Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa - Newsletter October 2017

Chef Nicolas Jordan AFAR Magazine

Sweet Talk with Le Cordon Bleu's Pastry
Chef Nicolas Jordan MOF

The award-winning chef reveals what it’s like to make chocolate and sugary confections for a living—and why Le Cordon Bleu is an inspiring place to teach and learn. "I'm proud of making pastries but that’s not my ultimate goal. I’m more proud of all the student I used to teach who now have a pastry shop or a restaurant and who are giving a better culinary education to people around them."

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Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa Alumni Angel Betancourt

Meet Ottawa Alumni and Executive Pastry Chef, Angel Betancourt

Living and working on the tranquil shores of Paradise Island, whilst pursuing your culinary passion is what many of us dream of. We recently caught up with Angel Betancourt, Executive Pastry Chef at the One&Only Ocean Club, Bahamas leading luxury resort, to find out more about his experience working in the industry and life after Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa.

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Ottawa culinary short courses

Discover Our Culinary Short Courses

Every month, we offer a variety culinary short courses extending from one afternoon to four days long. Courses range from cake decorating to Christmas dinner with wine pairings, all taught by our world class Chef instructors. Discover our selection of culinary short courses available for the remainder of the year.

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Michelin-star Vegan Restaurant Balwoo Gongyang

Michelin-star Vegan Restaurant 'Balwoo Gongyang' Comes to Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa

Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa and Signatures Restaurant hosted three consecutive events with Michelin-starred Vegan restaurant, Balwoo Gongyang from Seoul, Korea. The sold-out event was presented in partnership with the Korean Cultural Centre of Ottawa, the event was as a wonderful opportunity to enjoy a completely different aspect of traditional Korean cuisine and culture, here in the nation’s capital.


2018 Programmes
4 intakes each year: January, April
July, October

Grand Diplome

Grand Diplôme®

GRAND DIPLÔME® programme will provide you with cuisine and pastry techniques required of today's top culinary professionals.



Master basic to advanced culinary techniques which can be applied to any style of cuisine. Explore French culinary tradition, cuisines and current trends from around the world.

Pâtisserie Artisan bread and baking course


Courses range from initiation, short courses and basic through advanced pastry techniques to boutique style desserts, world delicacies and precise techniques.