Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa - Newsletter April 2017

Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa Scholarship

Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa Scholarship Award

We are excited to announce our 3rd Annual Passion for Excellence Scholarship Award! The Canadian Scholarship winner will be awarded a fully funded placement within the coveted Diplôme de Cuisine program at Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa Culinary Arts Institute. This is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity.  Find out how to apply.

Easter Chocolate Short Course Ottawa

Gourmet Short Course: Make Your Own Easter Chocolates

Create the perfect Easter treats this weekend with us! There is nothing more special then turning your hand for some seasonal chocolate eggs just in time for Easter. Observe, take notes, and ask questions as our Le Cordon Bleu Master Chefs share their special tips and techniques to making chocolate Easter eggs during our pastry short course on Saturday, April 8, 2017

Video puff pastry, single turn

Video: French puff pastry, single turn

Next in our series of videos, our Master Chefs show you how to fold puff pastry with a single turn. We also show you just one of the many applications of puff pastry - how to make palmiers. Puff pastry is a versatile product, once mastered can add a wide array of dishes into your repertoire.

Cooking with spices short course

Gourmet Short Course: Cooking with spices

Spices and herbs have been used for centuries for both sweet and savory preparations. Learning how to cook with spices can greatly improve the flavor of your dishes. This course opens the door to spices and herbs that can add a new dimension to your recipes! Learn how to use spices in any dish with the guidance of our Le Cordon Bleu Master Chefs during our gourmet cuisine short course on Saturday, April 22, 2017


2017 Programmes



This programme offers an opportunity to gain the skills necessary to advance in the technique of baking. Students gain hands-on experience creating artisan breads and pastries like croissants, brioche and more!



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.