January 12, 2010 – Are you planning a trip to Montréal but are having trouble deciding where to stay? What would you say to a place that has it all: prime location, charming ambiance, superlative service, award-winning cuisine and…a food chemistry and sensory analysis lab?

One of Montréal’s best-kept secrets is the Institut de tourisme et de l’hôtellerie du Québec (ITHQ), a professional training institute that not only offers specialized programs in Tourism, Hotel and Restaurant services in state-of-the art facilities, but that also welcomes “real” clients.

Located in the heart of the Plateau Mont Royal, the ITHQ includes a 42-room, 4-star training hotel focused on sustainable development. From a warm welcome at reception to concierge, administration, and restaurant service to kitchen operations, ITHQ students take care of – and spoil- you during your stay.

Heralded as one of the finest tables in Montréal, the Restaurant de l’Institut is also entirely run by students – under the watchful eye of experienced professors – and promises a gastronomic experience reflecting all the enthusiasm and passion of up-and-coming culinary talent. With a focus on fresh, local produce and regional specialties, the restaurant serves up a taste of Québec like none other!

The Institute also welcomes groups for private culinary workshops and wine tastings in addition to catering special events and meetings. Their first-rate facilities and staff make any event a resounding success!

Going back to school has never been this comfortable or enjoyable!

Institut de tourisme et de l’hôtellerie du Québec (ITHQ)