Le Grand Diplôme® is the most comprehensive program in French culinary education offered by Le Cordon Bleu. The course combines instruction in both cuisine and pastry disciplines. No other culinary institution provides as many practical courses under chef supervision.
Le Cordon Bleu is committed to providing students with an entire range of culinary techniques and to developing their own creativity and artistic expression. These courses provide an opportunity to master the French cuisine and pastry techniques that can then be applied to other cuisines of the world.
All courses are given in French and translated into English.5 intakes each year: January, March, June, September and November.
Le Grand Diplôme combines two different courses: Cuisine and Pastry. Each course is made up of 3 different levels: Basic, Intermediate and Superior. A certificate is obtained on completion of each level.
The program for Le Grand Diplôme is as follows:
The weekly schedule could be organized as follows:
The course schedule changes every week. Demonstrations and practical classes are scheduled between Monday and Saturday at any of the following times: 8:30am, 12:30p.m, 3:30p.m and 6:30p.m. The schedule is posted for the full session at the beginning of the term.
The most deserving students have the possibility of refining their skills through an internship (not remunerated) in renowned Parisian establishments. A good level of French is required for the internship.
The internship takes place once the diploma has been awarded. Only those students who have obtained the Grand Diplôme have the opportunity of applying for 2 internships of 2 months: one in cuisine and the other in pastry.
* Le Cordon Bleu does not guarantee an internship for each student
The total cost for Le Grand Diplôme is 42 900€
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