About Us

A Little History

Our aim at Boma International Hospitality College (BIHC), in partnership with the Business and Hotel Management School (BHMS) in Switzerland is to nurture your interest in the hospitality industry and empower your ambitions. We have developed a state of the art study programme designed to facilitate access to demanding, while rewarding careers.

Our curriculum maintains a strong emphasis on Swiss tradition of balancing theories with immediate practical applications within the key and most central operating areas, namely the Food and Beverage and Rooms Division departments of the Boma Hotel Complex, as part of the Applied Hotel Operations module.

Beyond the theory and practical applications at the College and at Boma Hotels, our programs include periods of externships at leading international and local hospitality brands, during which students are expected to demonstrate their skills, knowledge and attitudes under the direct monitoring of professionals who will do their best in providing guidance for their professional benefit. Our students may undertake PAID international internship programs in the United States of America, Middle East and the Caribbean as part of their study package.

The range of courses offered by BIHC continues to expand to match the growing needs of the Hospitality industry. They are ingeniously designed to prepare students for various positions in the hospitality industry globally, with Diploma and Certificate courses intakes conducted in January, May and September. We have also developed short courses in International Cookery and Pastry which run separately on weekends or weekdays throughout the year.

Through our Professional Hospitality Development Program, we have set out to train and re-train professionals across various departments of the hospitality industry through tailor-made programs and short courses in front office operations, food and beverage service techniques, professional chefs’ course and housekeeping and laundry operations, among others. This program, not only rejuvenates the learner by improving their skill-set but also affirms BIHC’s standing as a top national and regional leader in hospitality training

The College is fully equipped with modern training kitchens, training restaurants & bars and has access to all front and back-of-the house facilities of The Boma Hotels, including Front Office, Housekeeping, Spa and Health Club areas. We have recently expanded our facilities with the introduction of a new e-learning Resource Centre and lecture rooms equipped with the latest audio-visual equipment, labs and a computer centre. All students have online access to Internet, intranet and campus-wide wireless connection.

Our Mission

Our mission is to prepare our diverse student body for successful careers in the hospitality and tourism industry by providing them with relevant quality education and work experience to successfully operate service-oriented business entities.


Our Vision

To be a leading pan African hospitality education and training brand, recognized in cutting-edge practical-centric knowledge and skills development.


Core Values

  1. Proffesionalism
  2. Growth
  3. Timeliness
  4. Passion

Value proposition

Building Character and Inspiring Careers

Our Facilities

Awards

BIHC ranks 2nd at the EuroCHRIE University Challenge 2021

The Africa MICE Awards recognise industry players that are innovative in organising business events and whose expertise and service levels meet global standards. It comprises four categories: Event Excellence Awards, Suppliers Excellence Awards, Industry Achievement Award and the Individual Award category. These categories are targeted at industry players ranging from Professional Conference Organisers (PCO), Professional Exhibition Organisers (PEO), Destination Management Companies (DMC), exhibition and convention venue operators, to suppliers such as stand contractors, AV, production and staging companies. The award categories enable individuals as well as companies to be recognised.

Kenya Representative for the 7th International Young Chef Olympiad 2021

Each year, over 55 countries participated in the World's Biggest Culinary Competition, spread across 5 cities of India and spanning over 7 days of competition with the finals being held in the iconic city of Kolkata. However, due to the global pandemic, the International Hospitality Council has decided to host and organize the entire Young Chef Olympiad 2021 virtually. Nevertheless, the Spirit and Essence of YCO remains intact- spreading the message of camaraderie and friendship among young people from all around the World and creating a positive vibe among young people of the World, despite the global pandemic. Over the last six years the world has seen the birth of culinary stars and dreams being celebrated on the global Culinary stage. The prestigious Gold Medal has been won by students representing Malaysia (2015, 2018 and 2020); Canada (2016); Singapore (2017) and France (2019). Not only have each of them won the Gold Medal and coveted Trophy to carry home, but also a great opportunity to further their culinary dream of becoming a leading Global Chef. Through our student, Swabra Idd and her mentor, Head of Culinary Arts, Chef Chris Burton, BIHC ranked again for the 2nd year in the Top 10 Plate Trophy Competition.

Nominee for the M.I.C.E Academic Institution of the Year Award for 2019 by the Global Mice Summit

The Africa MICE Awards recognise industry players that are innovative in organising business events and whose expertise and service levels meet global standards. It comprises four categories: Event Excellence Awards, Suppliers Excellence Awards, Industry Achievement Award and the Individual Award category. These categories are targeted at industry players ranging from Professional Conference Organisers (PCO), Professional Exhibition Organisers (PEO), Destination Management Companies (DMC), exhibition and convention venue operators, to suppliers such as stand contractors, AV, production and staging companies. The award categories enable individuals as well as companies to be recognised.

Kenya Representative for the 6th International Young Chef Olympiad 2020

The Young Chef Olympiad is based on a vision of being the best platform to bring the world closer, via food as food unites people. The competition has always been a platform to connect more and more young chefs globally and to build bridges for talent in the field of culinary arts across borders. It is also aimed at blending culinary cultures and making it an integral part of the participant's lives. The 2020 edition was held across 4 Indian cities (Delhi, Bangalore, Pune, Goa and Kolkata) with over 60 competing nations from across the world. BIHC was represented by Georgina Naomi Muthoni.

Our Partners

General Communication

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