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IMI International Restaurant Management.

Postgraduate Studies

Program start: 24th September 2018, Morning group                    

Program duration: 6,5 months 

Language: English

Program shedule:​ Morning group: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

                                Evening group: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm  



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SWISSAM is the only world-class educational institution in Russia and the CIS specializing in Hospitality & Culinary Arts. It is situated in the very center of St. Petersburg. SWISSAM Hospitality Business & Culinary Arts School is fully accredited by prestigious international educational institutions - International Management Institute (Lucerne, Switzerland) and American Culinary Federation, Inc (New York, USA) to conduct their courses.

IMI International Restaurant Management is a program for those, who wish to improve their skills in restaurant management or plan to open up their own restaurant. The program consists of 2 modules: How to open a restaurant and How to manage a restaurant.

The course introduces restaurant management approaches to different service concepts: menu development and analysis, beverage sales and control, POS systems and principles of restaurant design. It will provide you with the benefits of personal attention, instant feedback, hands-on experience and the opportunity to complement previous knowledge. 

The program is focused on developing practical and entrepreneurial skills and covers all aspects of running a restaurant business.
At the end of the first module students create a business plan and present it to the board, consisting of industry professionals. At the end of the second module students create a “Pop-up Restaurant” project, in which they can apply all knowledge and skills gained during their studies.

How to Apply:

Step 1: Сomplete APPLICATION FORM, write a Motivational letter in English (600-1000 words) and send it to

Further, the admissions officers will contact you by phone to clarify the further procedure for admission.

Step 2: Send your TOEFL / IELTS / CAE certificates (if available) or pass Language Skill test: SWISSAM internal English Placement Test

Step 3: Schedule an Interview with Academic Department (in person or by SKYPE)

Step 4: Once your application has been accepted, you will receive a Provisional Acceptance Letter.

Prospective Careers:
  • Restaurateur
  • Restaurant/Bar/Cafeteria Director
  • Catering Business Director
  • Restaurant Consulting

Find out more about the program by contacting us:

  • e-mail:
  • phones: 
    • +7 (812) 244-06-14, +7 (911) 094-73-27 - Elizaveta Agafonova, admissions manager.


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