Hotel and catering

We offer you a summary of higher education courses in the hotel and catering sector: BTS, specialised schools, masters degrees, specific training courses, etc. We also provide some information on the professions, along with testimonials from professionals in the sector. The hotel and restaurant industry is one of the Principality of Monaco's and the Côte d'Azur's flagship sectors!

Higher education in the hotel and catering sector


BTS in Hotel and Restaurant Management

The 1st year of this BTS is common to all students. It focuses on the fundamentals of cooking, service and accommodation. The aim is for students to acquire a wide range of skills. A significant part is devoted to food hygiene and conservation rules, stock management, basic culinary techniques and customer reception and service. The syllabus also includes lessons applied to the hotel and restaurant industry: concepts of human resources, law and accounting are integrated into a course on entrepreneurship and running a hotel business. Adapting to new consumer trends and digitalization is covered in management and marketing, as is team management. Finally, two foreign languages, including English, and French are included in the programme. There is a 16-week work placement during the year. At the end of the 1st year, students choose one of the following 3 options:

  • Option A - Restaurant management
  • Option B - Culinary production unit management
  • Option C - Accommodation unit management

Professional degrees in hotel and catering


Higher education establishments specialising in the hotel and catering industry


Masters in Hotel and Restaurant Management


Further training in the hotel and catering industry


Some professions in the hotel and catering sector




Videos on careers




Serveur de restaurant

Employé de restauration


Exploitant en restauration

Maître d'hôtel


Commis de cuisine

Pâtissier en restauration collective


Chef gérant

Traiteur-organisateur de réceptions

Pâtissier de restaurant



Chef cuisinier




Employé de hall

Concierge d'hôtel

Directeur d'hôtel