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Le Cordon Bleu Grand Diplôme® is our most influential qualification which simultaneously combines classical training in both Cuisine and Pâtisserie, giving you the confidence and knowledge to achieve your culinary dreams!

This qualification is internationally respected across the culinary and hospitality industry as a mark of excellence. This accredited diploma is awarded after the successful completion of both the Diplôme de Cuisine and the Diplôme de Pâtisserie over a period of 9 months.

Throughout the 9 month, our Le Cordon Bleu master chefs lead demonstrations to show you how to produce dishes to the highest professional standard. After the demonstration, that lasts approximately 3 hours, students can taste what has been cooked, which allows them to learn to identify the different textures and flavours.

You are then tasked with replicating what you have been shown applying your skills to high-quality produce and specialist ingredients, in one of our state of the art practical kitchens.


Key Information

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

Duration: 9 months | 3 terms

Price: $45,673

Diploma fees include: ingredients, uniforms, Zwilling knife set, learning materials

Hours per week: approximately 32 to 39 hours

Please note that in order to successfully complete our Grand Diplôme®, students will be required to handle live shellfish, prepare and use veal stock, take part in practical butchery classes on beef, pork and chicken, and handle alcoholic beverages within a culinary context.

Le Grand Diplôme Course Details

  • Who is this programme for?
    This comprehensive culinary course is recommended for students with strong ambition who want solid knowledge in pastry and cuisine. This programme is suitable if: You wish to enter a career working in a professional kitchen (Michelin starred restaurant or five star hotel) You are a professional chef or entrepreneur and wish to learn classic French cooking techniques to then open your own business You love cooking and always wanted to learn ‘the right way’ to do things in the kitchen We welcome students from a variety of different educational and occupational backgrounds. No prior culinary experience is required.
  • What qualifications will I gain?
    This is the most prestigious and comprehensive culinary diploma taught at Le Cordon Bleu as it combines thorough training in cuisine and pâtisserie.
  • Entry Requirements
    High school diploma or equivalent, evidence of English language. No prior culinary experience is required. All students must be aged 18 years or over.
  • Term Dates
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