About Us - Cascade Institute of Hospitality

Cascade Institute of Hospitality is a Hotel School located in Thika. The institute is founded on quality, affordability, and the promise of standards never seen before in the hospitality industry. The institute has its roots in Cascade Restaurants, a household name within Thika town and beyond, known for quality service and excellence for many years. We aim at producing top-grade, highly skilled, disciplined, and results-oriented graduates that will change the face of hospitality in the country and beyond.


To be the hospitality training institution of choice in the region


Providing Quality, Holistic Education, and Training to the youth and transforming them into Economically independent and responsible citizens.

Core Values

Integrity: A culture that promotes honesty, transparency, accountability, and professional ethics.

Quality: High standards of all the products and services that we offer.

Customer Focus: Dedicated to meeting and exceeding customer expectations

Timeliness: Timely delivery of high-quality products and services

Innovative: Creativity, embrace positive change and reward innovation

Commitment: Excellent performance, enthusiasm, and excitement for work resulting in growing revenue for the institution.

10 reasons to enroll with CIH

CIH offers specialized Diploma and Certificate courses in Hospitality, Tourism and Information technology that prepares the graduates ready for job market.

High quality experienced tutors, readily available for tuition and guidance
Free foreign language for students enrolled on long term courses
Guaranteed industrial attachment for all students
Reward for excellence and top of the grade performance in external courses
Variety of courses and examining bodies to choose
Convenient location within Thika CBD but away from the hustle and bustle of town life
Affordable top grade quality education that will definitely lead to success
Exposure to co-curricular activities and talent promotion
Excellent facilities that stimulate learning
Affordable accommodation available for students from within and beyond Thika town

Our Courses

CTH Level 3: Diploma in Professional Cookery

The program is aimed at introducing learners to the world of food preparation and culinary theory. It helps the trainee ...
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CTH Level 3: Diploma in Professional Cookery ; Confectionery and Patisserie

This qualification covers all the essential patisserie and confectionery skills and is designed to prepare students for a successful career ...
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CTH Level 4: Diploma in Hospitality Management

Diploma in Hospitality Management course is designed to provide the students with a broad understanding of the operational aspects of ...
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Certificate in Front Office Operations

The program equips students with knowledge of front office operations, customer service, communication skills, first aid, and other guest handling ...
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Certificate in Information Technology – Internal

Information Technology now lies at the heart of almost every business and every organization across the globe. By studying IT ...
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Programming – Internal

The course introduces students to software application development. Students learn how to develop computer programs using visual basic, C++ among ...
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Diploma in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) – KNEC

The program provides students with a strong basic foundation to develop relevant applications for businesses and public organizations. Students will ...
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Certificate in Information Technology (IT) – KNEC

The program provides students with a strong basic foundation to develop relevant applications for businesses and public organizations. Students will ...
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