Sommet Education acquires strategic stake in ISH

Sommet Education enters into a strategic alliance with ISH. With this, Sommet Education supports the development of its two prestigious institutions in India: École Ducasse, worldwide education reference in Culinary and Pastry Arts, and Les Roches, one of the world’s leading hospitality business schools. Talking about the new development, Sommet Education CEO Benoît-Etienne Domenget says, “Sommet Education is shaping and growing the leading worldwide network of hospitality and culinary education. This leads us to be present in countries where growth in hospitality and related sectors form a major part of the economic dynamic. We are happy to partner with ISH by providing Indian students, within the country, with globally renowned standards of hospitality, culinary and management education”.

The partnership will help Indian School of Hospitality (ISH) strengthen its portfolio of programmes with opportunities for students to study semesters abroad, start their studies in India and finish them in another institution of the network, join new programmes including an MBA at Les Roches, Switzerland. Dilip Puri, Founder & CEO of ISH says, “Partnering with Sommet Education will enable us to strengthen our offerings, expand our presence pan India and in neighbouring countries, and be part of Sommet’s prestigious network of 18 campuses across 8 countries, and 60,000 influential alumni. We will also be able to further support industry demand for hospitality leaders by bringing two of the world’s best brands in hospitality management and culinary education to India”.