Sophie Balanche, a 2016 Vatel Bordeaux international hospitality management alumni (Bachelor), tells us about some of her multicultural management experiences when she went to Vatel Bordeaux. She is currently doing her final internship (MBA), at the Beverly Hills Waldorf Astoria as a “personal concierge.” Sophie Balanche, who has lived in Bordeaux since she was fifteen, [...]
Coming from South Korea, Lucia Song is at the head of her class in our 2016-2017 MBA Wine & Spirits. She fell in love with the city of Bordeaux. Here is why. Named Seung Huyn, she uses her English name, Lucia. Lucia comes from a small city near Seoul (South Korea) After studying in Korea, she [...]
Matthias Cadet, our Vatelien (class of 2008 - Bachelor) continues to expand his ‘Max à Table!’ concept. He’s opened his second connected restaurant in Bordeaux with the same tried and tested concept. A concept including eating and digital technology. His goal is clear: increasing his reputation. Matthias Cadet and his associate, Bruno Hotel, are continuing [...]
Creating customer value through digital innovation in the hospitality industry Adrien Lanotte, the Market Research Manager at Hospitality ON (the largest multi-support media on current events in the international hospitality industry, and “World Hospitality Awards” organizer) spoke to Vatel Bordeaux students about several innovative trends which have changed guest relations for professionals in the hospitality […]
The 4L Trophy is ready and waiting for Alexandre Piquer and Tanguy Forcade (M3B). Ever since their first year at Vatel Bordeaux, they’d both decided to take part in this new challenge which will take place from February 15 to 25.
Catherine Nicolas, the only tea sommelier in France, tells us more about her job and the interest this beverage, born in China, has. After having spoken to Vatel Bordeaux students, she explains her passion for this beverage known since antiquity.
Charentes region is full of undreamed discoveries. A variety of products are created in this one. We explore their home and meet their passionate makers. Cognac, Pineau, Wine and Cremant are suddenly less mysterious. Chateau de Beaulon : The Chateau Pietrus of Cognac and Pineau Our classroom (First year of a master degree in [...]
Back to school at Vatel Bordeaux 5 tips to start out right You’ve just started school at Vatel Bordeaux and you’re wondering what could help you succeed? You’re familiar with our school, but would like to review a few things? Here’s a short list (far from a complete one) of tips for a seamless [...]
Vatel Bordeaux Hotel has a new Rooms Division Manager Portrait - Eric Pourtau-Mondoutey, who started his job just three months ago, has already imposed his style and won his students’ hearts. After a mere few months, everyone thinks that this job was tailor-made for him. Eric, a charming, elegant and authentic man who always smiles, [...]
Quentin Merlet, the “Tables Vatel” Chef, will ensure the show for the 2017 Épicuriales event! There will be innovations by the bushel for the 23rd edition of the Épicuriales with Insider by La Fourchette, a gourmet bistro where talented Chefs with a bright future will be competing with each other. The new Chef of [...]