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  • New Global Directors Join the 2018-2019 HFTP Board

    The HFTP 2018-2019 Global Board of Directors was installed during the association's 2018 Annual Convention and introduces new directors Toni Bau, Carson Booth, CHTP and Mark Fancourt. These extensive director profiles give insight into the distinguished professions and personal goals of HFTP's newest association leaders.

  • HFTP Compensation and Benefits Report: 2018 Data on Hospitality Staffing and Compensation

    The 2018 HFTP Compensation and Benefits Survey was released this summer and made available to HFTP members. This is a biannual report that was developed to provide information on salaries and benefits, and to give an ongoing profile of accounting, finance and technology professionals in the hospitality industry.

  • Members Only: 2018 HFTP Compensation and Benefits Report

    By Tanya Venegas, MBA, MHM, CHIA. Results to the biannual survey conducted by Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP). Information includes data on compensation and benefits trends for finance and technology professionals in the club and lodging industries.

  • Primary Club Metrics

    Survey results identify which metrics are most often used to determine performance. By Agnes DeFranco, Ed.D., CHAE; Tanya Venegas, MBA, MHM, CHIA; and Amanda Belarmino

Hachis parmentier: EHL students R&D adapted recipe

EHL Blog·17 December 2018
During their first semester, EHL students participate in a research and development (R&D) class, where they are asked to revisit a recipe.

EHL's students have talents that transcend Hospitality

EHL Blog·15 December 2018
With students from 100+ countries with extremely diversified backgrounds and experiences, it’s no surprise that EHL is a school full of some of the most gifted and talented students. More particularly, some of our talented students consist of students that have managed to combine top-level sports with a university degree.

4 tips for first-time hospitality managers

EHL Blog·13 December 2018
47 percent of first time managers receive no training whatsoever for their new role. The employee to manager transition is challenging, and it's no surprise that many first time managers struggle to find their footing. Use these tips to start off on the right foot and thrive in your leadership position.

Chicken tandoori: EHL students R&D adapted recipe

EHL Blog·11 December 2018
During their first semester, EHL students participate in a research and development (R&D) class, where they are asked to revisit a recipe.

EHL's 21st Career Fair

EHL Blog·10 December 2018
On the 13th of October, Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne had the 21st edition of its acclaimed biannual Career Fair. At this edition, 200 companies visited the school to meet with our students and select and recruit the ones with the skills and knowledge as well as the personality and experience.

Opening a hotel in 2018: A balance between hospitality roots and new trends

EHL Blog· 5 December 2018
Starting a new business nowadays, whatever it is about is more challenging than ever. Beyond the competition and the ever-growing number of start-ups, people's needs are evolving terribly fast, alongside new technologies and trends. As a matter of fact, this requires businesses to adapt their offer continuously, and marketers to listen to the least customer's desire clue.

10 essential culinary school lessons

EHL Blog· 3 December 2018
Culinary education helps cooks of all levels improve their cooking skills. If you're looking to get better in the kitchen, try these 10 secrets culinary students know that home cooks don't.

6 fields are in the hospitality and tourism sector

EHL Blog·30 November 2018
While many EHL graduates do go on to work for hotels or tour companies, there are many fields that welcome hospitality management professionals.

The value of teamwork in service: Insights from the Plaza Athenee in Paris

EHL Blog·28 November 2018
Two EHL lecturers have just spent several days at Alain Ducasse’s restaurant at the Plaza Athénée in Paris and came away with a number of insights which they will now pass on to their students, as they seek to make sure the education they provide is up-to-date and aligned with the latest trends in the industry.

EHL food outlets: The "most international" school canteen

EHL Blog·26 November 2018
James Beard once said, "Food is our common ground, a universal experience". If there is something that allows people to reach a consensus regardless of nationality or culture, it must be related to food. When you are bored with the monotonous meals school dining halls always offer, you might want to visit EHL and try out the various food outlets we have here. From Michelin-standard fine dining, to high-quality fast food, everybody can find dishes that please their palates.

6 ways to get into an international university

EHL Blog·24 November 2018
Want to study abroad but intimidated by the admissions process? Don’t be. With a little organization and preparation, you can be successful in being admitted to an international program of study.

Hot.e 2018: Key insights from the top dogs in hotel investment

EHL Blog·23 November 2018
The most recent edition of the European Hotel Investment Conference took place late September in London. Over 200 delegates, most coming from the biggest firms in debt, equity and development, attended the key networking event to discuss investment opportunities and threats.

11 top career mistakes young professionals make

EHL Blog·21 November 2018
As a young professional, you have a bright career ahead of you. Start out strong and improve your job outlook over time when you avoid these top 11 career mistakes.

8 things you should do before graduating from EHL

EHL Blog·16 November 2018
Studying in Switzerland and at Ecole hoteliere de Lausanne (EHL) in particular offers a lot of advantages. Below you can find a short list of things I think you cannot miss out on during your time here.

Bachelor village opened on Passugg campus

EHL Blog·15 November 2018
Today, the Swiss School of Tourism and Hospitality (SSTH) and its parent company, EHL Group, opened the new Bachelor Village on its Passugg campus.

Saddle of hare and foie gras: A recipe from our Chef Cedric Bourassin

EHL Blog·14 November 2018
From stared restaurant tables to embassies, the new chef of the Berceau des Sens, Cédric Bourassin, has acquired a unique expertise that he shares with students and clients in our gastronomic restaurant.

Global Ambassador Samuel: Study in Switzerland

EHL Blog·10 November 2018
Our global brand ambassador Samuel explains what it is like to study in Switzerland and why her choose EHL.

Lasagna al forno: EHL students R&D adapted recipe

EHL Blog· 9 November 2018
During their first semester, EHL students participate in a research and development (R&D) class, where they are asked to revisit a recipe.

Want to stay ahead of the pack? Lifelong learning is the answer

EHL Blog· 8 November 2018
Education and training are the two most important things in any industry, Valerie de Corte, the industry relations and alumni director at one of the world's top hotel management schools says.

8 key terms every hospitality student should know

EHL Blog· 6 November 2018
Maybe you are thinking about a career in hospitality? Like any trade, hospitality has its own jargon which is widely used by people that work in the industry.

5 EHL students advice to get over a bad day

EHL Blog· 3 November 2018
There is usually no bad day when you study at EHL. But still, sometimes you wake up with a grouchy mood, miss your bus, your morning coffee or get an unpleasant call. Adding to this an excessive amount of stress and a busy schedule, it is definitely not motivating to get (or try to get) through it.

Why is body language so important?

EHL Blog·30 October 2018
Have you ever noticed when someone's behavior shows is completely inconsistent with what he says? Or, have you ever felt hard to control your bodies in certain situations because all you can think of is how nervous you are?

6 soft skills you need & how they'll help you get ahead

EHL Blog·29 October 2018
If you already know what you plan to study at university, lucky you! If you’re still looking at options, that’s fine, too. But either way, make sure to consider a program of study that will help you build “soft skills” in addition to the training in a specific field.

Top 3 reasons why start-ups fail

EHL Blog·27 October 2018
The number of start-up companies founded every year has been increasing since 1996. And so has their failure rate.

Escalope de veau Viennoise: EHL students R&D adapted recipe

EHL Blog·25 October 2018
During their first semester, EHL students participate in a research and development (R&D) class, where they are asked to revisit a recipe.

3 reasons hospitality managers can't be replaced by robots

EHL Blog·24 October 2018
Advances in technology disrupt industries. While much of the focus on new technology is how it's created new gig economy jobs for willing workers, the harsh truth is that such innovation will spell the end of many present-day careers.

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