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Les Roches International School of Hotel Management Chicago

Address: 900 N North Branch St, Chicago, IL 60642, USA

Description Les Roches International School of Hotel Management Chicago

Les Roches International School of Hotel Management Chicago is a branch of the world-famous school network with a head office in Switzerland (Les Roches Switzerland). The school needs no introduction - it is one of the best educational institutions in the sphere of hotel business / hospitality in the world.

The school Les Roches Hotel School Chicago has accreditation and is an active member of many specialized organizations around the world, such as:

  • Association of New England Schools and Colleges
  • The Council for Restaurant and Institutional Education (CHRIE-USA) and EUROCHRIE (Europe))
  • International Council of Schools for Hospitality Management (IAHMS)
  • International Association of Hotels and Restaurants
  • Council of International Schools (CIS) and others.

Training is conducted in English. The programs of instruction at the school are built in such a way as to give maximum to each student, while focusing on precisely those disciplines and topics that are necessary in professional activity. Great importance in the school is paid to practical issues - students constantly practice the knowledge gained in the classroom. During the training, students take two internships for 6 months each in large and well-known hotels or restaurants. Graduates have an invaluable work experience in the specialty.

During the training, students receive a maximum of useful and necessary knowledge about all aspects of the international hotel business. Teachers of the school are recognized leaders in their fields, and they try to convey their entire experience to students.

The great advantage of training is also the international composition of the school. During the training, students from different countries and different cultures interact with each other, learn to understand and respect each other, which enriches their inner world and makes them more advanced leaders in the future.

Chicago is the world business capital. Here are concentrated offices and representative offices of many international companies. During schooling, students have the opportunity to acquire valuable contacts and acquaintances with people from all over the world, to become familiar with the work of large and innovative companies. Chicago is also a cultural and entertainment capital, where everyone will find something to do and leisure to taste.

The choice of training at Les Roches Chicago is your serious step towards a great future!

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Les Roches International School of Hotel Management Chicago

Program name
from 20 300 $ / semester


Bachelor of Business Administration in International Hotel Business (The Bachelor Degree in International Hotel Management (BBA)).

  • Age: From 18 years old
  • Duration: 3,5 years
  • 2 internships lasting 6 months each
  • During the 4th and 5th semesters there is a program of international exchanges
  • Degree: Bachelor of Business Administration in International Hotel Management.

The Bachelor of Business Administration program at Les Roches Chicago enables the student to enter the world of hospitality as a strategic business leader. Theoretical courses prepare a solid base of knowledge and skills that are then tested and supported by internships. Hundreds of companies are happy to host the students of the school annually. Teachers and staff of the school individually select for each student a place of practice that will suit him most of all. During the practice, employees of the organization and the school provide the students with the necessary assistance. Two internships, each of which takes a semester of training, give students a full year of work experience and are an undeniable competitive advantage of the program presented by the school.

After the successful completion of the 5 semesters of the program, students are awarded a certificate of awarding a restaurant management diploma (Hotel Management Diploma). After completing 7 semesters, the Bachelor's Degree in International Hotel Management (BBA) is awarded.

Training program:

1.Semester 1. "Service"

  • Service in catering and banquet service
  • Cleaning and stewarding
  • Service in bars and preparation / sale of drinks
  • Service in everyday food, delicious dishes and fast food
  • Room service
  • Introduction to the global hotel business
  • Mathematics and Applied Informatics

2.Semester 2. «Kitchen and restaurant business»

  • Basics of cuisine in catering and banquet service
  • Confectionery and bakery works
  • Kitchen in everyday food, cooking delicious dishes and fast food
  • Financial accounting and control in the hospitality industry
  • Scientific principles and approaches to nutrition
  • Room Administration
  • Organizational behavior

3.Semester 3. Internship

  • Duration: 4-6 months
  • Students practice at restaurants, bars, room service, front-office, housekeeping

4.Semester 4. Administration

  • Room Management
  • Food & Beverage Management
  • Equipment management
  • Financial accounting in the hospitality industry for the manager
  • Human Resources in Hospitality
  • Hospitality Marketing
  • Economy
  • Introduction to Psychology

5.Semester 5. Internship

  • Duration: 4-6 months
  • Students practice in executive positions, honing their administrative skills, project management, time management and communications

6.Semester 6 and Semester 7. Management

  • Modeling in management
  • International Strategic Marketing
  • Financial management
  • Leadership and Human Resource Management
  • Methods of research
  • Quantitative methods
  • Income and Pricing Management
  • Tourism
  • Thesis (for the Honor degree).

Cost of education:

  • Semester 1 = $ 20300 / semester
  • Semester 2, semester 4 = $ 22,300 / semester
  • Semester 6, semester 7 = $ 19800 / semester

IMPORTANT! Semester 3 and semester 5 are not paid, at this time students undergo training.

10.07.2018 -22.07.2018
from 2 900 $ / 2 weeks


  • Duration: 2 weeks (usually from 10 to 22 July)
  • Participants: pupils of the school, students of colleges and universities.

Summer program is specially designed for those who want to plunge into the world of hospitality / hospitality. It can be both students of the school, thinking about the choice of the future profession, and students of universities of related and other specialties.

The summer program includes:

  • Introduction to Hospitality. Review of the basics of business and all its aspects
  • Career review. Career opportunities in the hospitality industry
  • Visit the hotel and restaurant. Visual study of departments, roles, functions and events in a hotel or restaurant
  • Games for the modeling of the hotel and events. Creating your own project taking into account the real features
  • Hospitality Strategies
  • Marketing communications
  • Practical training session. Small practice in the field of housekeeping, table layout and food production
  • Various sports and excursions.

Teachers of the school strive to reveal the potential of the participants of the program and help them to choose their profession. Theoretical disciplines are intensively taught, and students are given the opportunity to realize the acquired knowledge in practice.

The cost of participation in the summer program is $ 2900/2 weeks.

IMPORTANT! The fee includes tuition, accommodation at the campus of Les Roches Chicago, boarding for a full board, transfer from / to the airport. The fee does not include entertainment.

Accommodation, housing and food

The students of the school are located on campus in the residence of The Infinite. Characteristics of the residence:

  • Double occupancy
  • Downtown with a view of the Chicago River
  • Fully equipped rooms
  • Shared kitchens
  • Fitness Centre
  • Business center
  • High speed internet
  • Appliances
  • Round-the-clock security
  • Shops, restaurants, parks, public transport stops in walking distance.

The school offers its students not just a full-fledged food, but an entire industry. Students can choose any dish: from the most everyday to the exquisite. Restaurants and cafes on the campus of the school are famous all over Chicago for their high class of service and quality of products.

Subjects, specialties, faculties

Subjects list : Bakery and confectionery, BBA in Global Hospitality Management, Catering and restaurant services, Control of pricing, management, Diploma in International Hotel Management, economics, English for Hospitality, English Programs, financial Accounting, financial management, Financial modeling, Hospitality Management, Hotel business, Hotel management, Human Resource Management, Leadership course, maths, MBA in Global Hospitality Management, Postgraduate Diploma Programs in Hospitality, psychology, Restaurant service and kitchen, Revenue management, Semester Abroad Programs, Strategic management, Summer Program, tourism

Events Les Roches International School of Hotel Management Chicago

During the training, students can participate in the student exchange program and study 1 or 2 semesters (during the 4th and 5th semesters) in other sections of the school (in China, Switzerland or Spain).

Students regularly travel to Silicon Valley, where they meet with successful professionals of the hotel business, take part in press conferences, modeling business projects. Here, students acquire invaluable business contacts and connections, as well as communication skills. Visits to the Silicon Valley take several days. In their free time, students travel to San Francisco and the surrounding area.

Students also meet with representatives of various innovative companies from around the world who have their offices or offices in Chicago and the surrounding area. The school is regularly visited with lectures and master classes by representatives of business and scientific elite, talented and outstanding people.

Students of the summer program and undergraduate students also attend various entertaining and excursion activities:

  • WhirlyBall (basketball on electric machines)
  • Bubble soccer (soccer in balls)
  • Flying in air transport
  • Water tour of the Chicago River
  • Visit to the musical "Book of Mormon"
  • Rock Climbing based on Brooklyn Boulders
  • DOWNTOWN TOUR - one of the most popular excursions in Chicago
  • Museums, galleries
  • Restaurants, bars
  • Entertaining representations.

Also great value in school is given to a sports way of life. Many sports are available for students, including:

  • Cycling
  • Skating
  • Tennis
  • Squash
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • American football.

Students of the school take part in various sports competitions with student teams from Chicago and other cities of the state. Also, students have the opportunity to attend matches of the US national league at reduced prices.


  • Highly qualified specialists
  • Carefully designed training programs
  • Ranked among the top three best hospitality management schools in the world for building a global career (TNS Global Survey, 2013)
  • Job offers are received by the students of the school before the end of the course
  • Hundreds of companies from all over the world have in their team graduates of the school
  • A thorough theoretical knowledge base
  • Great importance is attached to the practical implementation of the acquired knowledge and skills
  • Graduates of the school interact with each other in special communities
  • A huge number of business connections
  • Member of the Association of New England Schools and Colleges
  • Chicago is the capital of business, science and culture of the world level.

Equipment Les Roches International School of Hotel Management Chicago

The campus of the school is located in the city center with a stunning view of the Chicago River. The school is equipped with the latest technology, there is everything necessary for a comfortable life and study. A distinctive feature of the school is the presence of a large number of demonstration rooms - complete imitations of the restaurant, rooms in the hotel, various zones in the institution. Demonstration rooms are made in order to give students a full immersion in the atmosphere of a hotel or restaurant and better understand how these or those processes operate in institutions.

On the campus are:

  • Spacious and bright classrooms
  • Fully equipped and equipped kitchens
  • Demonstration rooms
  • Fitness Centre
  • Business center
  • Library and Information Center
  • Restaurants and cafes.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Beginning of classes: January, August.

The academic year is divided into two semesters:

  • Summer: from August 1 to December 16 (holidays from 1 to 9 October)
  • Spring: from January 23 to June 2 (vacation from April 22 to April 30)

The cost of training is:

Bachelor's programs:

  • Semester 1 = $ 20300 / semester
  • Semester 2, semester 4 = $ 22,300 / semester
  • Semester 6, semester 7 = $ 19800 / semester

IMPORTANT! Semester 3 and semester 5 are not paid, at this time students undergo training.

Summer program = $ 2900/2 weeks.

IMPORTANT! The fee includes tuition, accommodation at the campus of Les Roches Chicago, boarding for a full board, transfer from / to the airport. The fee does not include entertainment.

The cost of living is = from $ 6900 / semester to $ 7100 / semester.

Additional charges

  • Registration fee
  • Deposit (refundable) = $ 900
  • Visa Fees
  • Training aids
  • Insurance
  • Transfer from / to the airport
  • Fare.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

For the Bachelor's program:

  • age: from 18 years (age may be less than 18 years old at the time of admission, but by the beginning of the first internship the student must be 18 years old)
  • graduated high school with a good certificate
  • characteristics of the school in which the applicant was enrolled
  • transfer of a certificate
  • knowledge of the English language: TOEFL 450 / Cambridge PET Pass / IELTS 4.5 (the exam must be submitted no later than 12 months before the summer program starts).

For the summer program:

  • age: from 16 years
  • participant is a pupil of a school or a college / university student
  • knowledge of the English language: TOEFL 450 / Cambridge PET Pass / IELTS 4.5 (the exam must be submitted no later than 12 months before the summer program starts).

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- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
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- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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