*THE BEST OF THEIR PROFESSION AS GUEST ON THE BASELWORLD
The Glion Institute of Higher Education presents their MOFs
Wassermann & Company cooperated with the renowned Glion Institute for catering at Baselworld 2019. Three excellent masters of the institute have developed the culinary concept of selected restaurants: Chantal Wittmann, Fabien Foare and Benoît Carcenat. Their handwriting is reflected in the concept and menu of two restaurants.
The Meilleur Ouvrier de France (MOF)
Chantal Wittmann, Fabien Foare and Benoît Carcenat have been teaching at the Glion Institute since 2017. They all bear the title Meilleur Ouvrier de France (MOF). This coveted award has been awarded every four years since 1924 by the French Ministry of Labor and the “Societé des Meilleurs Ouvries de France” in various craft sectors.
Gastronomic Restaurant Manager
Chantal Wittmann has over 30 years of experience in the practical teaching of service and fine dining. In 2011, she earned the title of MOF in Service, becoming only the second woman to win the competitive award. At Glion Institute of Higher Education, Chantal is in charge as Gastronomic Restaurant Manager and Senior Lecturer. She is head of the managing and teaching service at Le Bellevue, Glion’s fine-dining restaurant.
Executive Chef and Director of Food Production
Fabien Foare is an accomplished chef with 15 years of experience in catering, restaurant operations and education. In 2011, he earned the title of Meilleur Ouvrier de France (MOF) in Catering. In 2016, Fabien joined the team at the Académie de Cuisine Benoît Violier, part of the Hôtel de Ville de Crissier, a triple-Michelin-starred restaurant in Switzerland considered one of the finest in the world.
Culinary Arts Advisor
Benoît Carcenat is an award-winning chef with nearly two decades of culinary experience. In 2015, he earned the title of Meilleur Ouvrier de France (MOF) in Cuisine. He spent nearly a decade as Chef Adjoint at the Hôtel de Ville de Crissier, a triple-Michelin-starred restaurant in Switzerland, considered one of the finest in the world. At Glion, he is in charge of the menu and concept behind Fresh, Glion’s restaurant dedicated to healthy, sustainable cuisine.
Things to know about The Glion Institute of Higher Education
Anyone who would like to pursue a career in international hospitality management will almost surely want to study with the leading specialists at the Glion Institute based in Montreux with further campuses in Bulle and London. The Institute ranks among the world’s best hospitality business schools and offers bachelor’s or master’s degrees which combine practice and theory with professional internships for up-and-coming hotel and F&B experts. Students learn what is important in the hospitality and service industry and the management of luxury brands in upscale restaurants and other service industries. The Glion Institute’s graduates are frequently chosen for top positions in the industry, including international companies such as the Hilton, Mandarin Oriental, Four Seasons or Ritz-Carlton.