India’s only higher education event with a dedicated focus on Hospitality Management & Culinary Arts

September 25, 2021 | Virtual Expo

Global Hospitality Education Expo 2021

The Global Hospitality Education Expo is back with a 4th edition. Each year we conduct the Global Hospitality Education Expo with an aim to add value to students and higher education community interested in learning more about educational opportunities in the Hospitality & Culinary field. We are extremely humbled and happy that we could help students from all over India understand more about this fascinating field. In 2020, 13 universities from 8 countries participated at the expo. There were 6 breakout sessions which included 2 masterclasses- culinary arts masterclass & pastry arts masterclass.
This year, the virtual event is scheduled on September 25, 2021. As a platform, the expo will enable leading institutions that offer programs in the field of Hospitality Management & Culinary Arts, students who are interested in pursuing careers in this field, and industry experts, to interact, network and engage.

We welcome all the institutes offering programs in this field to join us at the expo and impact focused, interested students from India.

Check out the previous editions of the expo – 2020, 2019, 2018.

Zista Events also organizes focused events in these subject areas – Engineering, Business & Management, Data & Technology, Art & Design and Health & Medicine.

Benefits to Participating Institutes

Meet potential undergraduate and postgraduate students interested in programs in the field of Hospitality Management & Culinary Arts, on a single platform

Boost connections with local high schools and colleges via virtual interactions

Create awareness about your institution via dedicated breakout sessions, school outreach and logo presence on all event collateral

Ideally suited for: Specialty Hospitality & Culinary schools and universities that offer programs in these fields.


Interact with the finest Hospitality & Culinary institutes from across the globe; log in from the comfort of your own home.

Get insights from industry leaders.

Learn about careers and programs in subject areas like Culinary Arts, Hotel Management, Baking & Pastry, Travel & Tourism Management, Event Management & many more.

Breakout Sessions

Rendezvous with the Culinary Maestro

Chef Hemant Oberoi
Founder, Hemant Oberoi Restaurant

Anticipating Change, Intimacy 4.0

Franc Avila
Clinical Professor, Les Roches

Perspectives & Careers in the Hospitality Industry

Clemence Peccavet
Manager, Vatel Bordeaux

Global Career & Study Opportunities at Ireland’s Leading International

Cait Noone
Vice President of International Engagement, GMIT

The Big French Classic Dish, Lemon Flambe Souffle

Chef Luc Debove
Executive Pastry Chef, École Ducasse

Student Panel

An Inside View Student Panel Discussion
Sharvari Devhdar
Student – Masters Program, IMI Switzerland

Aashrit Maheish
Recent Alumnus – MBA Program, Les Roches

Shaishav Mehta
Recent Alumnus – Bachelor Program,
BMIHMS, Torrens University

Arjun Jaswal
Student – Bachelor Program, Vatel Bordeaux

Niharika Malhotra
Student-Bachelor Program, Shannon College of Hotel Management

Wine & Spirits Panel

The Evolving Landscape of the Wine & Spirits Industry - Panel Discussion



Nikhil Agarwal
Founder, All Things Nice


Sandeep Hathiramani
Co-Founder, The Wise King

Jesal Thakker
Co-Founder, The Riding Wine Co.

Vikram Mertia
Co-Founder, The Riding Wine Co.

Aman Thadani
Director, Fullarton Distilleries

Key Highlights – Expo 2020


Institutes Participated


Countries Represented


Breakout Sessions




minutes - average time spent by students on the platform


+ cities and town from where students participated


+ schools/institutes from where students participated

Testimonials from Previous Events

Through the interactive sessions, I have now gained a bit of knowledge about the digital transformations in the design field. It is extremely beneficial for the next generation. Thank you for this expo.

Swati Mondal

It was a great experience. I got a lot of information about my subject of interest. The speakers were really supportive and cleared all our doubts efficiently.

Rashmita Paleya

The expo was really good and bridged the gap between students and international universities. I truly enjoyed it!

Shubham Gupta

Through Zista events, I’ve finally been able to decide between dozens of courses and I have also shortlisted one of the universities, I plan to apply to

Aliya Shaikh

It was an excellent and a very well-organized event. All the speakers were amazing and provided great insights about the field of art and design. The event also enlightened me about the possible future courses and colleges I could pursue as a student in this field. Thank you for making this possible!

Reshma Praveen

Nice and smooth. Zista Events' coordinator was amazing. I had registered a month ago. She intimated me from time to time and shared updates. It was a very good initiative for students. The video streaming was good. I was happy to learn and interact.

Prem, Gorakhpur

Participating Institutes

About our Virtual Fair Platform


Customize their virtual booth with logos, images et al

Stream a live video feed for entire duration of the event

Connect with students via video and chat; private (one-to-one) or public (one-to-many)

Make brochures and other important documents available as downloads


Use tags to easily find universities that offer specific programs

Attend speaker sessions, masterclasses and panel discussions

Interact with institute representatives via chat and video

Enjoy the event on a platform that is easy to use and navigate

Any Queries

For any other queries please contact Ms. Mitali Rawool - [email protected]