Upskill with Lobster Ink

The wonderful world of professional hospitality e-learning awaits

Why Lobster Ink

Gain globally accredited hospitality knowledge with our online courses
5 Minutes a Day

5 Minutes a Day

Lobster Ink’s small bursts of learning don’t interrupt a busy schedule, and make sure every minute given to learning on the platform counts.
Learn anywhere

Learn anywhere

No more classrooms, no more books. Lobster Ink is accessible across all common browsers and on any device. This means you can learn on the go, whenever and wherever you want.
Never expires

Never expires

Enjoy never-ending access to your courses with Lobster Ink. Lobster today, tomorrow and everyday.
Multiple Languages

Multiple Languages

Lobster in your own language. With most courses translated into various global languages Lobster Ink provides learning that is easy to grasp for quick understanding. A perfect learning solution for a diverse team.
Content experts

Content experts

Learning from the best with Lobster Ink. Let your team share in the years of experience provided by our global team of content experts.
Global accreditations

Global accreditations

Get Qualified. Lobster Ink courses combine expert driven content with global accreditations from prominent educational institutions to ensure you get a real return on your investment.

For individual users and growing businesses

Free to get started — affordable as you grow.

Individual users / Prosumers

Progress your career
  • Outcomes based training
  • Cost effective and easily accessible training
  • Expertly curated content
  • Easy to understand HD videos
  • Available across all browsers and mobile devices
  • Tailor your own learning path
  • Time efficient training through a microlearning model of instruction
from $12.99 per course

Growing businesses / SMEs

Enable the potential in your team
  • Tailor learning to your establishment’s needs
  • Training that results in consistency and improved customer satisfaction
  • Cost effective training
  • Reduce time spent on training
  • Team members are able to implement new skills immediately
  • Enjoy the competitive advantage that Lobster Ink training gives your business
from $12.99 per course

For enterprises and governmental organizations

Design a custom solution that fits your needs and budget.

Corporate Business, Training and HR Departments

All prosumer features plus
  • Real-time reporting available at establishment, business unit and learner level
  • Affordable annual subscriptions
  • Custom-made packages tailored to your establishment size
  • Learning programmes available across all major hospitality business units
  • Management courses available for leadership teams
  • Option to create fully customised brand focused courses
  • The ability to create and manage your hotel structure according to training needs
from $25 per learner per year

Governments and educational organizations

All enterprise features plus
  • Full system integration
  • Compatible with national and international rules and protocols
  • Fully customised courses to suit government training objectives
  • All courses translated into local languages
  • Access to Lobster Ink Subject and Topic experts to assist with course content creation
  • A dedicated project management and customer support team
  • Custom Branding Solutions
  • SSO
Contact Sales

Our prestigious partners

Lobster works with the most trustworthy partners around the world to deliver content which is unparalleled in quality.
The Culinary Institute of America
The Culinary Institute of America has been setting the standard for excellence in professional culinary education for more than six decades and now they have partnered with Lobster Ink to get their visionary educational content online and at your fingertips. Now you have the opportunity to learn from the culinary world’s finest experts from wherever you find yourself around the globe.
Food and Wine
Time Inc. is one of the world's most influential media companies - home to 100 iconic brands like Food & Wine, People, Sports Illustrated, Time, InStyle, Real Simple, and Fortune, as well as more than 50 diverse brands in the United Kingdom such as Decanter, Horse & Hound and Wallpaper.
Security specialists with extensive security background have joined forces to form Healdan, the expert in security e-learning. Lobster Ink in partnership with Healdan, have developed courses that prepare learners for security and terrorist threats. Healdan professionals have a network of specialists active in the security industry as well as relationships with organisations that operate on the ground each day to keep courses current and topical with keen focus on industry best practice.
The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) was founded in 1953 to provide working hospitality professionals with education and training. AHLEI continues to meet the needs of the industry with a variety of hospitality solutions, including online learning, professional certification, and resources for high schools, colleges, and workforce agencies.
Hotelschool The Hague
Hotelschool The Hague is one of the last independent single sector Universities of Applied Sciences in The Netherlands. Founded and funded in 1929 by the hospitality industry, Hotelschool The Hague is a central place where industry partners can gain and share new insight, skills and knowledge. Lobster Ink has partnered with Hotelschool the Hague, the preeminent hospitality management institution, to create a series of management focused courses, bringing the expert knowledge of Hotelschool The Hague lecturers online.
Dave Broom
World whisky, wine and spirits aficionado Dave Broom is your expert guide for the World Masterclass of Whisky. Dave has written over 10 of the leading whisky and spirits publications - including, most recently, The World Atlas of Whisky. It is his belief that the most effective way to educate anyone about whisky is through flavour, interaction and discovery.
Andrew Nicolls
Andrew Nicholls focuses on bar consultancy and high end training for bartenders and bar managers. Strong emphasis is placed on the importance of service and teaching bartenders the tools they need to deliver the ultimate drinking experience to guests. Andrew Nicholls has trained bartenders of many different cultures, in multiple parts of the world.
  • "I love Lobster Ink because learning is the treasure you can carry wherever you are."

    H. Mabuwa, Wilderness Safaris
  • “It seems like the lessons are programmed for making one confident and more intelligent in each related department.”

    S. Aryal, Jumeirah - Etihad Towers
  • “Lobster Ink is not just a course but a place where we acquire knowledge. The videos in Lobster Ink are what I love the most!”

    M. Nicolas, Tsogo Sun - Maia Resort & Spa

Lobster Ink is in more than 10 000 establishments in 120 countries

  • > 100 000

    Active Learners Per Month

  • > 500 000

    Online Assessments Completed

  • > 11 000 000

    Video Lessons Watched


The best hospitality skills are only a step away.