Geneva Hotel School wins top award for training

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The Vieux Bois restaurant, which provides the practicum experience for students at the Ecole Hôtelière de Genève (EHG) has just been awarded the prize for best company for training by the Association de la Cité des Métiers et de la Formation in Geneva. Jury members came from the association as well as Geneva’s sports and education departments and two of the largest unions.

The prize is awarded for excellence in training, respect for trade and social obligtions and for providing equal opportunities.

The EHG in 2011 became, for the first time, one of the world’s top 10 hotel schools in the key rankings from Taylor Nelson Sofres, bringing to five the number of Swiss hospitality schools in the top 10.

The Vieux Bois restaurant is owned by Gastronomia, a Swiss hotel-restaurant industry association.