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Graduate StoriesElie Berchan

"Every single second at César Ritz Colleges adds value to your professional and personal life."


César Ritz Colleges Switzerland

Graduation Year

Founder Wedding & Events Creation in Lebanon

Country / Region

A creator of endlessly enchanting experiences: Elie Berchan’s passion is to create unforgettable moments

As a Wedding & Events Creator, Elie manages to make special days even more special. With both Lebanese and American heritage, he combines: his generous Middle Eastern sense of hospitality and American entrepreneurial business skills.

With his team of décor, food and beverage, interior designer and image consultants, he always finds the ultimate solution for making a wedding or event an endlessly enchanting experience.

How did César Ritz Colleges help Elie to be successful in this business?
"César Ritz prepared us for this challenging world where innovation is key and differentiation is a must to excel in your job. It is definitely the attention to detail learned in César Ritz, which sets us apart from others, and makes our company a remarkable one. Our clients have noticed that the services we offer make a difference from classical event planners." Elie emphasizes that they are not only Wedding Organizers or event planners, but offer services that go beyond these boundaries.

But what does he do differently from other Wedding Planners?
"We are the only wedding creators that offer multiple services all related to weddings and corporate events, including an image consultant and dietician to help you achieve the look which will suit you best.

Proudly we say, that we are the only wedding creators where our assistance does not finish the day of the event, we go above and beyond as we stay for an entire year with the bride and groom. After their wedding, we will organize their first year anniversary in one of our homes where we reproduce the same menu served on their wedding day. Why at home? Because we become a family and that is how we treat you best."

Elie certainly incorporates our César Ritz philosophy: once a family always a family!

His advice to aspiring students?
"Take advantage as much as you can while being there! You will only miss it once you are out. Every single second adds value to your professional and personal life. Live it well, live it healthy and live it wisely as if it is your last day!"