The Leland C. and Mary M. Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship engages leading industry experts and faculty to educate students and provide them with experiential opportunities to learn all aspects of entrepreneurship. To support these critical goals, the Pillsbury Institute offers students, entrepreneurs, and faculty an expanding range of courses, programs, and activities focused on advancing students’ entrepreneurship knowledge and mastery.
"Welcome to the Leland C. and Mary M. Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship (PIHE)! For more than a decade, PIHE has been the home of entrepreneurship activity at the Cornell Peter and Stephanie Nolan School of Hotel Administration and a vital voice for all issues affecting entrepreneurship at Cornell and within the hospitality industry." Read More
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Members in the News
Welcome New Board Member!
Jason Herthel is President and Chief Operating Officer of Montage International, and is responsible for all aspects of operations management, business development and real estate development for the leading luxury hotel management company.
January 26, 2023
How Restaurants Apply Dynamic Pricing to Steer Demand
Featuring Ashwin Kamlani, MMH ’03, Co-Founder and CEO, JUICER
January 24, 2023
21 Renowned Travel Specialists Who Can Make Your Dream Vacation a Reality
Featuring Stacy Fisher-Rosenthal, P ’16, President, Fischer Travel Enterprises
Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship BusinessFeed
Where Are They Now? Kristen McClellan ’12 (ILR)
Kristen McClellan, Cornell alum and founder and CEO of SNAP Wellness and creator of SnappyScreen.
Where Are They Now? Chris Kirby ’14
Chris Kirby '14, founder and CEO of Ithaca Hummus, says the Pillsbury Business Plan Competition gave him a terrific opportunity to hone his vision.
Where Are They Now? Robert Frisch, MBA ’13
Nolan alum and glamping pioneer Robert Frisch, MBA ’13 is co-founder and CEO of Firelight Camps.