MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR
San Francisco de Quito University is a higher education institution that meets all international standards of excellence and has been ranked as the #55 university in Latin America by QS Ranking.
Our philosophy education based on Liberal Arts added to the modern participatory teaching methods and an environment of friendship and local and international diversity, define the comprehensive development of our students.
Beyond giving them a good professional training, USFQ encourages their education as freethinking, innovative, creative and entrepreneur people.
- USFQ has been ranked as the #55 university in Latin America by QS Ranking.
- 3 main campus: Cumbayá (Quito), Galápagos Islands and Tiputini Biodiversity Station.
- 7 on-campus restaurants that allow our student to carry out their practices in a real environment with authentic diners.
- +20 alliances with leading hospitality and food and beverage companies in Ecuador.
ABOUT COLLEGE OF HOSPITALITY, CULINARY ARTS AND TOURISM
College of Hospitality, Culinary Arts and Tourism at San Francisco de Quito University trains entrepreneurs who are distinguished by their ethics and academic excellence.
Our main differentiator is the integration of theory and practice in our classes to provide all the elemental tools to ensure an outstanding professional performance. We inspire our students to discover the wonderful world of the hospitality industry focusing on the dedication to service, excellence and sustainable development.
To be recognized as the leading gastronomy and hospitality school in Ecuador and the region is a commitment that encourage us to serve better every day.
USFQ AND THE ALLIANCE
USFQ joined the Alliance by Institut Paul Bocuse in 2010. Since day one there has been a strong collaboration among all the institutions. Besides, provide students for the Summer Program at Institut Paul Bocuse each year, USFQ has also staged courses and demonstrations in sister universities of the Alliance with its professors.
It has organized culinary festivals during which Institut Paul Bocuse chefs have lectured for students as well as Ecuadorian restaurateurs and chefs. It has promoted the French culture and cuisine in several events in Ecuador, and also mounted an Ecuadorian culinary demonstration at Institut Paul Bocuse as a counterpart.
WHY JOIN THE ALLIANCE?
The Alliance by Institut Paul Bocuse represents a key opportunity for our students and faculty members to connect and network with leading school around the world that share similar principles, values and objectives in terms of professional education.
To be part of this global network allows our student to share the cultural diversity of our country and explore the ones around the world and learn from them. Furthermore, the culinary summer program signifies a once-in-a-lifetime experience and an invaluable opportunity for our students to learn from some the best chefs in the world.
Strong skills, impeccable techniques and a vast knowledge regarding cooking, gastronomy and service allows the Institut Paul Bocuse Summer Program participants to stand out in their future professional life.