Ducasse Education, Paris:
Discover the world of culinary arts with renowned chefs at Ducasse Education! Ducasse Education is a leading culinary school, run by the world-famous chef Alain Ducasse. We have two schools: Centre Formation Alain Ducasse in Argenteuil, a north-western Paris suburb' and Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Pâtisserie, in Yssingeaux, in the Haute-Loire department in south-central France.Email: Contact us below
Our intensive year-round and summer culinary programs are ideal for international culinary arts students, beginners, professional chefs, and career changers who seek excellence in culinary arts. Taught in the English or French language, our cooking courses combine theory with plenty of hands-on training. Alain Ducasse aims to pass on his knowledge, skills and expertise, along with the cultivation of excellence in the culinary and pastry fields.
International Culinary Programs taught in English or French:
Our high-quality cooking courses cover not just the essential functional culinary skills, but also in-depth knowledge of products, seasonal availability, appropriate preparation methods and techniques, nutritional value, health & safety aspects, and applicable technologies.
• Culinary Arts Diploma:
6-month skills-building training + 3-month internship in a French restaurant (taught in English & French)
• Expert Diploma in Culinary Arts:
3-month skills-building training + 3-month internship in a French restaurant (taught in English only)
• Bachelor Degree in Culinary Arts:
3 year course with two 5-month internships. Provides students with the key culinary know-how skills and management competencies to succeed as a top Chef and/or Manager (taught in English & French)
• Bachelor Degree in French Pastry Arts:
3-year pastry arts & management degree program (taught in English or French). Includes two 5-month internships + final year project.
• French Pastry Arts Diploma Program:
6-month skills-building training & 2-month internship in a French restaurant (taught in English)
• Expert Diploma in French Pastry Arts:
2-month skills-building training & 1-month optional internship in a French restaurant (taught in English)
• Short-term / 2 Month Culinary Programs
- CULINARY ARTS ESSENTIALS
- FRENCH PASTRY ARTS ESSENTIALS
- GREEN GASTRONOMY ESSENTIALS
- FRENCH BAKERY ARTS ESSENTIALS
- FRENCH CHOCOLATE & CONFECTIONARY ARTS ESSENTIALS
- FOODIES & ENTREPRENEURS
- ARTS OF SERVICE & SOMMELIER ESSENTIALS
• French Pastry Campus (Spring & Summer Programs)
2-month skills-building training & a 1-month optional internship (taught in English). Spring Session: March - May. Summer Session: June - September.
"It gives you the most complete knowledge all around the world, not only for French cuisine, it gives you an overview of all the cuisine around the world."
- Paolo Bianchi, Italia, Career Changer