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              Le Cordon Bleu International Master Chef Program is specifically designed for those who are interested in devoting themselves in the global hospitality industry or who plan to start their own business. This 15month program incorporates both practical techniques and culinary management where students can gain relevant industry knowledge and skills at the management level whether it is in hotels or restaurants.

              4 intakes each year: Winter, Spring, Summer or Autumn

              Key Information

              Duration: 15 months (4 Stages)
              Price: NTD 1,054,220 (Fees include: ingredients, uniforms, knife kits, learning materials)

              Hours per week: Approximately 18 hours, 3-4 days per week
              Teaching methods: Demonstration classes, practical classes, theory classes and culinary management classes. The program will be taught in English. Only demo classes in Stage 1 to 3 will be taught alone with Chinese translators.
              Entry requirements:

              • Above 18 years old.
              • Evidence of English language proficiency. The English language requirement is IELTS 5.0 / TOEIC 550 / TOEFL ibt 67 or above.
              • Male applicants should complete their military service.
              • Entry level is accepted.

              Course Information

              • COURSE STRUCTURE

                Stage 1

                In this stage, you will open the door to the world of French cuisine. You will learn from basic skills, including cutting, peeling vegetables to the advanced techniques, such as incorporating the spices and ingredients. You will also have the basic knowledge of mise en place, kitchen process and hygiene.

                Stage 2

                In Stage 2, you will use the techniques learnt in Stage 1 and leverage into classic French regional dishes and European cuisine techniques. Through practice and repetition, you begin to pergorm tasks instinctively and with greater ease. In this stage, demonstration highlight various kinds of presentation, and become more menu-oriented. You will also put more emphasize on mise en place, organization and production.

                Stage 3

                During stage 3, you will learn about the current evolution of worldwide cuisine techniques. The ingredients are richer and more refined, exposing students to working with rare and high quality items. Some program will be taken as the form of workshop, to develop students team-work capability. You are also encouraged to be more creative in both taste and presentation.

                Stage 4

                In this stage, you will incorporate the techniques and knowledge learnt previously and develop self-management skills in the industrial environment through workshops and projects. In addition, you will also obtain management knowledge by taking courses including Food & Beverage Service, Management Concept, Restaurant Management and Communication and have the comprehensive skills to start your own business or work at the management level.

              • WHO IS THE PROGRAM FOR

                Le Cordon Bleu International Master Chef Program is suitable for everyone, especially for those who plan to start their own business or try to pursue their career in the global hospitality industry.

              • WHAT QUALIFICATION WILL I GAIN

                Successful graduates of the International Master Chef Program will earn a Le Cordon Bleu qualification celebrated in many countries across the world.

              • CONDITIONAL OFFER

                Applicants will have the conditional offer if he/she can not provide the evidence of English language proficiency. To fulfil the condition(s), applicants must send the official documentary proof of your English test scores no later than the commencement date of Stage 4.If students cannot provide English test result as required level, he/she can choose either:

                • Deferment: Student will need to provide the English test result within the deferment period  and continue to study in Stage 4.
                • Withdraw: If students withdraw the program, he/she can only be granted by Le Cordon Bleu with the Certificate of "Diplome de Commis Cuisinier " or "Diplome de Commis Patisserie". Students can still re-apply with appication fee to continue their study in Stage 4 once they can provide the evidence of English proficiency.
              • ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
                • Above 18 years old.
                • Evidence of English language proficiency. The English language requirement is IELTS 5.0 / TOEIC 550 / TOEFL ibt 67 or above.
                • Male applicants should complete their military service.
                • Entry level is accepted.
              • APPLICATION MATERIALS

                Applicants can apply either online or by email with the following mateirals:

                • Complete application form.
                • CV
                • Motivation letter (300 to 500 words).
                • 2-inches portrait photo.
                • A copies of your ID cards or passport.
                • Evidence of English language proficiency.
                • A copy of the Draft Discharge Order/Draft Exemption.
                • Proof of payment of application fee.
                • Relevant certificates (Optional).
              • PAYMENT METHODS

                Applicants are required to pay the administration fee and tuition fees by bank transfer. The tuition can be paid in full or by installment as below:

                • The first installment - Stage 1&2: NTD$ 504,670
                • The second installment- Stage 3: NTD$ 226,330
                • The third installment - Stage 4: NTD$ 315,220

                For the refund and deferment, please find on the General Policies page.

              • TERM DATES AND APPLY

                Term Dates & Prices

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                2016
                Oct 15, 2016 - Dec 22, 2017 (Standard, in English, Chinese)
                NTD 1,054,220.00
                2017
                Jan 6, 2017 - Mar 23, 2018 (Standard, in English, Chinese)
                NTD 1,054,220.00
                Apr 7, 2017 - Jun 22, 2018 (Standard, in English, Chinese)
                NTD 1,054,220.00
                Jul 7, 2017 - Sep 21, 2018 (Standard, in English, Chinese)
                NTD 1,054,220.00
                Oct 6, 2017 - Dec 21, 2018 (Standard, in English, Chinese)
                NTD 1,054,220.00

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