Pozuelo de Alarcon (Madrid), September 27th, 2012 – David Muñoz, renowned Chef of the Spanish restaurant Diverxo, has been the sponsor of a new class of Le Cordon Bleu Madrid, during the last award ceremony of the Cuisine and Pâtisserie Diplomas and the Grand Diplôme®.
The event, held on the campus of the Universidad Francisco de Vitoria the past September 27th, put an end to an intensive and devoted quarter. “We all have a talent inside. You must discover what to do with it and then go for it”, said David Muñoz to encourage the students. He also mentioned that the economic crisis has redefined the “rules of the game” and that now is a particular good moment for them to be brave and bet on themselves.
David Muñoz has been already honored with two Michelin stars and counts with several prestigious awards such as the Premio Nacional de Gastronomía al Mejor Jefe de Cocina (Spanish National Gastronomy Award to the Best Chef) and three soles in Spanish Guía Repsol.
The General Manager of the School, Fernando Canal, presided over the ceremony and addressed special words to the students referring to the advices given by David Muñoz: “The good chef must be humble and always opened to learning. This way, as David has just said, you will be able to improve your talent”.
The students having passed successfully the first levels of their Diplomas received their corresponding Basic and Intermediate Certificates. The ceremony ended with a cocktail prepared by the Chefs of the School and some of the new graduates.
Le Cordon Bleu Madrid is the third European School of Le Cordon Bleu, after Paris and London. While celebrating the success of its second year of academic life, the School continues enrolling new students and is preparing to launch their 2012 fall quarter.