The Diplôme de Cuisine Le Cordon Bleu offers students the most rigorous and comprehensive program in classic French culinary techniques available today.
The Diplôme de Cuisine is awarded when the student has successfully completed the Basic, Intermediate and Superior levels. Students can only register for one level (e.g. : Basic) and can continue to another level later on (in a limited time frame). Even with previous professional experience, students must begin with the basic level before accessing the next level.
All demonstrations are given in French and translated into English.
This program introduces traditional French culinary techniques. The students will learn:
This level puts into practice all the techniques acquired in the basic level, introducing different flavors and influences of French regional cuisine.
The schedule for the cuisine program is based on 3 to 4 demonstrations and 3 to 4 practical classes per week.
Le Cordon Bleu offers 2 Intensive courses per year: in June for the basic level and in November for all levels. The course follows the same curriculum as the standard program. These programs are intensive (6 to 9 hours per day, 6 days a week), and students can only take one at a time : cuisine or pastry.
After successfully completing the Diplôme de Cuisine, the most deserving students have the possibility of perfecting their skills through a 2-month internship in renowned Parisian establishments. A good level of French is required for the internship.* Le Cordon Bleu does not guarantee an internship for each student
The total cost for Le Diplôme de Cuisine is 24 500€ (The uniform and the equipment are included.)
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Planning a career in catering? You would like to open your own restaurant?
After the Diplôme de Cuisine, complete your training with the Wine and Management Program (Combined Diploma: 41 000€).
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