Cyrille Lecossois is a Senior Lecturer Practical Arts teaching culinary arts and restaurant service courses at EHL. He originally trained as a cook and obtained professional certificates in culinary arts and hotel and restaurant operations. He began his career in restaurants in France, as a cook, or line cook and then gained international experience by working for Club Mediterranée (Club Med) in various locations over a period of six years. Arriving in Switzerland for family reasons, Cyrille worked in a restaurant at the top of Monterux, and then in a five-star hotel restaurant in Montreux. He joined EHL in 2001, occupying different positions from culinary instructor to executive chef. Since then, he has added a new dimenision to his career by focusing on developing and implementing highly effective teaching and learning methodology for higher education and the practical arts subjects that he teaches.