Nicolas Schweitzer is a Lecturer Practical Arts overseeing operations and training students in various food and beverage outlets at EHL. Born in the French region of Alsace, Nicolas trained at the Ecole Hôtelière Alexandre Dumas located in Illkirch, France. During his studies, Nicolas completed internships in Monaco, Northern Ireland and Paris. He started his career as the Restaurant Manager at Chez Pierre in Alsace in 2006. After two years there, he moved to Toronto to improve his English while working alongside Chef Marc Thuet at Bistro & Bakery Thuet. In 2008, he returned to France where he was a Chef de rang at the Parc hôtel in Wangenbourg-Engenthal. In 2009, he moved to Canada, to work for a year in Montreal at Pintxo in the front-of-house staff. He landed in Switzerland in 2010 and spent two years at the Golf de Lausanne restaurant as a Chef de rang, before spending three years at the Restaurant du Jorat in Mézières (Canton of Vaud) as Restaurant Manager. On the back of this experience, Nicolas joined EHL in January 2015 as an F&B Assistant, then became a Lecturer Practical Arts in September 2016.