Institut Lyfe unveils its new training bar concept and a new programme

Institut Lyfe, a benchmark establishment in France in the field of training in the culinary arts, pastry, hospitality and restaurant management professions, is proud to announce its latest opening: the ROSE GARDEN. The training bar, open to the public, underlines the school’s educational approach, offering its students a new and unique setting for applied learning.

Located in the heart of the Gérard Pélisson Campus at the Château de la Roseraie in Ecully, the Rose Garden represents a fusion of tradition and innovation.

A skillful mix of excellence and experience

The Rose Garden offers a unique experience thanks to a drinks menu developed by Alain Dauvergne, Chef Trainer, Bartender and French Cocktail Champion 2023. Each creation takes you on a sensory journey, combining traditional and contemporary versions of cocktails, as well as an exploration of teas and non-alcoholic cocktails, highlighting a diverse and rich range of flavours. The decor, in the style of a grand hotel bar, blends together timeless French elegance and modernity. The Rose Garden will be open to the public on weeknights from 3:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Students on the Bachelor’s in International Hospitality and Restaurant Management, certified by the Ministry of Higher Education and Research, will have the chance to experience a professional workplace while exploring the craft of mixology. Both habitual and new clients, meanwhile, will have the opportunity to discover or delve deeper into the French art of hospitality.

Institut Lyfe Training Bar

New programme dedicated to International Wine and Beverage Management launching in September 2024

As a continuation of its commitment to excellence and innovation, in September 2024 Institut Lyfe will inaugurate a Bachelor’s programme focusing on the management of wines and beverages from around the world, covering all aspects of the wine and spirits sector.

The course will offer 3rd and 4th year students the opportunity to acquire solid technical, managerial and financial skills. By equipping them with the ability to understand and analyse the main trends and market opportunities in these sectors, they will learn to develop a global strategic vision.

The programme will benefit from the expertise of Gaëtan Bouvier, Meilleur Ouvrier de France Sommelier and Master of Port, ensuring first-class training for the next generation of wine and beverage professionals.

Dominique Giraudier, CEO of Institut Lyfe highlighted: “Our mission is to prepare for the future by training responsible experts and leaders, capable of enriching the hospitality, restaurant and tourism sectors. With the Rose Garden and our new unique wine and beverages programme, we are affirming our commitment to experiential learning and academic excellence.”