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 a variety of diploma and certificate courses spread across three departments: Hospitality, business and Information technology. Short courses are available in the three departments, beginning on the 1st Monday of every month for interested professionals already in the 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: Foundation Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality

This course provides students with an understanding of hotel and tourism industry, which allows them to develop their knowledge and ...
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Diploma in Tourism Management – KNEC

The program is designed to introduce students to core tourism, leisure and hospitality concepts, plus foundation management skills required to successfully ...
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Diploma in Food and Beverage,Production & Service Management – KNEC

This program provides necessary training, knowledge and competencies at supervisory levels in a Food and Beverage division within the hospitality ...
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Certificate in Hotel and Catering Supervision – ICM

The program concentrates on providing students with the additional knowledge, skills and techniques required for the efficient management of hotel ...
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Certificate in Computer Packages – Internal

The institute offers short term computer packages that run for a minimum of one week per package. Students get introduced ...
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Certificate in Android Development- Internal

This course equips students with knowledge of mobile application development using Java Script among others. Entry requirements : OPEN Duration ...
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Certificate in Graphics Design- Internal

The graphic design plays an important role in today's modern competitive global environment. The graphics designing has become an integral part of any business ...
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Business Management Class at CIH

International Computer Driving License (ICDL)

ICDL is the world's leading computer skills certification. The program defines the skills and competencies necessary to use a computer ...
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