Enjoy inspiring stories of beautiful Sumba, our activities, and our charming students as our blog takes you behind the scenes of Sumba, the foundation, and our social enterprises Maringi and Makan Dulu.


Culinary Workshop at SHF leading by Petty

Culinary Workshop at SHF leading by Petty This month, we welcomed back one of our favourite Indonesian chefs, Petty Elliot. Petty is not only a renowned chef, but she is also an author and an ambassador for Indonesian cuisine all over the world. We are lucky enough to say that this isn’t the first time…

Wine Workshop at SHF

Cross training starts at Nihi for SHF students November was the start of a crucial time for our students as they began their cross-training at Nihi, a luxurious and intimate resort located in Wanukaka-Sumba Barat. This is an ongoing program which will give every student the opportunity to complete 2-weeks of intensive work experience in…

The 1st semester is over, it’s time for holidays

Special guest at SHF, Sylvain Boussard a french food and berevage teacher At the beginning of this month, The Sumba Hospitality Foundation was lucky enough to welcome a special guest to our campus. Sylvain Boussard, is a Food and Beverage teacher from France, who has a particular interest in wine. He came to our school…

The restaurant and hotel are officially open!

Starting October 7th 2016 the students of the Sumba Hotel School look forward to serving guests and practicing their skills in our environmentally-friendly bamboo hotel and restaurant. Restaurant Hours: Breakfast     7300 am – 10:30 am Lunch     11:30 am –  2:00 pm Bar     10:00 am – 5:00 pm (light menu) Hotel Guest pavilion sleeping…



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