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Why Seoul?

In 2002, the world best culinary school ‘Le Cordon Bleu’ recognized ‘Sookmyung’. This historical footstep of two prestigious schools began with ‘Le cordon Bleu-Sookmyung Academy’. ‘Le Cordon Bleu-Sookmyung Academy is the second official campus in Asia, and the only institution in Korea to get ‘le cordon bleu’s Education.

Through the thorough testing and training by Le Cordon Bleu International, you can learn the Master Chefs’ know-how and skills who have experiences on world-stage level with our program. The interpretation will be provided for the smooth communication with the Chef, providing the best academic environment.

Le Cordon Bleu - Sookmyung Academy hopes you could pursue the dream of an international leader in the field of culinary arts.

Le Cordon Bleu has been evolving for last 120 years, and our program has been effecting the gastronomy culture all over the world.

By graduating with a Le Cordon Bleu Diploma, you will gain one of the industry's most revered qualifications. Our diplomas are recognized and respected by culinary and hospitality professionals all around the world. At Le Cordon Bleu-Sookmyung Academy, all of our courses have been developed in close collaboration with the industry and they are the combination of essential theoretical knowledge and the hands-on practical approach.



  • Korean Alumni - YunJungPee

    “ I found my life-long job. ”
    I was a normal business person working in the finance field. But I had a turning point to think about ‘lifetime job’, then entered Le Cordon Bleu to find my lifetime joy. I’ve met Chefs who became my reliable mentors, and it also opened up a new world of pastry. I was lucky to study in Le Cordon Bleu where I can see and practice with the world-know Chefs, and it’s still my strong ground up until now.

    Yun-Jung Pee (Owner of Maman Gâteau, Pastry Diploma 2005, Bakery Diploma 2011)
  • minsub

    “ Very careful education for the strong basis, The culture and tradition, techniques learned from French Master Chef”
    I studied business in University and was working for corporates, but was getting fed up with the passive life. Then I met Le Cordon Bleu, It became the milestone for my agony and the source of courage for me to step forward to the new life. Careful education for the strong basis, and techniques were the valuable experiences that I could never get from anywhere else. Be with Le Cordon Bleu, make the unregretful choices.

    Minsub Shin (Owner of Roux Blanc, Cuisine Diploma 2013)

If you are interested in Le Cordon Bleu-Sookmyung Academy, feel free to make a reservation for a free on-site consultation. You will have detailed consultation on attending the Academy without any charge.

On-site tour of the Academy is included in the consultation and you can actually see what is going on in the classroom. The on-site tour will help you to get a glimpse of our course.

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