The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts becomes an associate member of Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne

The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts (RACA) signed an advisory agreement with Lausanne Hospitality Consulting (LHC), the advisory services branch of EHL Group, on the 5th of December 2018 at the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts campus in Amman, Jordan.


The partnership aims to develop and expand the course programs offered at RACA, whilst RACA and LHC will be working together towards moving RACA to full EHL Certification.

This step aligns with the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts’ celebrations of its 10th anniversary; RACA was established in 2008 as one of the initiatives of the King Abdullah II Fund for Development (KAFD) to raise the level of education in the tourism sector and to offer educational paths related to the country’s labor market. The Royal Academy of Culinary Arts currently awards a diploma in Culinary Arts.

Dr. Wajeh Oweis, Chairman of RACA’s Board of Trustees and Chef Jacques Rossel, RACA’s Director signed on behalf of RACA and Mr. Olivier Roux, Senior Managing Director of LHC and Mr. Jens-Henning Peters, LHC Consultant, signed on behalf of Lausanne Hospitality Consulting.


Based on 125 years of experience in training hospitality professionals, EHL provides guidance and support to other hospitality or hotel management schools and helps them reach a level of quality that meets EHL standards in a given program and location. Through its consulting entity, Lausanne Hospitality Consulting (LHC), EHL has developed a network of certified schools through which it transfers knowledge of international hospitality industry standards and trends, management education methods and the latest learning technology with the vision of sharing the Swiss hospitality excellence around the world.

EHL Group offers support for hotel management schools worldwide. Thanks to years of experience in launching and developing educational centers, the EHL certification recognizes the best institutions in their categories. These institutions work hand-in-hand with the local industry and show a strong commitment to hospitality education, while students enjoy a higher curriculum quality, personalized infrastructures and opportunities to visit other EHL-certified schools.

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