The 7th Global Hospitality Education Expo has been announced by Zista Events.

Zista Events, a pioneer in organizing subject-specific education events for students, is thrilled to unveil the highly anticipated 7th edition of the Global Hospitality Education Expo. The event is scheduled from 4 – 8 October 2023 and will span multiple cities across India. It promises to be a pivotal platform where students interested in building a career in the hospitality and culinary space can come together to engage, learn, and connect with renowned institutions and esteemed industry stalwarts.

Having left an indelible mark on the lives of over 2,650+ students in its previous editions, the Global Hospitality Education Expo is set to enrich and inspire students once again. With a history of bringing world-class institutions and celebrated industry leaders to the forefront, this event continues to be a catalyst for personal and professional growth.

Event Highlights:
• Multi-City Event: The expo will grace several major cities, including Taj Connemara
Chennai on October 4, Welcomhotel by ITC Richmond Road Bengaluru on October 5, Le
Meridien Delhi on October 7, and The St. Regis Mumbai on October 8, ensuring extensive
reach and accessibility.
• Over 2100 Registrations: A diverse assembly of aspiring professionals and students
eager to enrich their knowledge and skills, reflecting the profound impact and value the
event brings to individuals’ lives.
• Premier Institutes Participating: Featuring renowned institutions like The Culinary
Institute of America, Swiss Hotel Management School, and Les Roches, among others.
• 12 Insightful Sessions: Attendees can expect a rich program featuring speaker sessions,
masterclasses, and panel discussions conducted by esteemed industry experts.

Participating Institutions:
• Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School at Torrens University, Australia
• Culinary Arts Academy, Switzerland
• EHL Hospitality Business School, Switzerland and Singapore
• Glion Institute of Higher Education, Switzerland and UK
• IMI International Management Institute, Switzerland
• Kendall College at National Louis University, USA
• Les Roches Global Hospitality Education, Switzerland and Spain
• SHL Schweizerische Hotelfachschule Luzern, Switzerland
• Swiss Hotel Management School, Switzerland
• The Culinary Institute of America, USA
• The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management, UAE
• University College Birmingham, UK

Speaker Line-Up:
• Amandeep Kaur, General Manager, Welcomhotel by ITC, Bengaluru
• Anurag Mahapatra, Director of Learning & Development, Tamil Nadu, Taj Hotels
• Biraja Rout, Founder, Biggies Burger
• Chef Rajsekhar Sastry, Executive Chef, Taj Connemara, Chennai
• Devidyuti Ghosh, Hotel Manager, Mulberry Shades Nandi Hills, Bengaluru
• Kartikeya Sinha, Chef and Founder, Kartik’s Kitchen
• Nakul Rajaram, Director, Aswati Inns and Plantations
• Parth Gupta, Founder-Chef, Bloom Cafe & Cakery
• Sarosh Daruwalla, Hospitality Education Counseling Expert & Les Roches Alumnus
• Sita Lekshmi, General Manager, Aloft Bengaluru Outer Ring Road, Bengaluru
• Stephen Sobierajski, Director – Enrollment, The Culinary Institute of America
• Urvika Kanoi, Chef & Founder, The Daily Café & Café Duco
• Yash Bhanage, Founder, Hunger Inc. Hospitality

Positioned at the crossroads of innovation and excellence, the expo aligns with an industry poised for substantial growth, estimated to reach USD 29.61 billion by 2028. It serves as a catalyst, offering insights, fostering talent, and providing unparalleled networking opportunities – contributing significantly to the development of the hospitality and culinary sectors.

Mitali Rawool, Assistant Director, Engagements, Zista Education, stated: “We are proud to present the 7th edition of the Global Hospitality Education Expo, a crucial event for students aspiring to carve out careers in the culinary and hospitality sectors. Our expo, initiated in 2018, has grown significantly, starting from Mumbai and Delhi and now reaching multiple cities. The event facilitates
meaningful interactions between students across India and representatives from international institutions and eminent industry speakers, offering invaluable insights and perspectives on prospective careers. We have had the pleasure of hosting 55+ prestigious hospitality institutes, conducted 40+ speaker sessions, and for this edition, we have received over 2100 student registrations, showcasing the diverse and expanding interest in our expo.”