SSTH Alumni Network

Welcome to the SSTH Alumni Network

What is the SSTH Network?

The SSTH network is spread all over the world. It includes over 5500 alumni from 87 countries.

The Alumni Network strengthens communication and connectedness among each other and offers
more exciting career opportunities all over the world.

"We all carry the values of respect, integration, professionalism, passion and cordiality into the world and we are proud to be an SSTH Alumni. " 

 Nowadays, national and international networking is becoming increasingly important. Personal contact, a common background and the same ideas of professionalism, loyalty and hospitality create trust. So let's use our great SSTH network, strengthen our cohesion and let's all benefit from it.


Sugandha Saxena

SSTH Alumni since 2010

Chef Enterpreneur from New Delhi - India


"SSTH is a melting pot of different cultures coming together to learn the art and structure of hospitality and service industry set in the most beautyful place a person can be blessed to study at."

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Join the community

How can you participate?

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All SSTH graduates are considered Alumni and enjoy services specially created for them.

Join our Facebook and LinkedIn groups and stay in touch with us. With a profile on Hosco you can find out where your former schoolmates currently work, you benefit from one of the largest job platforms in the hotel industry and make valuable new contacts.

This is a Win Win situation, get the latest news from the SSTH first hand and benefit from the alumni benefits. Register today and become part of the large network.

SSTH Alumni Benefits - From Alumni for Alumni

Visit our Alumni all over the Wolrd and benefit from various special offers. If you are looking for a good hotel rate or even a personal career advice, our SSTH Alumni will be happy to help you.

If you would like to share a special offer with the communitiy, please do not hesitate to let us know. We will be happy to publish it.

Our Alumni since 2007:

Samuel Friedmann, Managing Director 

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will be happy to gift you a glass of Sake the next time you visit his restaurant.

Kai Sushi Schiffbau in Zurich


We believe that love makes everything better: the earth, the people and our food.

Our Alumni since 2009:

Florian Gabathuler, F&B Manager

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will be happy to gift you a VIP treatment the next time you visit the

Hard Rock Hotel in Davos

Enjoy it!

Hard Rock Davos combines the iconic Hard Rock experience you’ve come to expect with the beauty of the Swiss Alps to create a vibe like no other. Whether it’s a romantic getaway, corporate retreat or lavish destination wedding, no one pulls it all together quite like we do.  

Prior registration is mandatory.

Our Alumni since 1991:

Oskar Emanuel Schönbeck, Director of Human Resources

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will be happy to gift you personal career development advices combined with great Family & Friends hotel room rates the next time you visit the

Victoria-Jungfrau Grand Hotel & Spa in Interlaken


The VICTORIA-JUNGFRAU Grand Hotel & Spa is located amid the mountains of the Bernese Highlands, overlooking the Jungfrau. Whether guests come for a healthy weekend, family holiday, they will be entranced by the peerless ambience of this Grand Hotel. The 5,500-square-meter spa Nescens ranks as one of the most beautiful in Switzerland.

Finder's Fee

Stay connected with SSTH by helping grow our family! We would like to present to you the opportunity to be a part of the growth of our community. By successfully referring candidates to the programs at SSTH, you will have the chance to support the future of the school.

Benefit from a Finder's Fee worth CHF 500.- for a successful recommendation.

Help unlock the career potential of those you care about. Strengthen our, their and your future by actively participating in our SSTH referral program.

Discover the General Terms & Conditions


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Welcome Back

Welcome back on campus

You will find a warm welcome whenever you return to your School. Why not get together on the campus at SSTH for a class reunion? You will be able to relive the unforgettable moments of your SSTH experience - five, ten, fifteen, twenty or even more years after your graduation.


25. April 2020

Alumni Homecoming Weekend

Our Alumni Special Program

  • 13.00 o'clock: Meeting at the car park Obere Au in Chur with subsequent shuttle service to Passugg
  • 13.30 o'clock: Start of a school tour at the EHL Swiss School of Tourism and Hospitality Passugg (SSTH) - exclusively for you, our SSTH Alumni
  • 14.00 o'clock: Enjoy a "Get-together" Apéro Riche together with your former classmates
  • 15.00 o'clock: Start of the Mystery Experience Journey at the Romantik Hotel Alpina in Tschiertschen
  • 18.00 o'clock: Cocktail reception in 70s style
  • 19.00 o'clock: 70s 5-course gala dinner incl. drinks
  • Surprising mystery evening program

Tickets and more Information on our blog.

Rhythm & Food - Homecoming

More than 40 alumni were guests at Rhythm & Food 2019. They let themselves be treated to culinary delights from the various grill stations and were entertained with good music. At nightfall the school hotel shone in a light show and at the end the fire artists gave a great entertaiment. Here are some impressions:

Alumni Stories

Meet our alumni and enjoy their unique success stories

Would you like to tell us your story too? Please let us know.

To read all our alumni stories visit our SSTH blog.


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Aida Matuleviciute

SSTH Alumni since 2010

Business owner in Lithuania

At the moment I own or have shares in three restaurants, do restaurant consulting, created and released healthy food products.

Social work: I create recipes for schools to be used for kids in Lithuania.

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Jasmin Karlen

SSTH Alumni since 2014

Restaurant Manager at Restaurant GO at SV Group in Chur

In my opinion, high performance competence, leadership and hospitality are the most important skills to be successful in my job and in gastronomy.

I am a passionate hostess and enjoy working with people.

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Samuel Friedman

SSTH Alumni since 2007

Managing Director at Kai Sushi Schiffbau in Zurich

"Never run empty" - one of the sentences I use over and over again in my job as managing director of Kai Sushi Schiffbau in Zurich. It's very enjoyable for me to combine a great product with a super service and to always respond to the wishes of the guests.

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Simon Dankwa

SSTH Alumni since 2003

Managing Director at LägereBräu in Wettingen

I love to be a brewer, restaurateur, logistician, marketing & sales as well as financial expert and business economist in one person.

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Meng-Wei Hsu

SSTH Alumni since 1995

Senior Operations Manager at Cornell University Ithaca, New York, USA

I enjoy being around the best scholars from all over the world, and having the honor of providing their everyday dining needs, while studying hard at Cornell. For me to be successful in my job I need interpersonal skills every day.

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further education

Keen to enhance your career?

A bachelor in 3 semesters

With an HF diploma from SSTH you can obtain an EHL Bachelor in just 3 semesters. You will be studying 2 semesters at Passugg and 1 semester in Lausanne for the final business project. Also with your GFG or HOKO degree you can enter the HF and finish with the EHL Bachelor within 3.5 (or 4) years.

Due to our partnership with Hotellerie Suisse, as a Swiss national, you may be eligible for a scholarship from the Tschumi fund.

For more information about our joint Bachelor degree see here 

For details on Tschumi scholarships see here

We would love to welcome you back home to Passugg at the new bachelor village!


Online Hotel Management Courses

Designed for hospitality professionals, EHL’s online courses are designed to build and strengthen  management skills to perform in today’s hospitality industry.

Composed of 16 courses, divided into four core subjects, each course is delivered online allowing you to work and study at the same time.

SSTH alumni get a preferred price of CHF 1,760 on individual certificates and CHF 5,280 on advanced certificates. 

Further information about these online courses can be found at certificates.ehl.edu.

SSTH has appointed a dedicated team, which is at your service, wherever you may be.

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