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Why study in our Hospitality Management and Culinary Arts School in London?

At Le Cordon Bleu London, you will be inspired to develop your passion for the culinary arts, wine and management under the direction of our chef instructors and lecturers. Our Le Cordon Bleu Master Chefs are both classically trained and qualified teachers, whilst our lecturers contribute a wealth of knowledge gained through years of experience in both education and the hospitality industry.

London is widely considered the gastronomic capital of the world, attracting ambitious culinary and hospitality talents from around the globe. By living and studying in the UK capital, you will be at the heart of a rich variety of international cuisines and lifestyles - it is quite simply the experience of a lifetime!


Professional Cookery Courses in London

Our cookery school in London provides a wide range of professional cooking courses offering comprehensive training in classic French culinary techniques. Our diplomas are industry-recognised qualifications for aspiring professional chefs, managers or business owners within the food and hospitality industry, while our diverse selection of short cooking courses includes cookery classes for beginners as well as specialised courses for industry professionals.

Culinary Arts Diplomas

By graduating with a Le Cordon Bleu Diploma, you will gain one of the industry's most revered qualifications. Our diplomas are recognised and respected by culinary and hospitality professionals around the world. Indeed, they are considered to be synonymous with outstanding quality.

At Le Cordon Bleu London, all our courses have been developed in close collaboration with the industry and they combine essential theoretical knowledge with a hands-on practical approach.


Management Diplomas & Degrees

Thinking about running / managing a restaurant, café, food truck or wine business? Our diploma and degree programmes have been designed to provide aspiring managers and business owners with the relevant skill set to lead successful kitchens and food businesses.

Short Courses

Le Cordon Bleu London offers a full 12-month schedule of culinary short courses ranging from two hours to three weeks long, across cuisine, pastry and wine.

Our short courses offer something for everyone, from beginner to industry professionals or even corporate groups looking for team development ideas.


  • peggy2
    Studying at Le Cordon Bleu was the stepping stone in my career. I learned the proper techniques from the best chefs and how to be highly meticulous and hard working. I would definitely recommend the school to anybody with a serious passion for food!
    Peggy Porschen, Cake Designer and Creative Director
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    Le Cordon Bleu turn out some of the most exceptional students who are eager and enthusiastic to join the industry. The quality of the teaching chefs at Le Cordon Bleu guarantees that the graduates will be of the highest standards.
    The Waterside Inn - Alain Roux, Chef Patron - 3 Michelin-starred restaurant
  • anna2
    The knowledge that I gained from the Diploma in Wine, Gastronomy and Management definitely help me in my day-to-day role. The course gave me a solid foundation in the most important aspects of the wine industry and I build on what I was taught a little bit more every day.
    Anna Schena - Assistant Wine & Spirit Buyer at Harvey Nichols
  • brad2
    The curriculum at Le Cordon Bleu has not only given me the day-to-day skills that help me in the kitchen, but the knowledge that allows me to teach younger cooks so that they can improve their own techniques.
    Brad Farmerie - Michelin-starred Chef
  • hideko3
    Le Cordon Bleu school provided expert training preparing me to enter the international culinary market. Since graduating with a Grand Diplôme®, I have worked in a number of internationally acclaimed restaurants, including Gordon Ramsey's Royal Hospital Road restaurant and more recently I was Head Pastry Chef at The Fat Duck which was amazing. I am enjoying a fantastic culinary journey since graduating from Le Cordon Bleu!
    Alumna Hideko Kawa - Executive Pastry Chef & Consultant
  • hilton3
    Attending Le Cordon Bleu's career event is one of the most essential ways for us to recruit the best future talent in the company.
    Hilton Worldwide
  • kong4
    The techniques I learned from my teaching chefs in nine months here would have taken me years to learn somewhere else.
    Alumnus Kong Suetrong - Executive Pastry Chef & Creative Director

Book a school tour

Duration: Approximately 1 hour
Fees: free

As well as our regular Open Evening events, we offer dedicated time to visit the school and get to know us during the normal school day. A member of our Student Liaison Team will take you round our school so you can discover the state-of-the-art teaching facilities and observe students in classrooms.


La Boutique

Our Le Cordon Bleu Master Chefs have selected an array of the highest-quality culinary products including gourmet foods, sourced for their origin and production process.

Le Cordon Bleu’s famous culinary publications and cooking books are available alongside professional equipment including Le Cordon Bleu branded Zwilling knives, cuisine and pâtisserie utensils, and chef clothing.

Gourmet gifts, wine accessories and fine porcelain offer a touch of Le Cordon Bleu excellence to the culinary enthusiast.


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