100% of the net proceeds from SOBEWFF® benefit FIU!
The Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management at Florida International University (FIU) is a leading international program that leverages a personalized, diverse, student-centric culture to prepare industry leaders.
hospitality school in the Southeast United States
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student volunteers at SOBEWFF® every year
Located in Miami, the Chaplin School is a leading global resource for innovative talent and solutions for the hospitality and tourism industry, with competitive expertise in hospitality real estate development, finance and food and beverage science. The school also boasts a diverse student body that includes undergraduate and graduate students from more than 74 countries, many of whom are the first in their families to attend college.
The Chaplin School is redefining hospitality education. Funded with proceeds from SOBEWFF®, the school’s Wine Spectator Restaurant Management Laboratory – which houses the Badia Spices Food Production Laboratory and the Brew Science Laboratory – surpasses industry-standard instructional technology. The laboratories strengthen the school’s focus on building students’ advanced management skills and its growing research in food, wine, beer and spirits.
These state-of-the-art facilities complement the Southern Wine & Spirits Beverage Management Center and provide students the perfect venues to incubate ideas and entrepreneurial ventures, test new concepts, conduct management exercises and prepare themselves for diverse careers in the hospitality industry.
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Florida International University is Miami’s public research university and in less than five decades has become a top 100 public university, according to U.S. News and World Report’s Best Colleges. FIU is focused on student success and research excellence, with nearly $200 million in annual research expenditures.
Top 100 public university in the nation
U.S. News & World Report
A top-tier research university
designated by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education
Among the 10 largest public universities in the United States