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Le Cordon Bleu Paris Institute offers comprehensive and professional bakery and pastry training programmes. Intended for good food and culinary enthusiasts as well as future entrepreneurs, Le Cordon Bleu bread baking courses provide students with all the skills and experience to carry out their culinary project.

Among bread baking schools in France and around the world, Le Cordon Bleu Paris is an institute recognized for its culinary excellence and the innovation and know-how of its Chefs. With exceptional facilities, a unique geographical location and a global network, the institute offers a favorable environment for learning the culinary arts.

Boulangerie is a profession that combines the nobility of tradition with the intelligence of modernity

Which bread baking training to choose?

Learn about the culinary arts through a bread baking programme

Our Boulangerie Diploma aims to teach students a variety of techniques like basic bread doughs, viennoiserie, and sourdoughs as well as the essential knowledge required for becoming a chef baker and running a small bakery business. It is designed for students who would like to enter a professional career in the baking industry.

Le Cordon Bleu offers an intensive programme for those who want to graduate in a shorter space of time. The classes and degree are identical content to the standard programme.

The Pâtisserie and Boulangerie Double Diploma is oriented towards the progressive learning of the fundamental techniques of French pastry and traditional bread-baking. They are composed of the three pastry certificates (Basic, Intermediate, and Superior) and the two bakery certificates (Basic and Advanced) to help you master the art of cakes, bread, viennoiseries and more...

Students learn to master contemporary desserts and the most complex baking techniques.

Thanks to the Diplôme de Pâtisserie with Internship Pathway and Boulangerie Diploma, people who wish to join a pastry shop, or a Bakery, are trained in French pastry and bakery techniques, and also acquire professional experience through practical application in a pastry business or in the pastry section of a restaurant, as well as through an internship in the kitchens of one of Le Cordon Bleu Paris' prestigious partner establishments.

Start your business in the field of pastry

By completing the Diplôme de Boulangerie with Culinary Management, students develop their managerial skills following the Diplôme de Boulangerie, in order to prepare, with the attentive support of Le Cordon Bleu Paris Chefs and experts, the launch of their own bakery project.

Understanding the business side of the bakery industry is crucial for aspiring bakers and pastry chefs. Le Cordon Bleu Paris recognizes this need and provides a Diploma in Culinary Management, specifically designed to develop students' managerial skills in the context of a bakery. Building upon the foundation of the Boulangerie Diploma, this programme equips students with the essential knowledge and expertise required to launch their own bakery projects successfully. With the guidance and support of Le Cordon Bleu Paris chefs and experts, students learn about financial management, marketing strategies, menu development, and customer relations, ensuring they are well-prepared to navigate the competitive bakery market.

Continuing Education

In addition to the comprehensive diploma programmes, Le Cordon Bleu Paris Institute also offers continuing education courses that cater to professionals and former students looking to expand their baking knowledge and stay updated with the latest trends and techniques.

As part of our ongoing bakery trainings, it is possible to perfect your baking techniques and gestures during the The Art of Boulangerie course and thanks to the Art of Viennoiseries course, to improve your knowledge of traditional viennoiseries material while learning to make a range of freshly baked pastries. This course provides an opportunity for individuals to refine their skills in creating traditional viennoiseries, allowing them to master the delicate art of crafting croissants, pain au chocolat, and other buttery pastries.

Le Cordon Bleu Paris Institute goes beyond the structured diploma programs by offering a diverse range of specialized workshops that cater to participants' specific interests within the realm of baking. These workshops provide unique opportunities for individuals to delve deeper into their chosen areas and refine their skills under the guidance of experienced professionals.

Culinary Workshops

For those passionate about the art of bread baking, Le Cordon Bleu Paris offers workshops such as Traditional Bread Baking, Making Your Own Bread, and Traditional Freshly Baked Pastries. Participants in these workshops learn the time-honored techniques of crafting artisanal bread specialties and freshly baked pastries. Through hands-on training and expert instruction, they gain in-depth knowledge and experience the satisfaction of creating their own delicious bread and pastries.

In the realm of pastry, Le Cordon Bleu Paris Institute offers a wide array of workshops that cover various aspects of this exquisite craft. Participants can explore the world of chocolate confectionery in workshops like My First Chocolates and The Secrets of Chocolate. They can also master the art of creating delectable pastries in workshops such as The Secrets of Eclairs, The Secrets of Tarts, and Financiers & Cake Workshop. Additionally, the Macaron Workshop and The Secrets of Macarons workshops delve into the intricacies of creating these iconic and delicate French treats. 

Each workshop at Le Cordon Bleu Paris Institute offers a unique and immersive experience, providing participants with the skills and inspiration to embark on new culinary possibilities and creative endeavors. Whether it's mastering the art of bread baking, exploring the secrets of chocolate, or perfecting the delicate balance of flavors in pastries, these workshops offer a platform for individuals to expand their knowledge and technique in their chosen areas of interest.

By expanding their educational offerings to include continuing education courses, specialized workshops, and business management programmes, Le Cordon Bleu Paris show its commitment to comprehensive and diverse culinary education, ensuring that students and professionals alike can continue to develop their skills, stay ahead of industry trends, and pursue their passion for the art of baking.

Last page update in May 2024.