Le Grand Diplôme Professionnel
Le Grand Diplôme Professionnel is a 10-month Cuisine and Pâtisserie (Pastry) plus internship program that is offered only at Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa.
Le Grand Diplôme Professionnel is designed for students to obtain all the renowned Cordon Bleu culinary arts skills and techniques earned through the Grand Diplôme while incorporating additional theory, important certifications, knowledge of best practices and real work experience, including an 11-week internship.
Le Grand Diplôme Professionnel program offers students the opportunity to:
- Develop proficiency in classic french culinary and pâtisserie (pastry) techniques.
- Explore food preparation, menu development, restaurant operations, nutrition, food safety and food cost control.
- Achieve industry recognized certifications such as HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points), Responsible Alcohol Beverage Service Training, First Aid & CPR.
- Gain practical experience in a 3-months internship in a professional kitchen and restaurant.