Founded in 1895, Le Cordon Bleu has been teaching the techniques and expertise inherited from the great names of French cuisine for 125 years. With more than 35 schools in 20 countries, Le Cordon Bleu is the leading global network of culinary arts and hospitality management institutes, and teaches 20,000 students of more than 130 different nationalities every year.
Le Cordon Bleu has a comprehensive team of professional Chefs and Professors from a variety of backgrounds, some from Michelin-starred establishments, others from distinguished hotels & restaurants, all dedicated to enriching the curriculum by communicating their expertise.
The diplomas’ tuition fees include the course content, uniform (for example, a complete knife kit of up to an 800 euros value for culinary arts students) and all activities outside the institute) and activities (gastronomic meals for culinary arts students or vineyard visits for students in Wine and Management).
Cuisine Diploma tuition fees
Le Cordon Bleu’s highly acclaimed Cuisine Diploma offers the most rigorous and comprehensive programme in classic French culinary techniques available today. Students who successfully complete the cuisine qualification learn all of the professional techniques required to progress with a range of exciting career opportunities.
The Diplôme de Cuisine is comprised of 3 levels: Basic, Intermediate, and Superior Cuisine.
Pastry Diploma tuition fees
The Pastry Diploma is one of the most highly sought after culinary qualifications in the world. Students who successfully complete the pastry qualification meet the requirements for exceptional career opportunities.
The Diplôme de Pâtisserie is comprised of 3 levels: Basic, Intermediate, and Superior Pâtisserie.
Boulangerie Diploma tuition fees
This unique programme trains future professionals and entrepreneurs in essential bread baking techniques, as well as new trends in the field. The programme is based on understanding, learning and mastering boulangerie techniques, through theory classes, conferences and boulangerie-related visits.
The Diplôme de Boulangerie is divided into 2 levels: Basic and Advanced. A mandatory 2-month internship completes this programme.
Wine & Management Diploma tuition fee
The Wine & Management Diploma is a 10-month programme. During this programme, students acquire knowledge and skills through both theory and practical training, including vineyard visits and three internships. The curriculum enables students to evaluate the quality of wine, analyse wines on a worldwide level, master management, business, and discover food and wine pairing.