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Le Cordon Bleu Newsletter
Australia: Sydney, Adelaide & Melbourne
Issue: September 2013
Sydney Students and Alumni excel at Australian Culinary Challenge 2013
Graduating in style
Congratulations Cobi
Le Cordon Bleu gets Fresh
Degustation with Chef Angelo Roche
Warm baked figs, red wine syrup, granny smith apple jelly and vanilla mikados
Prepare Sweet shortcrust pastry
Sydney Students and Alumni excel at Australian Culinary Challenge 2013
In conjunction with Fine Food and Hotel Australia

Held at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre from 9th-12th September, in conjunction with Fine Food and Hotel Australia, the Australian Culinary Challenge NSW 2013 produced some outstanding results for Le Cordon Bleu Sydney campus. With many students and alumni competing in the various categories the atmosphere over the four day program was electric. Students and alumni from all courses participated including Cuisine, Patisserie, Advanced Diploma and Degree highlighting the depth of talent and skill that Le Cordon Bleu continues to produce.

Le Cordon Bleu was excellently represented by all participants and congratulates all for the time and effort put in to both results that won achievements and those that missed out.

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Graduating in style
Adelaide Graduation & Gala Dinner 2013

With 450 guests attending including 120 Le Cordon Bleu students, Adelaide graduated in style at the Convention Centre North Terrace on Saturday 31st August. The night was a celebration of success and achievement with several awards distributed covering a range of programs from Bachelor of Business International Hotel Management through to Dux and Meritorious awards.

Congratulations to all students and the following award winners!

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Congratulations Cobi
Sydney Alumni of Le Cordon Bleu Grand Diplôme

Alumni Cobi Riethmuller representing South Queensland at the finals of the Nestle Golden Chef’s Hat achieved great success winning two slivers and a bronze. One of the oldest running Chefs competitions in Australia it gives junior Chef’s and apprentices the opportunity to pit their skills against their peers in challenging cook-offs. Cobi was partnered by Matthew Clark and worked diligently to represent her state and Le Cordon Bleu. On the day the Tasmanian team of Libby Green and Daniel Garwood finished on top winning the ultimate prize of a trip to London to carry out work experience alongside legendary chef Alain Roux at world-renowned, three Michelin-starred restaurant, The Waterside Inn.

Congratulations Cobi, Le Cordon Bleu is proud of your achievement!

Le Cordon Bleu gets Fresh
Adelaide Chef and Education Manager Nigel Blake

Le Cordon Bleu Adelaide’s resident Chef and Education Manager Nigel Blake was recently interviewed whilst conducting a fresh cooking demonstration at the Fresh FM stand at The Royal Adelaide Show. Highlighting new ingredients as we enter spring in Australia, Nigel created a delicious crispy skin salmon nicoise salad, a traditional French dish with an Australian twist.

Register your interest to attend an exclusive one night only French culinary experience. Come and see real Master Chefs create dishes you too can make at home.

Degustation with Chef Angelo Roche
Le Cordon Bleu Sydney

Students and the general public were treated to a special degustation chocolate menu prepared by Chef Angelo Roche recently at Sydney’s Ryde campus. This was part of the end of term program Chef Angelo and Chef Karen run for students and the public to be given the opportunity to sample French culinary and pâtisserie techniques at Le Cordon Bleu Sydney.

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Warm baked figs, red wine syrup, granny smith apple jelly and vanilla mikados
Figues tièdes, sirop de vin rouge, gelée de pomme granny smith Et mikados à la vanille

This is a delicate dessert where all the components come together beautifully to create wonderful combinations of colour and flavour.

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Prepare Sweet shortcrust pastry

Le Cordon Bleu shows you how to make sweet shortcrust pastry with a recipe that can be used for making any tart or tartlet.

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Upcoming Events
29th & 30th September 2013
Education Exhibition in Bangalore, India

Our Le Cordon Bleu India representative will be travelling around in India.

30th September 2013
Online Video Competition in Taiwan - Finale

Le Cordon Bleu Taiwan has been running a unique competition offering aspiring chefs the opportunity to win a scholarship to one of four campuses.

5th - 8th October 2013
Education Exhibition in Taiwan

You can discuss career pathway options and how a qualification from Le Cordon Bleu can open doors to the world's best kitchens and finest hotels.

22nd October 2013
Special Presentation by Le Cordon Bleu Manager, Educational Leadership

You are invited to join Dr Roger Haden, Manager Educational Leadership - Le Cordon Bleu, to learn more about this unique online postgraduate course, delivered in collaboration with Southern Cross University.

2nd - 3rd November 2013
Office of Civil Service Commission (OCSC) International Education Expo, Thailand

To learn more about Le Cordon Bleu and the programs on offer, come and meet our Marketing team.


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