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Chef Stéphane Frelon
Executive chef cum Cuisine Chef Instructor

Chef Stephane Frelon was born in Tours, France and obtained his first professional chef qualification in 1992. He then proceeded to get the Bachelor’s degree on vocational training in Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), Canada in 2015.

Stephane started his professional career as a cook apprentice as early as 1990 at Hotel-Restaurant <Le Prieué> in Nouzilly, France. Then, he was the executive chef and manager in several restaurants such as Restaurant -Brasserie <A L’Aventure> in Montréal, Canada, Restaurant Gastronomique <La Fourchette> in Brighton, England, Restaurant Italian Fine Dining <Leones> in Hove, England and Restaurant French Fine dining <Victor’s> in Brighton, England in between 1997 - 2013 before started his teaching career in serveral institution and college all over Canada as a cuisine chef instructor. To pursue his passion in cooking, he also opened his own restaurant, <Le diable O’Thym> and <Le Diable D’Thym> back in France.

Wishing to impart his skills and experience to the younger generation, he decided to join the Le Cordon Bleu family as a cuisine chef instructor for 4 years. He was aiming to travel to Asia to learn more about the ingredients and an opportunity arises to fill up a vacancy in Le Cordon Bleu Malaysia, he was transfered from the Ottawa school to the Malaysia school as Executive Chef and Cuisine Chef Instructor since 2019.





Chef Sylvain Dubreau
Cuisine Chef Instructor

Creativity and determination have always been the earmarks of Chef Sylvain Dubreau’s career.

Upon gaining his professional certificates from the Centre de Formation d’Apprentissage in St. Germain de Lesignan in 1991, Chef Sylvain spent fourteen years honing his craft and mastering the arts of French cuisine at the Grandes Maisons area in Paris, where many Michelin-starred restaurants and hotels are located, including 3 Michelin-star La Tour d’Argent, 2 Michelin-star Les Ambassadeurs, 1 Michelin-star Prunier and the world-renowned 2 Michelin-star Hotel de Crillion.

His world travels began at the Michelin-star La Melazane by Gourmard restaurant at the Hilton Resort in Mauritius in 2004, before moving on to spend 5 years at world-famous Lotte Hotel in Seoul, South Korea.

Keen to experience the challenges of restaurant-ownership for himself, he then moved on to Japan, where he has established his own ultra-exclusive 17-seat French fine dining restaurant, the Sucre-en-Rose.

Always on the hunt for new challenges, Chef Sylvain has now joined Le Cordon Bleu Malaysia as Chef Cuisine Instructor and looks forward to sharing his journey with his students.


 

Chef Thierry Lerallu
Pastry & Boulangerie Chef Instructor

Chef Thierry was born in France, Normandy. He always had a passion for bakery and patisserie and a talent in the Art of Pastry

He started his apprenticeship as a baker, Patissier, chocolatier and confiseur in Normandy well-known for the fresh cream, milk product, cheese and apple.

Thierry Lerallu from an early age showed his predisposition for his job and was rewarded repeatedly as the best apprentice in various specialties; from the bakery to patisserie, He remains unbeatable and comprehensive.

After receiving his Diploma from CFA, Alencon France he ventured out to see the world and had set foot in Malaysia in the early nineties where he worked for several 5 star international hotels. It was in Malaysia where he discovered the Malaysian, Chinese and Indian cuisine.

After having worked in Malaysia for several years, his addiction to travel took him to Seoul in South Korea where he become an executive pastry chef in a 5 star hotel and he will open few “salon de the” on behalf of the company.

In 2003 he joined Constance hotel and Constance Academy and Mauritius IVTB in Mauritius whereby he had shared his professional knowledge with young Mauritian apprentices where he trains via an intensive Pâtisserie programme. He had also adapt all its techniques for high-flying fun at workshops conducted with Mini-chefs, and guests of the hotel.

His skills with baking, sugar and chocolate art had brought him much recognition in the yearly Bernard Loiseau Culinary Festival in Mauritius and they depended heavily on his talent for beautiful creations and desserts which made such a distinction and were highly regarded and appreciated by both participants and renowned guests.

With his numerous years in the industry starting in France and eventually all over the world, his appointment as Head of Pastry Chef at the Sunway Le Cordon Bleu did bring the patisserie programme to great heights in Malaysia and South East Asia. He subsequently joined the Le Cordon Bleu School in Seoul Korea but have returned to the Malaysia school as Pastry and Bakery Chef Instructor to commence our Boulangerie Programme

He is well loved by students and colleagues and is very patient in imparting the pastry arts skills to all who learnt after him.


 

Chef Sarju Ravanaya
Pastry Chef Instructor


Chef Sarju has recently join Le Cordon Bleu Malaysia. Being an alumnus, he studied and graduated at Le Cordon Bleu London in 2010, Chef Sarju did his apprenticeship at the famous Ritz Carlton Hotel in London which is one of the most prestigious hotels in the world. Chef Sarju then went on to work at the Dorchester collection, opening the chic 45 Park Lane in 2011 hosting the world-famous chef Wolfgang Puck’s first restaurant in Europe. Moving on to work at Brassiere Zedel, a tradition French brassiere holding up 1200 covers per day serving favorite French classics.


In 2013 Chef Sarju joined the prestigious and exclusive hotel The Berkeley in London’s Knightsbridge location. Whilst working at The Berkeley Chef Sarju began competing in local pastry competitions winning several awards including, best Chocolate Showpiece and Petit Fours as well as Entremet competitions. He worked at The Langham Hotel and also the oldest hotel in London, Brown’s Hotel by Rocco Forte where he reinvented the afternoon tea and pastry department focusing on modern trends and entertaining guests with sweet delights.


In 2016 Chef Sarju joined Classic Fine Foods UK as Assistant Pastry Chef at The Taste Lab, for three years he ran the Lab with Denis Drame MCA (Master of Culinary Arts). He hosted several guest chefs for workshops and demonstrations as well as teaching his own classes for professional chefs. He also worked with numerous suppliers and manufacturers on research and development for new ingredients and products. During his time at The Taste Lab, Chef Sarju competed at the UK Pastry Open and came up tops at the Chocolate Category which secured his place as the Chocolate Candidate to represent the United Kingdom in the Coupe du Monde de la Patisserie 2019 where the UK team was placed 5th in the Coupe du Monde de la Patisserie, highest ever ranking for United Kingdom, whilst he won special prizes for best Sugar Display and Eco Responsible, scoring 2nd highest on all artistic work and overall buffet. Chef Sarju then joined Le Cordon Bleu Malaysia in September 2019.



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We're The #1 Culinary Arts Institute in Malaysia

  • School -Best Culinary Institute 2016 & 2018 (Award of Excellence of the world Gourmet summit 2016 & 2018 in Singapore)
  • Smart partnership Award by CCIFM (Chamber of Commerse Industry France & Malaysia)
  • Pastry chef - Best Pastry 2018 (Award of Excellence of the world Gourmet summit 2016 & 2018 in Singapore)

Why Le Cordon Bleu?

Founded in 1895, Le Cordon Bleu has been evolving from a small Parisian cooking school to become the leading Global Network of Culinary Arts institutes providing teaching tradition and excellence to more than 20,000 students annually.

With a network of more than 35 schools in 20 countries, Le Cordon Bleu’s role is to teach a whole range of technical and University training programmes for working in the restaurant, hotel and tourism industry as well as proprietor of your own patisserie, cafe, restaurant or your own catering company.
  • Globally Recognised Culinary Programmes
  • Focused Learning Methodology
  • Classical French Culinary Techniques
  • Legacy and Tradition of Excellence
  • Trained by the Finest Chef Instructors
  • Great Career Prospects
  • Influential Global Alumni Network
  • World-Class Industrial Experience


What People Are Saying About Le Cordon Bleu

don't take our word for it, here's what our alumni have to say

Testimonials

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    Samantha Lee (International Food Artist)

    Being a passionate cook and food artist, I only dream of coming to Le Cordon Bleu. This 9 months has been the most challenging experience of my life but I gained so much. Not only I did learn to cook delicious French cuisine. I gained confidence in cooking.

    Samantha Lee - Diplôme de Cuisine
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    Chua Tor Aik (Sous chef at Zén Restaurant)

    Being the oldest culinary institute in the world, Le Cordon Bleu Malaysia definitely lives up the standard by having experienced culinary instrutors, state of the art kitchens and the best quality & wide range of ingredients for the students. I am glad i did my Diplome de Cuisine with Le Cordon Bleu Malaysia as i was professionally trained and molded by the chefs, to prepare for the international kitchen

    Chua Tor Aik - Diplôme de Commis Cuisinier
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    Amelia Ng

    Champion- 2017 Jeunes Chefs Rôtisseurs Competition in Frankfurt, Germany

    After joining Le Cordon Bleu there is no looking for me in the food industry. I was able to refine my cooking techniques and that gave me a great head star into the working world as a chef. This is because Le Cordon Bleu does not only retain its classical cooking techniques but also introduces students to cutting edge culinary techniques that are used in the industry today. For that, I am proud to be a part of the Le Cordon Bleu alumni.

    Amelia Ng Mei Vern - Diplôme de Commis Cuisinier & Diplôme de Commis Pâtissier
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    Nikom Uatthong (Proprietor of KomPassion and K2 Restaurant)

    You are never too old to learn. Joining Le Cordon Bleu after being a self-taught Thai Chef for many years was the best decision of my life. With dedicated lecturers and staff, Le Cordon Bleu had provided me the foundation of French cooking techniques that enables me to expand my creativity beyond Asian cooking.

    Nikom Uatthong - Diplôme de Commis Cusinier
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    Abang Brian (Chef/ Owner of Young Chefs Academy Malaysia,TV Host, Cookbook Author)

    There is only one way- the Le Cordon Bleu way,a mantra that has been ingrained in me through my years of training with Le Cordon Bleu which has made me the educator I am today; One who does not compromise when it comes to respecting ingredients and food as I share the joy and value of cooking with kids all around Malaysia.

    Abang Brian - Diplôme de Commis Cusinier & Diplôme de Commis Pâtissier
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    Janice Siew (Proprietor of Petiteserie Desserts)

    Graduating fromLe Cordon Bleu gave me the confidence and skills I needed to pursue my dream to have my own bakery. My brand, Petiteserie Desserts was established 3 months upon graduating and I have never looked back.

    Janice Siew - Diplôme de Commis Pâtissier
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    Datin Su (A well-known socialite and gourmand)

    l really enjoyed myself during my time at Le Cordon Bleu. I have learned a lot from the Lecturer Chefs there. Le Cordon Bleu do not cut corners either on the ingredients we used to learn to cook or on the Lecturer Chefs. They bring in the best Chefs, whom are strict but fair and they teach you all the trick of the trade in cooking and French Cuisine

    Datin Su Wai Fun - Diplôme de Commis Cuisinier & Diplôme de Pâtisserie
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    Dato Fazley Yaakob (Celebrity chef & owner of Suka Sucre Bistro)

    Being in Le Cordon Bleu allowed me to dig deeper into what I thought was soft passion had became my proffesion and lifestyle. I learned and explored the French way of cooking whilst at school. It also made me a wholesome person being able to share what I had learned from Le Cordon Bleu. As the first Ambassador of Le Cordon Bleu Malaysia, it means shouting out loud to the world that "Look, I’m a Le Cordon Bleu graduate". To master the techniques, innovate and present a good cake, you need to learn from Le Cordon Bleu master chef instructors.

    Dato Fazley Yaakob - Diplôme de Commis Pâtissier

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