Mr Jean-François Reinhard is Senior Lecturer Practical Arts at the Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne. He has a dual path combining industry experience and academia. He is a trained chef with a Federal certificate of teaching aptitude (CFAP) from the IFFP in Lausanne. Jean-François has worked for 30 years in various kitchens in Switzerland and abroad including the UK, USA, Canada, Indonesia and Australia. He spent 10 years with the Hilton International Hotel group.
Naturally attracted by the transmission of knowledge, Jean-François joined the Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne in 1994, and was part of various projects. He took over the responsibility of the production and the teaching kitchen organization between 2002 and 2011.