEL MANAGEMENT

Front Office Shift Supervisor at Maslina Resort 5*- Relais & Chateaux
Stari Grad, Croatia

‘‘The strength of the Vatel Bordeaux MBA is that it offers a chance to students who do not come from a hotel background to join this universe after a year of preparatory class.’’

Jeanne ALEXANDRE
Alumna 2020 – MBA IN INTERNATIONAL HOTEL MANAGEMENT

Human Resources Manager & Social Law at la Réserve Paris Hotel & spa 5
Paris, France

‘‘After spending three years on my bachelor’s degree, the school’s MBA program provided real added value to my education. The rich content and variety of guest speakers and instructors helped me expand my expertise in the field and gain a crucial and strategic view of the big picture.’’

Nathan PEIXOTO
Alumnus 2020 – BACHELOR & MBA IN INTERNATIONAL HOTEL MANAGEMENT

Finance Supervisor in charge of Cost Control at Four Seasons
Megève, France

‘‘Knowing how to put yourself in your team’s shoes is vital as a manager. The Vatel program has given me the opportunity to explore all of the operational positions in the hospitality sector through my varied experiences during hands-on training.’’

Anaïs BENGHOZI
Alumna 2018 – BACHELOR IN INTERNATIONAL HOTEL MANAGEMENT

F & B Coordinator Manager at Club Med
Tignes , France

‘‘Thanks to Vatel Bordeaux’ internship opportunities, I had the chance to work in some of the leading institutions in the international hospitality industry such as Royal Monceau Raffles Paris and learn from famous Parisian Sommeliers.’’

Adrien CASCIO
Alumnus 2016 – MBA SPECIALISATION IN INTERNATIONAL WINE & SPIRITS MANAGEMENT

Head Sommelier at Château Lafaurie Peyraguey
Bommes, France

‘‘Vatel’s International Wine & Spirits Management specialisation helped me define a career plan. I came out of my studies with a passion for the sector in which I have the opportunity to work. Not to mention the knowledge and know-how I gained throughout my course’’

Ornella CLOTÈS
Alumna 2020 – MBA SPECIALISATION IN INTERNATIONAL WINE & SPIRITS MANAGEMENT

Events & Accommodation Manager at Château de L’Hospital
Portets, France

‘‘The courses had everything that might be needed for aspiring sommeliers, hospitality professionals and students with an inclination to work with wine brands. I realised the real value of having such a specialised degree once I started working for wine companies and progressed through my career in Asia.’’

Aditya LAMBA

Alumnus 2016 – MBA SPECIALISATION IN INTERNATIONAL WINE & SPIRITS MANAGEMENT

Business Manager – South Asia, Pacific & Singapore at Treasury Wine Estates
Singapore

‘‘In addition to developing a passion for wine, my education at Vatel Bordeaux also allowed me to become more specialised and earn an internationally recognised degree.’’

Zélie BOUCHARD
Alumna 2021 – MBA SPECIALISATION IN INTERNATIONAL WINE & SPIRITS MANAGEMENT

Communication & Wine Experience Executive
Tamarin, Maurice