Saturday, March 24, 2018

A world-class school Dusit Hospitality Management College (DHMC)

"It makes perfect sense for Dusit International to situate its first college outside Thailand in Manila. Filipinos are well known and respected in the global hospitality industry as hard working, creative and dependable. Culturally, Filipinos are warm, hospitable people with a natural inclination to succeed in the hospitality industry. Dusit Hospitality Education is proud to establish in the Philippines and to bring to the country the very best of international educators in hospitality and culinary arts. We want to introduce programmes and pedagogy of the highest international standard and in time contribute to more Filipinos and Asians excelling into senior management positions, both in the region and worldwide. We are passionate about giving our students proper direction and opportunities to be successful professionals on the world stage.  We want to develop globally competitive hoteliers and restaurateurs for the next generation. There is a growing need for skilled professionals in our industry across the globe and we want to assure parents that they are making the right choice by choosing us to prepare them for an international hospitality management or culinary career." ~Larks Eltvik, DHMC and Dusit D2 Hotel The Fort Managing Director, a 30-year veteran in international hospitality education and operations

Did you know that the Philippines is in #1 of the 20 best countries around the world to invest in and to qualify as a country worthy of investment, certain standards must be met. With a population of over 103 million, according to World Bank Group, factors should be the country's people, environment, relationships, and framework.

Looking to pursue a career in hospitality management and the culinary arts a new landmark of mixed-use Development located in the New Central Business District of Manila - Bonifacio Global City, Integrated with SM Aura Premier Shopping Mall & Office Tower. You can begin your journey this year with what promises to be the most advanced and internationally-integrated hospitality management school in Southeast Asia. Introduced in 2016, Dusit Hospitality Management College (DHMC), nearing completion in Bonifacio Global City, brings together three of the most trusted names in international hospitality and culinary education -- Dusit International, Switzerland’s world-renowned École Hôtelière de Lausanne, and Institut Paul Bocuse from Lyon, France - to offer students education and training aligned with the highest international standards.

Lars Eltvik, Managing Director Dusit Hospitality Management College dusit D2, the Fort, Manila

Mr. Eltvik shares about the key educational institutions DHMC has partnered with for their programs under the Bachelor's Degree in Hospitality Management and the Professional Advancement Centre. Meanwhile, Chef Cyrille talks about the culinary expertise that students can learn and experience in their journey with DHMC. A cooking demonstration by Chef Cyrille will also be conducted for the guests. Mr. Eltvik also mentioned a good news for an interested student that the school is planning to extend merit-based scholarships at up to 50 percent of the tuition for outstanding students.

Chef Cyrille Soenen, Director Hospitality Management College dusit D2, the Fort, Manila

The DHMC curriculum for the bachelor degree in hospitality management follows the Philippine Commission on Higher Education’s (CHED’s) standards. The programme is also approved and certified by École Hôtelière de Lausanne. Integrated with the programme the students must complete a 6 months internship.

The school's mission is to open opportunities to DHMC students in all fields where hospitality and culinary arts services are needed and to equip them with the proper training, skills, creativity, drive, experience, and mindset to explore these to their highest attainable potential. At the same time, its vision is to establish DHMC as an excellent institution of higher learning in hospitality and culinary education that will be a reliable and reputable provider of competent and job-ready professionals to service-oriented and customer-centered industries worldwide.

Unique Education Concept:

  • Fully integrated
  • High Tech / High Touch
  • Job ready graduates
  • Relevant education
  • Employment guaranteed for top graduates
  • Merit-based scholarships up to 50%

This can be completed in the Philippines or internationally. Jumpstart your 2018 by being one of the movers and shakers of Asia's culinary and hospitality industry! Begin your journey towards becoming a multi-faceted hospitality and culinary professional with Dusit Hospitality Management College Manila.

Beyond the College’s international partnerships, DHMC promises its students ‘more than an education’ where they will gain work experience throughout the different areas of the hotel. Dusit Hospitality Management College is fully integrated with dusit D2 the Fort Manila hotel. This unique integration allows students to study as well as gain relevant work experience at different levels throughout all the departments in the hotel during their studies. The college occupies the first 9 floors of the 27-storey building where both students and hotel guests alike will enjoy and appreciate the ‘behind the scenes theme’ of the college and hotel.

Upon completion, the college and the dusitD2 The Fort Manila hotel will include world-class hospitality education facilities, including practical kitchens, 5 restaurant outlets, function rooms, recreational facilities including a swimming pool and fitness center, and 125 guest rooms.  

A Track for Everyone with a Passion for the Hospitality Business and Culinary Arts

For Students and Career Shifters
Open for enrollment now is the Bachelor of Science degree in Hospitality Management which will begin classes in August 2018.  BS in Hospitality Management is a four-year program certified by the the École Hôtelière de Lausanne. Students are trained through a well-rounded educational approach that integrates theoretical knowledge and practical applications in hotel-setting operations.

For Culinary Management and Culinary Professionals Focused on Raising the Bar
DHMC’s Professional Advancement Centre offers certification courses open to both students, keen amateurs and professionals. The wide range of courses is designed so that enrollees can focus on a specific culinary.

With Mr. Leo Martinez, a cooking session with Chef Cyrille Soenen

The Culinary Arts for Professionals Course is designed to provide both the fundamentals and advanced expertise of authentic French cuisine, including an appreciation for contemporary flavors. Pastry for Professionals, meanwhile, is designed to give chefs with pastry expertise further exposure in various assignments to include confectioners, pastry shops, and hotel culinary operations.

The Restaurant Management course is designed for aspiring entrepreneurs interested to become players in the restaurant industry. The course covers fundamental business skills to include marketing, accounting, IT, human resources, sustainable development, and food and beverage management.

The École Hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) Executive Education
DHMC’s Professional Advancement Centre also offers a flexible and modular approach in the curriculum, made for aspiring senior manager hoteliers to become proficient at hospitality operations management. The Executive Education programmes are designed to hone one’s business skills and acumen to work in a wide range of areas within the hospitality industry.

The Driving Hotel Revenues Course is designed for students to develop a solid understanding of the key concepts in strategic revenue management. It will explore the relevance of revenue growth strategies and its respective operational aspects in hotel management, producing young hoteliers who are equipped to become management leaders.

Opening this August of 2018, grab the opportunity of having merit-based scholarships at up to 50% of tuition fees for excellent students. To learn more about Dusit Hospitality Management College, visit or

About Dusit Hospitality Management College
Dusit Hospitality Management College (DHMC) is an international management school dedicated to honing the next generation of world-class hoteliers and restaurateurs. The college is fully integrated with an upmarket hotel, the dusitD2 The Fort, Manila, and is the first of its kind in the Asia Pacific region, giving students the opportunity to develop the skills needed to become extraordinary hoteliers and restaurateurs.

DHMC brings together trusted professors and instructors in the international hospitality and culinary education to offer students education and training according to the highest international standards. The degree program in hospitality management is certified by the world renowned École Hôtelière de Lausanne while the professional advancement and culinary programs will be introduced in collaboration with the Institut Paul Bocuse.

For more information on Dusit Hospitality Management College, visit or, or call (02) 238 8888

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