The real taste of management

The secret for success in the management of the food & beverage industries lies in the selection and combination of the best ingredients: solid theoretical knowledge and practical skills, vision, motivation and dedication, the ability to seize opportunities and to bring together people, cultures, and traditions. The Master of Management in Food & Beverage (MFB) is a full-time one-year program that offers all of this to students from all over the world. The program focuses on management of F&B and related companies, such as manufacturing companies, retailers, and hotel chains.

MFB Perspectives
MFB Perspectives


MFB is the Master for you if:

  • You aspire to take up a managerial role in the intriguing field of food & beverage and related industries
  • You want to discover how to be successful in the restaurant and hotel business
  • You want the opportunity to interact with international leaders in this sector
  • You need to be more specialized in order to progress in your career
  • You are ready for the challenge of a specialized and intense business program

Italian Excellence

Inspired by Italy’s cultural heritage, SDA Bocconi School of Management shows its expertise in three of the highlights of Italian Excellence, namely the arts, fashion and design and food and beverage.

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Meet the MFB

Personalized Orientation

MFB is a challenge to be taken on with a strong dedication. The director and his team will be happy to arrange an individual orientation meeting at school to answer your questions and give you personalized advice. We can also do this by phone or Skype.


Moreover, every year the school presents the Master through a series of public events, both online and offline. This is an opportunity to speak directly with directors, faculty, alumni and, staff.


Contact us for more information, to arrange a meeting, request to visit the school, or attend a class.

Key Facts

Int'l Students

from 12 Countries

F&B Majors

Products, Retail, Hospitality


found a new job 1 year after Graduation

“My belief is that the extraordinary uniqueness of our MFB consists in the opportunity to gain a well-rounded managerial education on food & beverage within an exceptional context – Italy, the world’s touchstone for food & beverage culture, and Milan, one of the most attractive and dynamic cities in Italy and a center where you can find the finest in F&B. I am sure that this highly cultural experience will enrich you and will offer you unforgettable memories.”

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Vittoria Veronesi
MFB Director



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Average Age

Why did you choose the SDA Bocconi MFB?

Because MFB is based in Europe, is run by Bocconi - ranked Top25 in FT -, is a flexible program, and consists of condensed contents, which include company visits and professional lectures. It was perfect for a candidate like me who wanted to switch her career from law to F&B.

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Jinyu Huang - Chinese - French
MFB 2015
Business Development Manager at Ballotin (Shanghai) International Trading Ltd.

MFB has been the best experience of my life and helped me realize that the sky is not the limit but our belief system is. This environment gave me the confidence to dream big and made me understand that it is possible to be a successful entrepreneur in this sector. It was not only about inspiration, we also received a well structured education in order to minimize the chances to fail in today´s difficult business world. Having the opportunity to discuss with highly qualified professionals in the sector and other speakers, both at SDA Bocconi and in the company visits, have been a key factor for developing and implementing ideas. I believe that MFB is the perfect springboard for a career, and a life, in the Food & Beverage sector.

Antonio Massimini - Venezuelan-Italian
MFB 2015

Next Steps

Oct 2018
Application Review Start
14 Jun 2019
Application Deadline
Oct 2019
Program Start
Dec 2019
Program End

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