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Sommet Education

Sommet EducationSommet Education is a unique education group specialised in hospitality management and the culinary arts, committed to delivering an exceptional student experience and developing future talent for the experience industry. Its hospitality management institutions Glion and Les Roches, with campuses in Switzerland, Spain, China and the UK, provide undergraduate and graduate students from more than 100 countries with an education built on the Swiss model of academic rigour, skills-based learning and dynamic multicultural exposure. The culinary and pastry schools of École Ducasse offer bachelor's degrees, courses for career changers and continuous professional training, as well as private courses for food enthusiasts, across three campuses in France and through partnerships with overseas universities. Sommet Education is the only education network with two hospitality institutions ranked among the world's top four for hospitality education and among the world's top three for employer reputation (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019)
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From Digital Disruption to Human Connection: Five Hospitality Trends to Watch in 2018

By Benoit-Etienne Domenget

When it comes to growth and transformation, the tourism and hospitality industry shows no signs of slowing down. In 2017, 1.1 billion tourists had already visited international destinations by October — an increase of 7% compared to the same period in 2016, according to the United Nation World Tourism Organization's Tourism Barometer.

From delivering services to creating unique experiences

By Benoit-Etienne Domenget

For nearly two centuries, five-star hotels have been providing exceptional services, anticipating needs and customizing attendances to pamper guests and distinguish from competition. In today's age of experience, more companies seek to adopt this model and create memorable brand experiences for their customers.


Sommet Education unveils its action plan for Ducasse Education

Sommet Education, the leading hospitality management education group, became the majority shareholder of Ducasse Education alongside Ducasse Développement in June 2019.Following this agreement Benoît-Etienne Domenget, CEO of Sommet Education and President of Ducasse Education, together with Alain Ducasse, Founder of Ducasse Education and President of Ducasse Développement, have today announced their joint action plan to establish Ducasse Education as a global benchmark for culinary and pastry arts training.

Ducasse Education graduates its first class of Bachelor students (France)

In 2016, two schools of the DUCASSE Education group, the Alain Ducasse Training Center and the National Pastry School, had launched two new academic programs for prestigious sponsors: a Bachelor of Culinary Arts sponsored by the multi-star chef Alain Ducasse and a Bachelor of French Pastry sponsored by the renowned Pastry Chef Cédric Grolet.


Benoit-Etienne Domenget

CEO at Sommet Education