Le Cordon Bleu Paris - Newsletter July 2017

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Le Cordon Bleu Paris new campus

Women chefs in the spotlight

documentary Film A la recherche des Femmes Chefs

‘A la recherche des Femmes Chefs’ (The Goddesses of Food), the film

The documentary filmA la recherche des Femmes Chefs’ (The Goddesses of Food) has just been released. This is a moving film, by Vérane Frédiani, who travelled to the four corners of the globe to meet female chefs who are pioneers in haute gastronomy, restaurants, and wine and food professions. Partly filmed in the former Le Cordon Bleu Paris school premises, this documentary includes interviews with three Le Cordon Bleu alumnae: Patricia Martins, Yuhnwi Lim and Umehani Rangwala.

discover the film
guest chefs Le Cordon Bleu Paris Cédric Grolet, Shipra Khanna, Mathieu Pacaud

Guest chefs at Le Cordon Bleu Paris

Every month, we welcome renowned guest chefs for culinary demonstrations. They come to share their passion and expertise with our students and are usually pastry chefs or cuisine chefs such as Cédric Grolet, Shipra Khanna or Juan Arbelaez. An opportunity to discover new personalities in the world of gastronomy. The guest chef demonstrates one or two recipes and explains the techniques involved in making the dishes or pastries.

Who are the Guest Chefs?
pastry gourmet workshop Chef Park

Gourmet Tutorial with Chef Park

Soyoun Park, Chef Instructor at the Paris school gives a gourmet tutorial on “Brittany shortbread with meringue and Menton lemon cream”. The recipe is taken from ‘L’École de la Pâtisserie’, a cookbook by Le Cordon Bleu® institute and Larousse. Many more delicious recipes can be found in the book. A “benchmark in the field of pastry” according to reader Nadège Elendil.

recipe video buy the book
study pastry - become pastry chef

Study pastry in a school of excellence

Are you passionate about pastry and want to make a career out of it? We have a comprehensive 9-month training Programme available with renowned Chef Instructors. With your Diploma in hand, you are ready to launch your career! Join a kitchen brigade in a prestigious establishment (restaurant or hotel), start your own business, become an author or even teach. A wide range of career opportunities exist, the choice is yours!

The Pastry Diploma

Latest news:

Christoph Eckert Jeune Chef Rôtisseur cuisine contest

Christoph Eckert, winner of the 2016 'Jeunes Chefs Rôtisseurs' Competition

German-born Christoph Eckert won the 'Jeunes Chefs Rôtisseurs' competition. He came to study pastry at the Paris institute.

Read his interview
Intensive Diplomas cuisine and pastry

Intensive Diploma

The next intensive session begin in November 2017. A fast-track to graduating with a Cuisine or Pastry Diploma.

The intensive Diplomas
cuisine utensils

Le Cordon Bleu kitchen utensils

Discover the range of kitchen utensils recommended by the Chefs and especially the silicone spatula.

the utensils
tart workshop

Tart Workshop


All those who love pastry, learn to make delicious strawberry tarts.

Date: July 22, 2017
Duration: 4 hours
Price: € 145

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eclairs workshop

The Secrets of Eclairs


A sweet and tangy touch, our Chefs teach you their techniques for making éclairs successfully.

Date: July 29, 2017
Duration: 3 hours
Price: € 115

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traditional bread baking workshop

Traditional breadbaking - 4 days

Spend 4 days with a bakery Chef to learn everything there is to know about traditional French boulangerie.

Date: August 9 to 12, 2017
Duration: 4 days
Price: € 990

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