Le Cordon Bleu Training in North America
Le Cordon Bleu in North America welcomes students from around the world. The United States is home to some of the world's best educational institutions, which open their doors to more than 600,000* international students each year. Le Cordon Bleu schools across North America offer specialized training to individuals from diverse backgrounds and many different countries and cultures. Students train in industry-equipped kitchens and work with professional chef instructors who share their real-world experience. Through hands-on training in the foundational techniques and innovations essential to any cooking style, students Learn the Way™ to prepare for a culinary career here and around the globe.
Le Cordon Bleu offers certificate, diploma, associate and bachelor degree programs with specialized culinary training either on campus or online in areas including:
United States has a lot to offer culinarians. In addition to being a land of diverse cultures and ethnicities, the United States offers a myriad of fine restaurants not to mention some of the world's largest and most elaborate theme parks and tourist attractions. On a typical day, an estimated 130 million individuals are foodservice patrons.* To cater to so many diners and entertainment seekers, the country's culinary and hospitality industries employ an estimated 13 million people.** Le Cordon Bleu schools are situated in many of North America's most exciting and livable cities with restaurant and social scenes that draw people to visit and dine.
||Los Angeles, CA+
||San Francisco, CA+|
|Austin, TX||Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN||Scottsdale, AZ|
|Boston, MA+||Miami, FL +
|Chicago, IL+||Orlando, FL+||St. Louis, MO|
|Dallas, TX||Portland, OR|
|Las Vegas, NV||Sacramento, CA||Online|
+These campuses accept international students into their 21 month Associate Degree in Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Arts and/or Le Cordon Bleu Pâtisserie and Baking Non-Resident International Student programs.
*Education USA, Institute of International Education
**Source: National Restaurant Association 2010 Restaurant Industry Pocket Fact Book restaurant.org/research/facts Le Cordon Bleu ® and the Le Cordon Bleu logo are registered trademarks of Career Education Corporation. Financial aid is available for those who qualify. Le Cordon Bleu cannot guarantee employment or salary. Credits earned are unlikely to transfer.
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