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Le Cordon Bleu Melbourne Training Restaurant

Come show your support for the future of Melbourne’s iconic hospitality industry by giving trainee chefs and wait staff the experience they need to forge careers locally and beyond.

Located at our Moorabbin campus, Cilantro is one of our two hospitality training restaurants, and home to world renowned Le Cordon Bleu Institute. Patisserie and cuisine students create authentic French cuisine; combined with an exemplary service experience. The restaurant has a fully licensed bar with an extensive beverage list including cellar listed wines, beers, spirits, cocktails and mocktails.

Le Cordon Bleu Restaurant Services

Menus are created and presented by Le Cordon Bleu Diplôme de Cuisine students, in their Superior stage (final stage) of their programs. Featured menu items pay homage to traditional French cuisine

  3 Course Lunch 3 Course Dinner
Cost From $35 From $35
Arrival times
12 - 1pm 6 - 6.45pm
Le Cordon Bleu Restaurant services
(Wednedays & Thursdays during term times)
  • Wednesday: May 27 / June 17
  • Thursday: March 12 / May 21, 28 / June 4, 11, 18
  • Wednesday: May 27, / June 3, 10, 17
  • Thursday: March 5 / May 28 / June 4, 11, 18
Opening term dates 2020
  • Term 1: 21 February - 7 April
  • Term 2: 20 April - 23 June
  • Term 3: 21 July to 17 September
  • Term 4: 9 October to 27 November
Location Entrance of Building 4, 488 South Road, Moorabbin VIC 3189 (wheelchair accessible) Google Map

Special Events

Le Cordon Bleu Buffet Dinners

Our cuisine students are preparing a mouth-watering buffet as part of their course. We only have a small number of buffet services on offer so book in soon. Come along and enjoy a great selection of delicious meat, seafood and vegetarian dishes with hot and cold; savoury and sweet items available.

  • Dates:
    • Friday 13 March, 20
    • Friday June 5, 12
  • Time: 6.30pm arrival
  • Cost: $45pp

Le Cordon Bleu High Tea

Melbourne meets Paris for a traditional afternoon tea delight. You will feast on a variety of sandwiches, scones, crêpe suzette, French pâtisseries, mousses & chocolates. Filter coffee and tea is included, however you can order a wide selection for teas and espresso coffees from out beverage list.

  • Dates:
    • Friday March 6
    • Wednesday March 11, 18 / June 3, 10
  • Time: 1.00pm
  • Cost: $35pp (price includes filter coffee and tea)

Le Cordon Bleu Degustation Dinners

The Le Cordon Bleu Certificate IV students are also creating a six course Degustation Dinner with matched fine wines as part of their assessment. These menus are exciting and modern as well as showcasing a French flair. You will be amazed at the diverse and eclectic selections on offer.

  • Cuisine degustation Dinners:
    • Friday March 6, 27 (almost sold out!)
    • Friday May 29
  • Time: 6.30pm arrival
  • Cost: $80pp (includes matched wines & beverages)

Wine Appreciation Dinners

This is the same as our other Le Cordon Bleu Degustation Dinner except the focus is on the wine firstly, then we match our food menu for a perfect combination.

  • Date: Friday June 19
  • Time: 6.30pm arrival
  • Cost: $90pp (includes matched wines & beverages)


As Cilantro is a student’s training restaurant, we prefer if you can book in early to avoid disappointment.
However, please feel free to call up at short notice to check on any last minute availability as well. (A credit card number is required for all bookings larger than 16 people. All Cilantro special events are to pre-paid in full 20 days prior to the event).

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