Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa - Newsletter July 2017

Chef Eric Briffard

Chef Éric Briffard MOF Visits
Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa

We had the pleasure of welcoming distinguished Le Cordon Bleu Paris, Executive Chef and Culinary Arts Director Éric Briffard MOF (One of the Best Craftsmen in France) to Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa. Chef Briffard’s Canadian visit included an inspirational speech to a room full of graduating students, a special dining event at Signatures Restaurant, as well as a tasting with our cuisine Chef instructors.

Chef Scholarship Award

2017 Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa Cuisine
Chef Scholarship Award

We are offering a scholarship opportunity to Canada’s most passionate cooking enthusiast! Which includes, a fully funded placement within the coveted Cuisine Diploma program. To complete this outstanding prize, the winner will also carry out a paid internship under the guidance of esteemed Chef Yannick Anton at Signatures restaurant. Worth more than $35,000! Enter before July 31, 2017 for a chance to win a once in a lifetime opportunity!

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Popup Chocolate Demonstration

Popup Chocolate Demonstration in
Halifax & Calgary!

We will be in Halifax and Calgary with Chef Hervé this month for a popup chocolate demonstrations. Watch as Chef Hervé uses his precise artistic techniques to unlock the sensorial richness of chocolate to a room full of guests. This special event is complimentary and open to the public with limited seats available, to register please click the button below and confirm which city you would like to attend.

Event details:
Thursday July 27th from 1.00pm – 3.00pm - The Westin Nova Scotian
Saturday, July 22nd from 12.00pm – 2.00pm - Cuisine et Château Centre

Molecular gastronomy

Molecular Gastronomy Demonstration

Watch as our Chefs demonstrate the latest molecular gastronomy trends in cooking!
The demonstration is sure to stimulate your creativity in the kitchen by using the latest advanced techniques. Molecular gastronomy is the study of food science that seeks to explore the physical and chemical transformations of ingredients that occur in cooking.

First demonstration: Monday, August 14th, 2017 | 5.00pm to 7.00pm
Second Demonstration: Monday, October 2nd, 2017 | 5.00pm to 7.00pm


2017 Programmes

Grand Diploma

Grand Diplôme

Provides intensive and systematic training in classical French cuisine and pastry techniques. By completing this program, you will earn both Cuisine and Pastry Diplomas.

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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.

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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.