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15 November 2010

Les Roches is proudly represented at the 11th Hospitality Awards...

The 11th Hospitality Awards, hosted by the MKG Group, took place on November 15th, 2010 at InterContinental Paris Le Grand, France.

The 11th Hospitality Awards, hosted by the MKG Group, took place on November 15th, 2010 at InterContinental Paris Le Grand, France. This international competition founded by Georges Panayotis, President & CEO of MKG Group, is an opportunity for hotels to highlight their teams’ exemplary achievements in communication, marketing, innovation, human resources, social and environmental responsibility, and customer loyalty programs. A major innovation has been added for this 11th edition with the Worldwide Hospitality Management Schools Awards. Through them, a link will be made between the international schools of hospitality management and future operations managers. The jury of the Worldwide Hospitality Management Schools Awards is made up of representatives of the worldwide hospitality industry.

In the School Award category “Best Professional Success”Les Roches was represented by alumna Elsa Abascal – Biscaut (05), General Manager of the Hidden Hotel.

The Best Professional Success Award recognizes a former hospitality management student who has been working for 3 to 5 years. This young professional has to distinguish him/herself by his/her academic results, by a promising and/or successful career path, and aspire to a career at a managerial level.

Cheered on by Mr. Hutchinson (Director of Academic Affairs), Elsa came in at an impressive 3rd place, and we are very proud of her achievement.

Main steps in Elsa’s career: Hilton Camino Real, El Paso, Kitchen & Sales Internship / CMPS Ascot, Conference F&B Internship / Meridien, Paris, Kitchen & Pastry Management Internship / Meridien Etoile, Meridien Paris Reservation Center / Novotel Tour Eiffel Paris, Conference Management / Montalembert Paris, Assistant Front Office Manager / Pullman La Defense, Paris, Guest Relations / Hidden Paris, General Manager

Recognition of her peers: Class Delegate 2002-2003 Les Roches /Assistant Director of Les Rochiens magazine 2005 / Marketing Director of Les Roches Social Club 2005