Top Ranked Kendall College School of Hospitality Management
The School of Hospitality Management at Kendall College is rated (#29) in CEOWorld’s rating of the Top 50 Global Hospitality Management Schools. The ranking was based on a survey of 18,000 hospitality recruiters and senior managers of luxury hotels around the world.
At Kendall College we help prepare you for a future in every facet of hospitality management. When you choose one of the finest hospitality programs in the country you choose to equip yourself with the knowledge and the experience to help you achieve your dreams. Our students are passionate about hospitality, whether they want to successfully manage large hotel or resort operations, organize corporate meetings, plan weddings and events or become the next Master Sommelier.
Learn the vital skills you’ll need in the fast-paced hospitality industry at Kendall College. We blend traditional classroom learning styles with practical, hands-on projects and internships to show you what’s important in the industry. During Capstone, an integral senior year project, you’ll work in a team of business and culinary arts students to plan a business and present your ideas to a panel of esteemed industry professionals and Kendall faculty.
Our faculty team consists of authors, consultants, business owners and subject-matter experts who provide keen hospitality industry insight and know-how you won’t find anywhere else. Take advantage of our study abroad program and travel to Australia, China, Spain or Switzerland to gain a global perspective on hospitality.
Graduate armed with the industry knowledge and skills that companies expect. 95% of our December 2014 graduating students found a job in their field within six months of graduation*. We offer seven concentrations so you can follow your specific passion, whether it’s hotel management, restaurant management or anything in between.
"Kendall College gave me the opportunity to network with event professionals from around the world."
- Melissa Baca Parra, ‘11
"It was definitely a good experience studying at Kendall College because of the emphasis on the general education courses...what I gained in these courses has helped me effectively communicate with different levels of management."
- Dhruv Khanna , Hospitality Management '09
Chicago Michelin Guide Restaurants rank Kendall College the No. 1 Chicago program for preparing students for hospitality careers.