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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May 2, 2022
App connecting driveways with beachgoers wins hospitality business contest
Featuring Business Plan Competition, 1st Place Team Outer Space
April 11, 2022
New cafe opens at Area 15 this week from the team behind Honey Salt
Featuring Elizabeth Blau, MS ’97
March 8, 2022
Powerful lessons from fourth-generation restaurateur, Nathan Ladovsky of United Bakers Dairy Restaurant
Featuring Nathan Ladovsky, MMH ’18
Barge-deck restaurants and robotics startup for cooking kitchens among pitches presented during the 12th Cornell Hospitality Business Plan Competition.
Elizabeth Blau, MS ’97, founder and chief executive officer of Blau + Associates, is the recipient of the 2022 Cornell Hospitality Innovator Award.
Allison Page, Jillian Ressler, and Amy Woolen joined Professor Asís Martínez-Jerez to discuss the challenges and potential of digital marketing for restaurants.