Science & Innovation


A unique Center for Food and Hospitality Research

The Center for Food & Hospitality Research at Institut Paul Bocuse is a multi-disciplinary research centre examining key issues in food science and hospitality management in France and internationally with expertise in 4 main areas of research:

  • Social sciences
  • Behavioural economics
  • Cognitive sciences
  • Nutrition

We carry out collaborative international research projects, with a focus on real-life case studies. Our work enables us to create new knowledge and identify opportunities for innovation. This helps us create new products and services for the hospitality industry.

Our mission

Produce, share and develop original knowledge and know-how that contributes to the well-being of different populations, whatever their age, the circumstances in which or wherever they eat their meal.