Swiss Hospitality Seminar & Alumni Career Talks

This was an exclusive Swiss Seminar which SUISSEedu had all their Swiss Universities presented in the same event; SOMMET EDUCATION – Les Roches and Glion and SWISS EDUCATION GROUP – Swiss Hotel Management School (SHMS), Cesar Ritz Colleges, Culinary Arts Academy Switzerland, IHTTI and Hotel Institute Montreux (HIM). Both University HQ Representatives were there to support the event.

A career talk was done by Mr. Gagan Talwar, the Hotel Manager of Hilton Central Kuala Lumpur; the Flagship property of Hilton in Malaysia. Swiss Alumni, Mr. Attiwat Benji Pearce also shared his stories studying in Switzerland and now having his own very successful spa business in Bangkok, Thailand & taking his brand internationally.

We had a lot of great stories on this day as we had a first time huge mix alumni discussion panel with total 8 alumni’s participating – 4 from Les Roches and 4 from SHMS. It was an open discussion where our parents and students could ask all their questions. At the end of the event, there was a mini coffee workshop where our students could learn from the barista expert on different coffee drinks making and coffee art.

Swiss Education Group (SEG) Workshops & Culinary Arts Academy Celebrations

Many amazing highlights from SUISSEedu visits to all SEG campuses.
Swiss Education Group is the largest private hospitality educator in Switzerland.
– Meeting the famous Chef Anton Mosimann: Who is the official chef for the UK Royal Family and Ms.Irma Dutsch: Renowned chef & restaurateur from La Gruyere, was the first female Swiss Woman to be awarded a Michelin Star.

– Having the privilege to see The Mosimann Collection: showcasing his celebration ceremonies with Queen Elizabeth, Prince Charles & Princess Diana, Prince William & Catherine Middleton and his latest menu for Prince Harry & Meghan Markle’s Wedding. All his International medals were showcased and as well the privileges to cook for Presidents, Prime Ministers, Royal Families around the World and famous actors & sports persons/athletics. Many more of his works are shown in the photos below.

– Visiting all SEG campuses and training Workshops – Swiss Hotel Management School, Culinary Arts Academy, Hotel Institute Montreux, Cesar Ritz Colleges and School of Hotel Management IHTTI

– Such an honor to be invited to the Official Inauguration of APICIUS – the brand new top-class culinary building of CAAS. The students are so lucky! I call it the FERRARI of all kitchens.

– Was really cool to be able to stay at The Freddie Mercury accommodations built by SEG partnership with the Freddie Mercury foundation. FM was the lead singer of the famous Queen Rock Group.

– Gives us so much joy to see all our students doing well and happy on the SEG campuses. In just after a couple of months or a year, we could see how much they have grown and matured with some currently doing their internship in Bali, Tokyo, USA and Switzerland.

Les Roches & Glion Hospitality Seminar-Four Seasons Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

We hosted our recent Les Roches and Glion seminar at the new and beautiful Four Seasons in Kuala Lumpur. We had the great pleasure to have the General Manager, Mr. Tom Roelens and Hotel Manager, Mr. Vinod Narayan give a personalized talk about their careers and how they ended up in their current position. They also discussed endless job opportunities a career in Hospitality provides & where it could lead you and how getting the right education background helps boost your career in this industry.

What made it special was also Mr. Vinod Narayan is a Les Roches alumni who shared his university days on the Swiss Alps. A presentation was conducted by Sommet Education, Ms. Shini Lim who providing great information to our guests on the specialization programs, scholarships and support the schools provided. Later, we had an open discussion panel with our 3 Les Roches alumni’s sharing their study and internship experiences.

There were many great questions and discussions from the audience. A huge thanks to Yung Ken Foo, Josephine Thang and Benjamin Lai. Always grateful for your support in our events. Lastly, our guests had a great opportunity for a personalized hotel tour around the new property.

Brunei Annual Presentations & Fairs

A huge thank you to Mr. Izad Bahrin, the Swiss Honorary Consul of Brunei for inviting us every year to Brunei to share our programs and scholarship offers. Always a great pleasure to share our stories and experiences to the students and parents in Brunei.

Embassy Of Switzerland In Malaysia

First official meeting 2019. Courtesy visit to the Embassy of Switzerland Malaysia. Great discussions with Swiss Ambassador Mr. Michael Winzap on Education in Switzerland, it’s presence, role and related opportunities in Malaysia.

Professional Kitchen Demonstration At High Schools

2018 was a very busy and fun year for us with Kitchen Demonstrations. SUISSEedu had the privilege to organize several Kitchen demonstration classes at high schools in Kuala Lumpur. We had the professional skills of Chef Gerard Jerome teach and illustrate to these passionate students in their Food Technology and Nutrition class.

The students had the chance to see how to debone and cut a large fresh Norwegian Salmon and later did it themselves with local Sea Bass. They learned how to cook the Salmon in 3 ways: poached, pan-seared and sous vide.

Another day was more focused on desserts with a day filled with chocolate. The students had fun kitchen sessions making macaroons and fudge brownies.

Official Opening Of Ruma Hotel And Residences, Kuala Lumpur

SUISSEedu was invited for the official opening of the RuMa by the Owners and General Manager. Congratulations to the amazing team at the RuMA Hotel and Urban Resort Concept. A member of the Leading Hotels of The World and first Urban Resort Concept property outside of China. The RuMa is designed to stay true to out Malaysian heritage. Beautiful designs of local influences are seen throughout the hotel.

I am so excited they have chosen Kuala Lumpur. The PuLi Hotel & Spa in Shanghai has always been my favorite. Thank you for having Pauline and I as one of your guests at restaurant ‘Atas’. You can witness the General Manager – Mr. Guido Farina and myself have really enjoyed the very fresh Durian ice-cream. All products are locally sourced. WELL DONE to the Executive Chef Tyson Gee and Chef Suhalmi & team. All dishes were divine.

Events & Careers Advice Sessions

We had the pleasure to assist students for their recent school event, ‘Epsom Edge’ in organizing career advice sessions. The sessions were organized by SUISSEedu who brought in industry speakers specializing in events, hospitality, sales & marketing, TV & media, logistics and toastmasters.