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Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa Celebrates Back-To-Back Wins As North America's Best Culinary Training Institution At The World Culinary Awards

Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa is thrilled to announce its proud win as North America’s Best Culinary Training Institution at the 4th World Culinary Awards held on October 16, 2023 at Atlantis The Royal, Dubai, UAE. This consecutive honor, following last year's victory, reaffirms Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa’s position at the forefront of culinary education in North America.

The World Culinary Awards™ serves to celebrate and reward excellence in the culinary industry. Chosen by culinary professionals, media, and consumers, this award recognises Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa's relentless focus on delivering the apex of culinary and hospitality education.

"The essence of Le Cordon Bleu isn't just in the dishes we create but in the knowledge we pass on. We don't just teach recipes; we cultivate a legacy. This recognition is an affirmation of our untiring commitment to both" says Chef Yannick Anton, Executive Chef of Signatures Restaurant and Cuisine Chef Instructor at the campus.

In embracing modern culinary trends while upholding age-old traditions, Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa has recently launched its innovative Plant-Based Diploma program. This progressive program mirrors the world's evolving dietary preferences and emphasizes the institution's endeavor to keep pace with the ever-evolving gastronomic landscape.

Moreover, recognizing the importance of management in the culinary world, Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa also offers a specialized Diploma in Culinary Management. This program is designed to equip aspiring chefs and culinary entrepreneurs with the essential business skills and acumen required to thrive in the competitive world of food and beverage.


Le Cordon Bleu's reputation, coupled with Canada’s quality of life, has helped Ottawa campus attract top talent from across the globe. The institute fosters a practical learning environment with small classes to enable an ecosystem where students learn from the best, and with the best.

"Every time our students succeed, we see it as a win for our institution. Being recognized as the best is just the cherry on top!" adds Chef Yann Le Coz, Head Pastry Chef Instructor.