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Virtual MASTER Open Day @ César Ritz Colleges Switzerland


29 January 2021 ( 14:00 ) UTC


75 min.


- Discover our Master of International Business in Entrepreneurship
- Learn more about internship & career opportunities
- Meet our students virtually and get a taste of the student experience
- Interact with our faculty & students and get all your questions answered

Tanja Florenthal

Academic Director of César Ritz Colleges Switzerland and Culinary Arts Academy Switzerland

Tanja Florenthal is the Academic Director of Cesar Ritz Colleges, Bouveret. She is passionate about entrepreneurship, sustainability, and innovation and enjoys sharing her knowledge with students. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Hotel Administration from Cornell University, an MBA, and a Master of Arts in Higher Education and she is currently pursuing her doctorate.

Raluca Fechete

Further Education Counsellor SEG Psychologist FSP, Career counsellor

Background : Child and Teenager Psychology, Career development, Coaching, Student counselling
Specialties: Career planning by helping people find their true passion and purpose, Personal development, MBTI practitioner
Discovering her true passion from a very early age, Raluca was always fascinated by how people could achieve their goals by receiving a little extra help and guidance along the way. Her 10 years of background experience, training and knowledge have built Raluca’s dedication towards helping people identify their employment goals and what they need to reach them.
After achieving her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, she decided to follow her studies and graduate with a Master of Science in Psychology at University of Lausanne, together with a specialisation in Child and Teenager Psychology and Career Counselling. Following Raluca’s additional coaching background and years of student counselling, she is a member of Swiss Federation of Psychologists and an official MBTI (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator) practitioner.
Raluca believes that each person deserves a chance to discover what is their passion in life as that will be your constant drive that will help focus through all the challenges and opportunities that will come your way.

Ruth Knoepfel

Internship, Career Manager for César Ritz Colleges and Culinary Arts Academy Switzerland

Ruth Knoepfel has been passionately involved in the F and B and Hotel industries for over 40 years and is dedicated to helping our students, graduates and alumni succeed in their chosen careers. Having worn many specialist hats prior to holding multiple positions within César Ritz, but also at DCT as Director of Non-Academic services, she also has managed multi-complex restaurants, night clubs and bars. Ruth Knoepfel enjoys teaching and coaching the next generation and stays actively in touch with the industry by maintaining close relationships with leaders across hotels and also accompanying and acting as a Chef de Service with students in their outside catering experiences.

Samita Vijaykrishna

Student at César Ritz Colleges Switzerland

Originally from India and U.S, Samita got her Bachelor of Arts in Hospitality Business management at César Ritz Bouveret campus and decided to continue directly with her master studies at César Ritz Brig campus.

Yuan Xu (Stephanie)

Student at César Ritz Colleges Switzerland

Stephanie comes from China and has a Bachelor of International Business in Culinary Art, also from one of SEG schools. She started the MA program in César Ritz Brig campus this autumn.

English (UK)