DUCASSE EDUCATION

Introduction

From the award-winning culinary legend comes Ducasse Education, the leading global organization of professional and pre-professional Culinary and Pastry Arts schools, where passion and devotion to the art of hospitality underscore a rich history of exceptional standards forged through decades of practice and experience.

Created in 1999, Ducasse Education sets the highest culinary and pastry industry standards with its comprehensive hands-on educational programs that emphasize practical learning of techniques with precision, innovation and rigorous skills-based methodology.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • French

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Programs

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Courses

Pastry Arts Diploma for Restaurant

Campus Full time 6 months September 2016 France Lyon

Designed for beginners, this intensive hands-on introductory skills program with practical internship teaches the highest standards expected at top establishments as a qualified Pastry Chef. [+]

LAUNCH YOUR PASTRY CAREER. Designed for beginners, this intensive hands-on introductory skills program with practical internship teaches the highest standards expected at top establishments as a qualified Pastry Chef.Courses take place at Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Pâtisserie within the Château de Montbarnier in Yssingeaux (close to Lyon), France. Immersed in the world of pastry, students benefit from an ideal environment thanks to the Château de Montbarnier that combines heritage, modernity and functionality. THIS PROGRAM ALLOW YOU TO: Learn and master all the fundamental professional pastry techniques and reach the highest professional standards expected at top establishments as a qualified Pastry Chef. Start your pastry career with an internship in a French restaurant and create your professional network. Build your pastry knowledge using Alain Ducasse’s philosophy as a guideline. 6-month program composed of a 3-month training and a 3-month internship. Only available in English. PROGRAM MODULES: Fundamentals of Pastry / Bread for Restaurant / Viennoiseries / Reinterpretation of Classic French Desserts / Small Cakes & Petit Fours / Ice Cream / Bistros Desserts / Signature Collection, Alain Ducasse Desserts / Chocolate & Confectionery / Kitchen Operations Management / Professional Communication / Field Trips / 3-month internship in a French restaurant selected by Alain Ducasse Education ADMISSION: Upon application approval Minimum age : 18 years old High school degree level Fluent in English DATE: From September 5, 2016 to March 24, 2017 TUITION FEES: EUR 17,500 - Including: application fees, tuitions fees, taxes, teaching material, pastry Arts toolkit and uniform (2 chef jackets, 2 pairs of professional trousers, 1 pair of non-slip shoes). [-]

Pastry Essentials

Campus Full time 5 weeks September 2016 France Argenteuil

Five weeks of specialized modules teach core aspects of pastry arts with emphasis on skills-building for restaurant pastry. Acquire and apply innovative techniques for baking & decorating. Small group settings provide personnalized, accelerated training & informal discussion with expert Chef Instructors and peers... [+]

Pastry Essentials Five weeks of specialized modules teach core aspects of pastry arts with emphasis on skills-building for restaurant pastry. Acquire and apply innovative techniques for baking & decorating. Small group settings provide personnalized, accelerated training & informal discussion with expert Chef Instructors and peers. Acquire and apply innovative techniques for baking & decorating Learn essential knowledge needed in the restaurant pastry world Understand how to apply these foundations in a restaurant kitchen 5-week training. Program available in English or French. Designed for those who want to enter or evolve in the pastry universe, these 5 weeks of specialized module program allow to acquire fundamental knowledge and competencies in pastry arts for restaurant. For Serious enthusiasts Future restaurant entrepreneurs Professionals / career-changers who want to enter or evolve in the food industry Students & professionals in the restaurant or hotel sectors who want to improve their knowledge and skills Experienced cooks who want to learn more about pastry Content Pastry fundamentals Doughs, Creams & Custards Bets of French Plated Desserts Chocolate, Caramel & Praliné Sweet finger food & Small cakes Cost control & Menu planning Field Trips & Final Exam Admission Minimum age : 18 years old Fluent in English or French Tuition fees EUR 6,400. The tuition include : taxes; complete uniform (2 chef jackets; 1 pair of trousers; 1 pair of non-slip shoes) and a Pastry Arts Toolkit. [-]

Diploma

Culinary Arts Diploma

Campus Full time 8 months March 2017 France Argenteuil

Launch your culinary career with this intensive hands-on introductory skills program with practical internship. This entry level program is designed for aspiring chefs. Small group settings limited to 10 participants provide personnalized training. This training allows graduates to gain job specific competences expected at a commis chef level... [+]

Culinary Arts Diploma Launch your culinary career with this intensive hands-on introductory skills program with practical internship. This entry level program is designed for aspiring chefs. Small group settings limited to 10 participants provide personnalized training. This training allows graduates to gain job specific competences expected at a commis chef level. Reach the highest professional standards expected to work as a Commis Learn and master all the fundamental professional cooking techniques and build your culinary knowledge using Alain Ducasse’s philosophy as a guideline Start your culinary career with an internship in a French restaurant and create your professional network 8 months: 5-month training + 3-month internship. Taught in English and in French Adapted to people who want to master professional basic skills and integrate into a professional kitchen, this intensive program mixes theory, practice and real world experience in the field with the goal of mastering all fundamental techniques. FOR Students wishing to launch their chef career Career changers Entrepreneurs CONTENT Cutting methods, bases, sauces, condiments Cooking methods Vegetables and cereals Communication Poultry and meat Management & administration Seafood & Shellfish Basic pastry Field trips Final Exam 3-month internship in a Ducasse's network restaurant. ADMISSION Minimum age : 18 years old Fluent in English Pre-requisite : High school degree TUITION FEES EUR 19,200 - Including: taxes, lunches, complete uniform, a kinfe set DATES : March 13th to Nov 19th 2017 [-]

Superior Culinary Arts Diploma

Campus Full time 6 months September 2017 France Paris

Acquire the highest level of expertise for every specialty in the professional kitchen. Intensive modules teach advanced aspects of culinary arts with emphasis on skills-building. Reinforce know-how in a real world working environment through a monitored internship. Small group settings with a limited number of 10 participants provide intense and personnalized training. [+]

Superior Culinary Arts Diploma Acquire the highest level of expertise for every specialty in the professional kitchen. Intensive modules teach advanced aspects of culinary arts with emphasis on skills-building. Reinforce know-how in a real world working environment through a monitored internship. Small group settings with a limited number of 10 participants provide intense and personnalized training. This training allows graduates to gain job specific competences expected at a chef-de-partie level. Reach the highest professional standards expected to work as a Chef de Partie Upgrade your culinary skills through advanced hands-on training applied to different catering concepts Strengthen your CV with a practical internship in a French restaurant & build your international network 6 months : 6 months - Alternating skills-building classes and practical experience in a selected restaurant. Taught in English. Designed specifically for ambitious graduates in culinary arts, and/or practicing & experienced professionals in food-related services, this intensive advanced skills program provides the highest standards expected at top international establishments. FOR Ambitious graduates in culinary arts Practicing & experienced cooks CONTENT Culinary Essentials Review Tradition-Evolution Sous-Vide Technology Catering & Banqueting New trends Nature Hotel Catering Information Technology & Computer Skills Business Administration & Management Communication and Team Management Final exam Field trip 12-week internship in a French restaurant selected by the educational team ADMISSION 18 years old minimum Diploma in Culinary Arts or 2-3 years professional culinary experience Upon application approval DATES : From Sept 26th 2016 to March 24th 2017 From Sept 4th 2016 to March 9th 2017 TUITION FEES EUR 15,500 - Including: taxes; lunch during courses; 2 Chef jackets [-]

Summer courses

Culinary Essentials

Campus Full time 8 weeks September 2016 France Argenteuil

Designed specifically for those who want to explore the universe of top culinary arts, this professional skills intitiation program introduces the most important foundations in culinary and pastry arts. Small group settings limited to 10 participants provide personalized, efficient training, and informal open discussions... [+]

Culinary Essentials Designed specifically for those who want to explore the universe of top culinary arts, this professional skills intitiation program introduces the most important foundations in culinary and pastry arts. Small group settings limited to 10 participants provide personalized, efficient training, and informal open discussions. SUMMER 8-WEEK PROGRAM Discover the world of professional culinary arts Understand and practice basic professional cooking techniques Experience working in the kitchen of an authentic French restaurant SUMMER 8-WEEK PROGRAM : 7-week skills-building training + 1-week discovery internship. Taught in English or French. The perfect hands-on immersion class for serious enthusiasts, culinary or hospitality students who want to take a specialization course in France, or career changers and entrepreneurs aiming to open a restaurant or other food-related service. For Serious enthusiasts Culinary or hospitality students who want to take a specialization course in France Career changers and entrepreneurs aiming to open a restaurant or other food-related service Content - Basic of cooking - Fundamentals of Vegetables - Fundamentals of Poultry & Meat - Fundamentals of Fish & Seafood - Fundamentals of Pastry Techniques - Fundamentals of Mediterranean Cuisine - Discovery internship - Field trip & Associated courses Admission Minimum age : 18 years old Fluent in English or in French Tuition fees EUR 10,900 including taxes. Including : lunch during courses; complete uniform (2 Chef jackets, 1 pair of trousers, 1 pair of non-slip shoes); 1 knive-set. [-]

Contact
Post address
DUCASSE EDUCATION Argenteuil, Paris - France
41 rue de l'abbé Ruellan

Argenteuil, 95100 FR
Location address
DUCASSE EDUCATION Argenteuil, Paris - France
41 rue de l'abbé Ruellan

Paris, Ile-de-France, 95100 FR
Post address
DUCASSE EDUCATION Yssingeaux ( ENSP) - France
Château de Montbarnier

YSSINGEAUX, 43200 FR
Location address
DUCASSE EDUCATION Yssingeaux ( ENSP) - France
Château de Montbarnier

Saint-Étienne, Auvergne, 43200 FR