The Glion Summer Experience offers a first-class introduction to the world of luxury hospitality and a taste of the bachelor degree program with a choice of three holiday courses.

London – one-week course. Learn what it takes to manage an international business through workshops and field trips to world famous hospitality companies including a visit to a luxury establishment and a tour of a premier sports arena.

Glion – one-week course. You will arrive in the birthplace of hospitality – Switzerland. Here you will learn hands-on hospitality skills in kitchen, service and rooms division, visit local attractions, and see first-hand how Swiss chocolate is made.

Combine London and Glion – two-week course. If you’re looking to immerse yourself in hospitality from two cultural perspectives, you can choose to complete both the week in Switzerland and the United Kingdom for a two-week course.

What You'll experience

In both locations, you will learn from the best as you participate in introductory lectures and workshops by Glion’s distinguished faculty and visiting speakers such as Chef Benoit Carcenat, who previously worked in one of the best gastronomic restaurants in Europe.

Learn Skills in:
  • Restaurant concept and design

  • Food preparation and planning

  • Luxury hospitality

  • Five star customer service

Knowledge of:
  • The key facts, figures and trends of the global hospitality industry

  • The key concepts of daily operations within the industry

  • Memorable luxury experiences

  • Global business practices
Competencies to:
  • Working in a multicultural environment - meet and work alongside students and teachers from countries around the world

  • Team work through group activities, projects and workshops

Program taught in:
  • English
Last updated March 19, 2019
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