Top culinary schools in Europe: Commis chef training course in France, culinary arts diploma program for professional chefs taught in English for international students/ Americans. Intensive French cooking classes for students from the UK, London, Scotland, Ireland..
Ducasse Education, Paris: Established by the multiple Michelin-starred chef Alain Ducasse, Ducasse Education is a world-renowned cooking school in Argenteuil, near Paris. We provide an intensive 9-month Culinary Arts Diploma course taught in English to students from around the world.
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With intensive hands-on classes and a practical internship, this program is designed for entrylevel aspiring professionals in the food industry. The program includes 6-month skills-building with 90% hands-on & 10% theory, and 3-month real world experience in the field. At the end of this intensive Culinary Arts course, graduates will be able to apply for a Commis Chef position in kitchens around the world.
Quality Culinary Education: After 40 years in the restaurant industry, Alain Ducasse has become a culinary legend ranked among the Chefs with the most Michelin stars in the world.
Small group settings with a limited number of 10/12 participants also provide personalized, interactive and more efficient training sessions.
Culinary Arts Diploma - Taught in English or French:
Part 1: - Basics of Cooking (cooking methods)
- Basics of Cooking (cutting methods, bases, sauces, condiments)
- Vegetables and Cereals
- Testing of Part 1
Part 2: - Poultry and Meat
- Testing of Part 2
Part 3: - Aquatic Produces
- Basic Pastry
- Management and Administration
- Testing of Part 3
Part 4: - 12-week internship in a French restaurant selected by the educational team
- Field trips
- General Final Testing
Pre-requisites: - Minimum Age: 18 years
- Proficient in English or in French
- High school Diploma level
Student Testimonial: "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, Italy