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              Le Cordon Bleu's Grand Diplôme® with Culinary Management is a full-time course and one of the most comprehensive culinary qualifications in our school as it comprises three of our most respected and renowned diplomas: Diplôme de Cuisine, Diplôme de Pâtisserie  and Diploma in Culinary Management.


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

              Key information

              Duration: 12 months

              Price: £39,690

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

              Hours per week: approximately 32 to 39 hours

              Entry requirements: high school diploma or equivalent and evidence of English language. No prior culinary experience is required. All students must be aged 18 years or over.

              Please note that in order to successfully complete our Grand Diplôme® with Culinary Management, 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.

              Programme Details

              • Course Structure

                The curriculum is composed of three Le Cordon Bleu diplomas:

                • During the first 9 months of the programme, you will study simultaneously our Diplôme de Cuisine and Diplôme de Pâtisserie in order to complete Le Cordon Bleu's most prestigious diploma: Grand Diplôme®. You will be first taught basic culinary and pastry skills before applying them to high-quality produce and specialist ingredients.
                • Diploma in Culinary Management: upon successful completion of both the Diplôme de Pâtisserie and the Diplôme de Cuisine, students will start studying this diploma over a period of 3 months. The Diploma in Culinary Management includes advanced culinary classes, key operational and management disciplines as well as business and marketing.

                To complete the full diploma you will need to succesfully complete the three diplomas over a period of 12 months.

              • Who is this programme for?

                This comprehensive programme is ideal for students who have already clear career objectives and know that culinary management knowledge associated to culinary arts skills will be key to their success. We welcome students from a variety of different educational and occupational backgrounds. No prior culinary experience is required. This programme is suitable if:

                • You wish to enter a career working in a professional kitchen (pâtisserie, restaurant or hotel)
                • You are a professional chef or entrepreneur and wish to learn classic French techniques
                • You wish to open your own business
              • What qualification will I gain?

                Combining thorough training in cuisine, pâtisserie and culinary management, Grand Diplôme® with Culinary Management is one of the most comprehensive diplomas available in our school. This diploma course has been accredited under an “Investing in Quality” licence from national awarding organisation NCFE, and the course measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked at Level 4 using Ofqual’s Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF) level descriptors.

              • Add internship

                Our internship programme has been designed to provide you with the experience of working in a professional kitchen as part of your culinary training.

                You will be connected with one of our highly regarded industry partners who will be able to facilitate a structured placement, leading to a practical understanding of business and a variety of alternative aspects of kitchen operations.

                You will be assisted in all areas of the internship prior to undertaking the placement through workshops on developing Curriculum Vitae, cover letter, interview skills and preparation to enter the professional industry.

                The internship may be taken overseas. The internship pathway can only be taken with our standard Culinary Arts Diplomas.

                For more information get in touch.

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                Term Dates & Prices

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                Jun 29, 2018 - Jun 21, 2019 (Standard)
                £ 39,690.00
                Sep 28, 2018 - Sep 13, 2019 (Standard)
                £ 39,690.00
                Jan 4, 2019 - Dec 13, 2019 (Standard)
                £ 39,690.00

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