"The India's best education brand 2021" by Economics Times Kolkata, Pune, Goa, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Bangkok, Jaipur, Delhi, Bengaluru

Top 100 reasons to join iihm

IIHM Kolkata under Salt lake Society for Hotel Management does not conduct any Distance Education Program on Hotel Management and Catering Diploma or any other courses in Indismart Campus except Diploma in Hotel & Catering Management

  • India’s Largest Hotel School Chain.
  • Organizer of World’s Biggest Culinary Heats “Young Chef Olympiad” with participation from over 50 Countries
  • Awarded by Economic Times for “Best Education Brand 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 & 2021”
  • Dual Degree Advantage only at IIHM
  • World’s best Globally Connected Institution. Having MOU with 50+ Globally top Institutions.
  • Awarded by ABP News as Brand Excellence Award in Hospitality Sector
  • Organizes Biggest India competition for School Students on NDTV Goodtimes named “Young Chef India Schools” and “Young Chef India Junior Schools”
  • Provides International Industrial Training at USA, France, Middle East, Malaysia, Singapore, China, Japan, Maldives, Mauritius and more
  • Wine Education Tour – Only College in the World to take deserving students completely free of cost for 10 days to the Vineyards of Italy, Spain and France for teaching Wines.
  • WSET – Wine and Spirit Education Trust (UK). Certification in Wine Studies. There are only 7 Programme Providers in India along with IIHM. The hospitality Industry comes to IIHM for WSET Certification

  • Post Graduate Degree Program in IUBH University of Applied Sciences and Hospitality, Germany,Post Graduate Degree Program in BHMS Switzwerland
  • International Placement
  • International Industrial Training at USA, France, Middle East, Malaysia, Singapore, China, Japan, Maldives, Mauritius and more.
  • Global Faculty from all over the world
  • MOU with 50+ Globally top Institutions across the countries.
  • State of the Art Bangkok ,Thailand Campus
  • Our Brand Ambassador is Chef Ranveer Brar. Learn the best from the Master Chefs
  • Celebrity Master Chef Food Camps at IIHM Campuses. Learn the latest from the best
  • Over 15,000 Alumni well settled all over the World
  • Wine Education Tour :- Only College in the World to take deserving students completely free of cost for 10 days to the Vineyards of Italy, 18. Spain and France for teaching Wines
  • Food Festivals and its learning prepare students to face life practically
  • Whiskey Appreciation Tour 20. in Scotland :- Only College in the World where it will be taking deserving students completely free of cost for 10 days to Scotland for teaching Scotch
  • Ministry of Tourism accolades for promoting Indian Tourism over the globe through World’s Biggest Culinary Heats Young Chef Olympiad on CNN-IBN and Young Chef India Schools on NDTV Goodtimes
  • More than 30 lac Facebook fans & followers
  • More than 20,000 Instagram fans & followers of iihmhotelschool
  • Social Media Advantages: Student Activation on Social Platforms add a early mover advantage
  • Awarded for Asia’s Greatest Brands by United Research Services “URS Asia One”
  • Awarded for World’s Greatest Brands Process Reviewer by PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Global exposure through Skype Classes and FB Live sessions
  • Creator of the International Hospitality Day for Global Hospitality Industry
  • Teacher Chef Competition for School teachers. Contributing to the Education fraternity
  • Teachers Day Award :- Honouring the School teachers hard work for shaping India’s future. We care for our Society
  • Principal Meet:- Education means to share and learn and we involve the School’s best for it
  • Telegraph Food Guide Award:- Recognising Food Industry from 5 star Hotel’s to best Restaurants
  • IDS: Internet Distribution System:- Cause students need to learn about Hotel’s booking and other controls from the real practical world
  • Caviar Practical :- Our Students learn to serve and taste one of the most expensive dish in the World
  • Indismart Breakfast :- Replication of a 5 Star Hotel Breakfast
  • Afternoon Tea/ Hi Tea Service : Cause Life style is what we believe in
  • State Banquets:- Learn to Serve Royalty, Kings, Queens and the State Heads through these LIVE practical service sessions
  • Realia as real time entrepreneurship exposure :Replication of a Theme based Cusine and serving to our guests. Learning should be fun
  • Fine Dining Exposure:- Because Food is about Lifestyle Learn to serve an authentic 5 course menu in complete Royal style
  • Wine Education by Keith Edgar:- Sommelier from Canada specially flies in for this session Best gets to learn from the best
  • Shaun Kenworthy teaching:- Celebrity Chef from UK teaches our Students in Culinary
  • Alumni are GM and Top Achievers in Hospitality Industry
  • Awarded for The Best Hotel Management Institute by IBN 18
  • Awarded consecutively for the last 6 years as Top Hotel Management Institute of India by Competition Succeess Review Magazine
  • Awarded as Global Education Excellence Award from Prime Time
  • Awarded as National Education Achievers Award by Praxis Media
  • Awarded National Education Excellence Award
  • Awarded India’s Most Prominent Food & Hospitality Awards 2019
  • Awarded CSR Awards for Excellence 2018
  • Awarded Merit Awards & Market Research, Best Hotel Management College in Delhi 2018
  • Dr Suborno Bose as Chief Mentor :- CEO of International Hospitality Council, London addressing and handling hospitality issues across the World. Read out more about him
  • Prof David Foskett as Mentor:- Legend in the Culinary World from London. His Books are taught all over the World in Hospitality Colleges. Read more
  • Ron Scott as Mentor:- A Whisky Expert from UK, tutors and lectures IIHM Students
  • Liam Steevenson as Mentor :- A Master of Wine from UK mentoring students in the subject is rare. A Legend in himself. Know more
  • Mock Interviews and Sessions from EMG & Krish Banik:- Preparing students for the Campus Placements
  • YCO Mentor Master Chef Sanjeev Kapoor comes to IIHM campuses for the YCO
  • Awarded as Best Hospitality Management Institute from Gurukul
  • Option to complete Year 3 and 4 at University of West London – UK with 9 months paid internship in top London Hotels
  • Option to complete Year 3 and Year 4 in George Brown College, Canada
  • Option to complete Year 3 at University College of Birmingham, UK
  • Option to complete Year 3 at Niagara College, Canada
  • Option to complete Year 3 at KBU Bangko
  • Students Experience of Farmer’s Market, A unique concept of farm to plate organised by India’s leading Food Critic, Mrs Karen Anan
  • Participation in Chef Competitions in different parts of India & World
  • A Culinary Competition for 1st Year students called Rookie Chef with Finals in Bangkok
  • A Culinary Competition for 3rd Year students called Super Chef with Finals in Bangkok
  • Participate and delegate in International and National Conferences
  • Opportunity to participate in top Chef demos in five star hotels
  • Top Achievers in the hospitality industry in the world are IIHM alumnus
  • Exposure to Social media and getting connected to top hospitality industry stalwarts.
  • Educational Excursions to Vineyards of Nashik, Coffee Plantations of Bangalore and Scotch Distilleries of Goa
  • IIHM Inter college Festival like Rigolo, Symphony get the students community form all walks of life together
  • World’s largest followed face book page in Hospitality colleges with over 30 Lakhs FB Connections
  • Part of Worldskills:- Our students participate in World Skills
  • Our Students handle the VIP service during the IPL Matches
  • Our Students are a part of VVIP Receptions like PM Visit
  • IIHM Highly praised by several VVIPs including Singapore PM, Mr Lee & British Culture, Media and Sport Minister Ms Helen Grant, MP
  • Accolades and inspirational statement by Tourism Secretary Dr Lalit Panwar & Mr Vinod Zutshi
  • Praise fpr taking India to next level in Culinary and Hospitality by Chef Sanjeev Kapoor
  • Rated as one of the best Hpspitality Management Institute in the World by Prof David Foskett, the ultimate name in Culinary Art
  • APIU Global Award for Best Globally connected Hotel Management School in the World 2017
  • Hotel validations : 1. IIHM part of Cherie, USA 2. IIHM part of WSET, 3. IIHM part of HCIMA , UK, 4. IIHM part of CII and BCCI, 5. IIHM part of IHRA
  • IIHM Student Handles VIP service the Formula 1 at Budh International Circuit
  • IIHM Students handle the VIP service of the Indian Tennis Premier League
  • Learning by participation in AHAAR:Biggest Hospitality Expo at Delhi. Students visit to learn the latest developments, inventions and New Technology in Hospitality & IIHM Students Compete at AHAAR in various categories to compete with the Industry
  • Our CSR Activity on Independence Day is PAN India, espacially in 7 campus cities.
  • IIHM runs NSDC National Skill Development Corporation) courses for Skill India Initiative of Hospitality Sector Skils
  • IIHM Partners with FICCI FLO to train the ladies in the villages,
  • training them for running their own canteens, dhabas and small time restaurants. Because we care
  • IIHM Participates in Earth Hour. Because we care
  • IIHM supports Equation Quiz for the Corporates. We care for our Indian Industry and promote Education
  • Sports are another area where our students indulge
  • Soccer, Cricket, TT, Basketball, Billiards – You Name it
  • IIHM participates in Walkathon in Kolkata to promote healthy diet & to prevent diabetes on the World Diabetic Day
  • IIHM participates in World’s Biggest Hospitality Expo at Singapore
  • We encourage the use of social media like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & Linkedin, in our campuses
  • Chef Gordon Ramsay has inspired our Young Chef Olympiad Anthem. He Retweets us wishing us Best of Luck
  • Master Chef Junior USA Logan Jr flies to IIHM Campuses across India to be a part of our energy
  • Chef Andreas Muller – Chief Judge World Skills Qatar 2016 loves the brand and flies every year to dip in our energy during YCO
  • Ministry of Tourism (Govt. Of India), Delhi Tourism, Punjab Tourism,Goa Tourism, Maharashtra Tourism, Karanataka Tourism, Tamil Nadu Tourism & West bengal Tourism Supports IIHM for organizing YCO
  • Over 78 websites worldwide cover YCO
  • Owner of Oberoi Hotels Mr VikramOberoi commends about IIHM
  • MD and CEO of TAJ Hotels Mr. Rakesh Sharma commends about the vision of IIHM
  • Our Chief Mentor, Dr. Suborno Bose was conferred with the title of ‘Culinary Idol’ at Fabelle Exquisite Chocolates FoodFood Awards 2018 (East)
  • Our Director Mrs Sanjukta Bose gets award for 50 most influential Indian under 50 Award in Dubai
  • Attached 77 Room running business hotel for training of our students to impart real life training to our students

"I am currently working at Novotel, Ahmedabad formerly workeday The Park Hyatt, Hyderabad. I've also worked at Zee Cine Awards. In the industry I am glad, I learned from the best IIHM. It taught me all disciplines, all the values and what hospitality is all about. Whatever I doing and will be doing always be related to IIHM & all the faculties."

Rahul Mehta – Sales and Marketing
Novotel , Ahmedabad

"I love my entire career to IIHM. IIHM inculcated Discipline,Relationship building & Team Management Skill. Without 3 assets of the service industry I would not be where I am without IIHM. Thank you IIHM."

Santanu Ghosh – Sr. Director

"IIHM made me realize my passion for cooking. Thank to all faculty members for lighting up the desire in me. IIHM enable me to secure a job in Australia which helped boost my career."

Bernard Lee – Sous Chef
QT Hotels & Resorts, Canberra, Australia

"I could not have been more fortunate and IIHM is always going to be a very very important part of my life and it is all thanks to them that I am here."

Somya Mishra – Event Co-ordinator
JW Marriott Hotel Kolkata

"Post my pass out I joined Oberoi and I moved to Marriot. Over here I am working as a Housekeeping Executive and as far IIHM concerned its the college where from the very first day the faculty, the director they make sure that you are groomed in such a way that you are ready by competition of 3 years, you are ready to work with hotels "

Mr. Sumanta – (Housekeeping Executive)
JW Marriott Hotel Kolkata

"Started my career with Raheja Group of Hotels, worked 10 years in the Taj group of hotels, now working in Fort Jadhavgargh. IIHM is a very good college whatever I am today to become something. To become something you need to have a base what I have got from my college. What I have learnt at IIHM is helping me today."

Biswajit Biswas – (General Manager)
Fort Jadhavgargh

"IIHM has been a wondrous platform for me for achieve my goals. Along with the constant support of my faculty. Wishing IIHM all the success."

Marriot Marquis Miami, USA

"I was a student of IIHM in 2011-2014 Batch & specialized in F&B Service. It is a glorious brand I'd say because it is recognised globally and everyone knows what IIHM stands for, its fun and its learning mashed up together. I wish the faculties,the alumnies & the students of IIHM a beautiful & glorious success. "

Hyatt Regency , Kolkata

"Forever thankful to IIHM for what I am today. I would love to take this opportunity to thank the entire team of IIHM for the grand success and the mark that they made last 26 years."

ESHA GHOSH – Associate Director (Event Sales)
Hyatt Regency , Kolkata

"I am Hovaz and I come from Iran. I wanted to study in IIHM Hotel School in India and therefore I came to Kolkata. IIHM is renowned as an institute that prepares students to succeed in International Hotels, and that is what I look forward to. I am in the 2013 -2016 batch and now I am studying in the Final Year Thanks to IIHM."

Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort , United States

"With a brilliant academic success behind herself, She graduated with a gold medal from IIHM. But, She had shown more entrepreneurial skills throughout the tenure of her education in IIHM than in other areas of engagements. Immediately after her education she started her own restaurant by the name The Wise Owl which has already become famous in the locality."

SIDDHIKA GHOSH – Managing Partner & Owner
The Wise Owl Steakhouse , Kolkata

"I graduated in Hospitality Management from IIHM in the year 1999. That I studied at IIHM was my advantage. After graduation I joined the kitchen. But my fundamentals were very strong and quickly rose through the ranks and today I am the Executive Sous Chef in International The Lalit, Delhi."

PRADIPTA SINHA – Executive Sous Chef
International The Lalit, Delhi

"With the help of IIHM I Graduated in hospility management and came to USA on Internship. After completing my Internship, I completed my masters in hospility management from Columbia University. I want to thank my teachers at IIHM and my colleagues who helped me to nurture my dreams in my college."

Dayapal – Food & Beverage Manager
Park Hyatt, Washington DC

"The three years that I spent at IIHM were a big transitional stage in my life. It helped me prepare myself to work with great confidence. The assignments with challenging"

AMIT DASH – Executive Chef
Hotel Westin , Pune

"I could not have felt more at home in a place so different from Armenia. I love every moment I spend at the IIHM Hotel School whether it is cooking up an Indian meal in the kitchen or supervising over a Food and Beverage Festival in one of the city’s favourite event management venue. There are always new skills to develop, people to meet and experiences to encounter that will help me to succeed in my future. I am also the Captain of IIHM Rugby Team. "

IIHM , Kolkata

"Life certainly does surprise you with its unexpected turns. I never knew that three years of long journey with IIHM would lead me to the dream hotels of many, Marriott. I cannot thank IIHM enough, along with everyone for their consistent support. And I certainly hope to continue making my IIHM proud."


"I am Hovaz and I come from Iran. I wanted to study in IIHM Hotel School in India and therefore I came to Kolkata. IIHM is renowned as an institute that prepares students to succeed in International Hotels, and that is what I look forward to. I am in the 2013 -2016 batch and now I am studying in the Final Year Thanks to IIHM."

Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort , United States

"It is the finer aspects of training & transparency that keep our talents intact. We at Siyaji believe the company is only as good as its people. Hence we are proud to have maximum leaders from within. This has resulted in the growth of our culture, talent & organization. "

Kunal Katoch – VP Operations
Sayaji Hotels Limited
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