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              The Diplôme de Commis Cuisinier provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent as a qualified cook who could specialise in either in cuisine or patisserie. Work could be undertaken in various hospitality enterprises where patisserie products are prepared and served, such as patisseries, restaurants, hotels, catering operations, clubs, pubs, cafes and coffee shops. Individuals may have some responsibility for others and provide technical advice and support to a team.

              This qualification has a significant “Restaurant Application” component and provides the graduate with an understanding of knowledge and skills in a restaurant context and allows for greater employment opportunities and epicurean understanding for accelerated career development or bridging to a higher level of study within the Le Cordon Bleu worldwide training network.

              The Diploma is obtained after the completion of three certificates divided into the levels Assistant, Cadet and Commis, with a degree in Cuisine or Pâtisserie, the choice of the student.




              Key information

              • 24 months
              • The value of the Diplôme de Commis Cuisinier will be composed according to the structure of the course chosen by the student. For more information, contact the Admissions Office (riodejaneiro-admissao@cordonbleu.edu)
              Diploma fees include
              • Tuition, uniform, learning materials, ingredients, equipments and laboratories.
              Entry requirements
              • There is no requirement for prior knowledge about gastronomy. Only the requirement of the Diploma of Second Degree or equivalent document. In order to obtain the Diplôme de Commis Cuisinier, you will need to complete the certificates: Assistant, Cadet and Commis de Cuisine or Pâtisserie Cordontec.

              Diploma Details

              • Course Structure
                The Diplôme de Commis Cuisinier consists of the certificates divided into three levels: Assistant, Cadet and Commis. The student will be able to choose what type of course to take, with a degree in Cuisine or Pâtisserie, to complete the three certificates at the end of the Diploma.
              • What Qualification Will I Gain?

                Employability skills apply across a variety of jobs and life contexts and enable individuals to progress in their employment, achieve their potential and contribute to the business objectives of their workplace. There are eight (8) Employability Skills that apply to the qualifications contained in this training and assessment strategy:

                • Communication
                • Initiative and enterprise
                • Learning
                • Planning and organising
                • Problem solving
                • Self-management 
                • Teamwork
                • Technology

                Students who hold a Cordontec - Diplome de Commis Cuisinier or equivalent, issued by a Le Cordon Bleu provider, are eligible for entry into a higher level Le Cordon Bleu Classic Cycle Program upon the successful completion of a Le Cordon Bleu Advanced Commis de Cuisine/Patisserie Bridging Program.

              • Application

                In order to apply for the Diplôme de Commis Cuisinier, students should contact Le Cordon Bleu Rio de Janeiro directly to prepare their classes according to the course of their choice: Pâtisserie or Cuisine. The student must complete the three levels of certifications:

                • Certificat d'Assistant de Cuisine or Pâtisserie;
                • Certificat de Cadet de Cuisine or Pâtisserie;
                • Certificat de Commis de Cuisine or Pâtisserie.

                Application process:

                If you have any questions, don't hesitate in contacting Le Cordon Bleu team. We will be happy to assist you!