International Culinary Schools

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Use this guide to help you find the best culinary schools outside the United States!



Le Cordon Bleu

Worldwide:

Le Cordon Blue is the most well-known worldwide culinary school. They have the following locations:

Europe

Paris

Founded in 1895, Le Cordon Bleu Paris is an attraction for culinary students across the globe! Le Cordon Bleu Paris

London

LCB London has a new Bakery Program, taught at Le Cordon Bleu’s Centre of Excellence in London! Le Cordon Bleu London

Asia / Oceania

Adelaide / Sydney / Melbourne (Australia)

LCB has three campuses in Australia, offering culinary arts and hospitality management programs. LCB Australia

Tokyo, Japan

Founded in 1991, the Toyko campus offers the following programs: Programs and Courses:

  • Cuisine and Pâtisserie Certificates and Diplomas
  • Boulangerie (Bakery) Certificates and Diplomas
  • Wine & Cheese Courses
  • French Language for Gastronomy Diploma
  • Short-term “Sabrina” courses for food enthusiasts
  • Le Cordon Bleu Tokyo

    Kobe, Japan

    Located in the port town of Kobe, the following programs are offered:
  • Cuisine and Pâtisserie Certificates and Diplomas
  • Boulangerie (Bakery) Certificates and Diplomas
  • Cheese Courses
  • Short-term “Sabrina” courses for food enthusiasts
  • Le Cordon Bleu Kobe

    Seoul, Korea

    The only LCB campus in Korea offers the following programs:

  • Cuisine and Pâtisserie Certificates and Diplomas
  • Boulangerie (Bakery) Certificates and Diplomas
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) – Hospitality
  • Bachelor of Business - Restaurant Management
  • Le Cordon Bleu Seoul

    Americas

    Ottawa, Canada

    The only LCB in Canada has the following programs:
  • Cuisine and Pastry Certificates and Diplomas
  • Le Grand Diplome Professionnel - a cuisine and pastry program that includes theory and an internship
  • Short-term courses for gourmet enthusiasts
  • Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa

    Mexico City, Mexico

    LCB in Mexico City is partnership with Anahuac University, located in the Anahuac North Campus and named 'Le Cordon Bleu Anahuac University'. As such, more programs are offered than the typical LCB campus:
  • Cuisine and Pâtisserie Certificates and Diplomas
  • Wine Certificates and Diploma
  • Boulangerie (Bakery) Diplomas
  • Bachelor of Business - Gastronomy
  • Bachelor of Business - Tourism Management
  • Bachelor of Business - International Hotel Management
  • Bachelor of Business - Restaurant Management
  • MBA on Hotel and Restaurant Management
  • Mexican cuisine
  • World cuisine
  • Le Cordon Bleu Anahuac University

    Lima, Peru

    Located in upscale Miraflores, LCB Peru offers the following career programs:
  • Hospitality and Gastronomy Business Management ( 3 and 4 Years)
  • Cuisine and Pâtisserie Certificates and Diplomas
  • Gastronomy and Culinary Arts
  • Food Industries
  • Industrial Gastronomy
  • Bartending
  • Le Cordon Bleu Peru

    London:

    Westminster Kingsway College

    Jamie Oliver is the most famous graduate of Westminster Kingsway College Culinary School. They offer a BA in Culinary Arts and Business Management.

    Westminster Kingsway College - Culinary

    Italy:

    Italian Institute for Advanced Culinary and Pastry Arts

    The Italian Institute for Advanced Culinary and Pastry Arts offer a full immersion program in culinary, baking, pastry, and gelato -- designed for professional chefs, culinary instructors, and home chefs. They offer 1 week, 2 week, 3 month programs taught by master chefs.

    Italian Institute for Advanced Culinary and Pastry Arts (Italy)

    Apicius International School of Hospitality

    Located in Florence in the heart of Tuscany, programs are in the School of Food and Wine Studies. Can anything be more romantic. Since the days of the Etruscans to the current technologies, the school maintains a balance of ancient and present. But let the Italians explain it with their historic culinary flair here on their webpage. Programs include certificate programs, enrichment programs, graduate studies, and study abroad programs. It's nice to note that the school is recently approved for tuition benefits for U.S. veterans. Apicius International School of Hospitality School of Food and Wine Studies

    Giuliano Hazen School

    Verona is the setting for this culinary experience of a week of saturation in Italian life, cooking and wine. Your tuition will include your room and, of course, some meals as you learn from one of Italy's most esteemed chefs and schools. Also, alumni classes. Field excursions and more. Giuliano Hazen Culinary School in Italy

    Paris:

    The Lenotre Culinary and Pastry School

    French culinary heritage and today's latest ideas--learn both at one of the best known international culinary schools in Paris, France.

    From Sugar Art to Viennese Pastry, you can choose from 50 modules in short 3 to 5 day courses for professionals. Award-winning chefs and Sommelier teach courses that are unique and illustrate the passion the chef's feel for their art. The secrets of great cooking are sure to be revealed to you at this world-renowned school.

    The Master Class is a fast track to a career in cooking and pastry including a 12-week personalized program. After a 2-day exam a diploma is the reward.

    There is also a consultation program and an amateur's program consisting of half day or evening workshops and a workshop for children at the newest school in Cannes. Lenotre Paris



    Ferrandi

    Students come from all over the world to this large major professional culinary school in France, located in Paris. Known for its variety of offerings from certificates to short programs for chefs. It is for you to choose. 90% success rate in placement. http://www.ferrandi-paris.fr/en/our-school

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    Canada:

    ITHQ - Institut de tourisme et d’hotellerie du Quebec (Montreal)

    With over 40 years of experience and 8,000 graduates, ITHQ is regarded as Montreal's top culinary program.

    ITHQ offers work study programs with internships in some of the top hotel and restaurants in Québec.

    ITHQ has has a 42-room training hotel and upscale restaurant. ITHQ - Institut de tourisme et d’hotellerie du Quebec (Montreal)

    Thailand:

    The ethnic restaurant trend continues to be strong here in the U.S. and is looking to be here to stay. One of the most popular newcomers is Thai. You can merge into this fascinating cuisine at cooking schools in Thailand.

    The Oriental Thai Cooking School (Thailand)

    Located in the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, the Oriental Thai Cooking School will give you insights into the culture and traditions of Thailand, from ingredient preparations to cooking.

    The Oriental Thai Cooking School

    Australia:

    Cucina Italiana Cooking School in Australia

    How does a fine Italian cooking school end up in Annandale, Australia. Read their website to know the interesting history. Short Italian cooking classes for the public at this well known school.

    84 Johnston St | Annandale 2038
    Sydney, Australia
    Cucina Italiana Cooking School in Sydney, Australia

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    Switzerland:

    DCT European Culinary Center in Switzerland

    Learn European cooking, the latest trends and preparation for a great culinary career. Training is based on European standards as set by rating systems such as Michelin. Choose one to four modules based on your goals:

    • Foundation in European Cuisine
    • European Gourmet Cuisine (includes vegetarian and fish recipes)
    • European Pastry and Chocolate (includes sugar and chocolate show pieces)
    • Introductory Management Studies

    The completion of all four modules will give you an advanced Diploma or Associate's Degree.

    There is also a Hospitality Management Program at the school and Internships.

    Study visas take minimum 2 months to process so you need to plan early.

    Student accomodations.

    Member of the Swiss Hotel Schools Association.

    and more...see the Admissions page.

    Vitznau | shores of Lake Lucerne | Switzerland
    DCT European Culinary Center in Switzerland



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