International Opportunities

Faculty-Led Education Abroad Trips

The Department of Hospitality Management provides international study opportunities for students. Faculty has led study trips to Korea (2011 and 2013), France (2013), Costa Rica (2014) and Ireland (2015). To encourage students to participate in these international experiences, the department provides scholarships ($300-$500) to help offset the cost. Scholarships are also available from the College of Health and Human Sciences.

Upcoming Education Abroad Opportunities

Wine Studies in Spain & France, Spring Break, 2020

Date: March 6,2020- March 15, 2020

Prior to departure, students will learn about wine varietals, wine production, and how to taste wine during weekly on campus class meetings. These classes will prepare students and build excitement for their spring break study tour of Spain and France.

Program Highlights Abroad Include

  • Tours, lectures, and tastings at several world renowned wineries, including:
    • Cava Winery Tour
    • Priorat Winery Tour
    • Chateau-du-Pape Winery Tour
  • Santa Caterina Market food tour in Barcelona
  • Cultural visits, including Park Guell in Barcelona, and Palace of the Popes and Park du Gard Bridge in Avignon.

For more information or to apply, visit K-State Education Abroad!


International Culinary Workshop

The department also hosts an annual culinary workshop that focuses on cultures and cuisines around the world. This workshop allows students to interact with a chef, learn about a new cuisine and have a hands-on experience preparing food. Previous chefs and cuisines include:

Year Chef Cuisine
2015 Chef Paula McIntyre A Taste of Ireland
2014 Chef Allan Ortiz Cuisine of Costa Rica
2013 Chef Molly Stevens All-American Flavor
2012 Chef Taji Marie Authentic Flavors from the Regions of Mexico
2011 Chef Jet Tila A Taste of Asia: Thai, Chinese, Japanese
2010 Chef Jane Butel Flavors of the Sizzlin' Southwest
2009 Chef Evan Kleman A World of Flavors
2008 Chef Taji Marie Flavors of Latin America