December 2017

What qualities do employers look for?

Whether you are entering hospitality or another industry, the competition is always fierce. You have to ensure you have a range of skills in order to stand out from the crowd. But in this day and age, what qualities do employers look for? What skills can you gain that will boost your career potential? Soft and hard skills Modern employers will want you to lead rather than follow. They will

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Why do chefs wear white?

Chef whites are a proud tradition in the world of hospitality. Although in the present day they are not widespread, they still remain a hallmark of quality. A chef wearing white commands respect and shows a well-regarded kitchen. But why do chefs wear white? And how did it begin? The origins Legendary French chef Marie-Antoine Carême is largely credited with creating the chef’s uniform. He created the uniform in the

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Why is hospitality important in businesses?

Hospitality is one of the world’s fastest-growing industries, but how does one stand out? Whether you are opening a hotel, restaurant, private resort or a casino, there are key rules you have to follow. Good service and efficient hospitality are key to any business. Here are three useful tips on how to provide excellent hospitality. It ensures you gain loyal customers In the hospitality industry, the customer is always your

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Glion student testimonial – Susana Oliveri

Susana Oliveri’s family have no hospitality history, so it may seem surprising it is the industry Susana wants to work in. However, she was determined to experience it and after falling in love with Glion, she is now Student Government Association (SGA) President. “If you really want to be successful in hospitality, Glion is the place to be,” Susana said. “It has given me the opportunity to experience soft skills

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Hospitality legend John Wood shares experiences with Glion London

Industry visits and talks from guest speakers are an integral part of Glion education. We ensure you meet and hear from leading figures from the world of hospitality. These include John Wood, a Michelin-starred chef with over 35 years of experience at some of the world’s biggest restaurants and hotels. John spoke to our students at the London Hub on Thursday 23rd November, and offered key insight and advice. A

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