Le Cordon Bleu London

Introduction

Welcome to Le Cordon Bleu London

Le Cordon Bleu is all about teaching the fundamental techniques in cuisine, pâtisserie, wine or management to make sure each of our students succeed in life. We believe that by teaching you the classical method of your speciality you'll then be able to apply and adapt it to your future career.

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1. Gain one of the industry's most internationally recognised qualifications

A Le Cordon Bleu diploma is one that is recognized and respected by culinary professionals and is considered to be synonymous with outstanding quality. Developed by our own experts, our academic material provides students with up to date, well researched and practical knowledge – in line with what is required in today’s professional world.

Once graduated you will become part of an exceptional Alumni Network including: Hideko Kawa, Tess Ward, Yottam Ottolenghi, Peggy Porschen, John Whaite and Michael Swamy just to name a few.

2. Train under the guidance of the most recognised experts

Learn from a team of classically trained Master Chefs, Wine and Hospitality professionals whose dedication to share their ‘savoir-faire’ will ensure your success. At Le Cordon Bleu, we pride ourselves on employing teachers who are the best in their field, to ensure the education our students receive is the highest quality possible.

3. Learn in state-of-the-art facilities

The Le Cordon Bleu London school boasts some of the most advanced facilities and equipment to prepare you for tomorrow’s culinary world. The equipment available in our school allows our students to learn classical French, international and modernist cuisines. It includes:

  • self-contained work stations incorporating induction range and preparation area for each student
  • digital sous-vide water baths
  • multi-zone convection ovens
  • fully equipped bakery kitchens with retarder/proofers and stone based deck ovens
  • tandoori and duck ovens
  • ventilated ceilings
  • professional wine tasting room

4. Become part of an international network

With an ever increasing number of schools, being part of the Le Cordon Bleu family will open you up to an international network of contacts, and friends. Our network is unsurpassed at providing graduates with the best platform to launch an international career. Every year we welcome over 100 different nationalities to the school.

5. Live and study in one of the most exciting city in the world

Le Cordon Bleu is located in one of the most innovative and dynamic cities in the world. London is widely considered to be one of the gastronomic capitals of the world, attracting some of the most exciting chefs to work in the growing culinary and hospitality industries. A city that seamlessly blends classic and modern styles, the diversity of London is reflected in the ever evolving food scene.

It is the city’s insatiable appetite for the most exciting and innovative food, that makes London the perfect setting for those pursuing a career in the culinary arts, wine and hospitality.

6. Benefit from over 120 years of experience and learning

Founded in 1895, Le Cordon Bleu to this day remains an industry leader in French culinary arts, gastronomic education, wine and hospitality. Our programmes are internationally recognised, allowing graduates the opportunity to travel and build a world-class career of distinction.

7. Enjoy a once in a lifetime experience!

AWARD-WINNING FACILITIES

After over 50 years at 114 Marylebone Lane, Le Cordon Bleu London’s move to 15 Bloomsbury Square in 2012 was driven by our continued commitment to deliver the highest calibre of culinary and hospitality education, building on over 115 years of experience training students globally. The application of cutting edge equipment not only provides our students with the highest quality tools to develop skills but also provides the experience of life in a professional working environment.

We source only the best produce for use during practical sessions and demonstrations, and constantly review our suppliers to ensure you always work with the highest-quality ingredients. By supplying our students with specialist items, you learn to develop your senses and techniques with premium ingredients to prepare for the professional environment.

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A GLOBAL CAREER

With our broad range of comprehensive culinary arts, wine and management courses, we help you set the foundations for a global career.

Armed with the skills, qualities and drive you acquire at Le Cordon Bleu, you will be able to rise to the challenges of your future career and choose from many options among diverse and exciting positions worldwide.

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Diploma in Culinary Management

Campus Full time 200 hours August 2017 United Kingdom London

The Diploma in Culinary Management has been designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills to succeed as the managers of tomorrow in the hospitality and restaurant industries at international level. [+]

The Diploma in Culinary Management has been designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills to succeed as the managers of tomorrow in the hospitality and restaurant industries at international level. Le Cordon Bleu Diploma in Culinary Management focuses on education in culinary skills, gastronomy and management. The programme is interactive with advanced cooking techniques (modernist / molecular / multi sensory cuisine) being the capstone unit of the programme supported with a diverse range of management skills required within the modern professional kitchen environment. Culinary Management emphasises innovation, creativity and application of theory to practice. This course is ideal for Le Cordon Bleu culinary arts graduates who want to pursue their studies in the culinary management field. COURSE CONTENT This Level 4 diploma is unique as it combines advanced knowledge and skills in culinary arts as well as a focus on business, operations and management. It is composed of: Advanced culinary courses: learn and master cooking techniques, recipe and menu planning, current food trends, innovative concepts and sensory skills including level 3 Award Food Hygiene in Catering, awarded by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) Key operational and management disciplines: understand and hone all the skills to manage a successful and efficient operation including fundamentals of kitchen management such as supply chain, turnover, costing, leadership and staff management Business and marketing: deepen the skills required to create strong business model highlighting the importance of marketing in the restaurant industry GRADUATE PROFILE Students graduating from the course will be equipped with the skills to become managers in the hospitality and restaurant industries across the world, as well as business owners in their own right. Examples of potential positions: Executive Chef/Manager Restaurant manager Food and beverage executive Food entrepreneur Food product developer/researcher Events coordinator Le Cordon Bleu students are multicultural, international, innovative, open minded and flexible,they are eager to learn – which are very important skills for us. Emil Minev - Executive Chef - Shangri-La at the Shard Duration: 200 hours over 10 teaching weeks & 1 week assessment Price: £5,495 (10% off for Le Cordon Bleu students) Hours per week: Approx. 20 hours Intake: January March/April June September/October Pre-requisite: Le Cordon Bleu Diploma or Grand Diplôme or equivalent culinary qualification External candidates: please contact the school to schedule a meeting prior to enrolment. Please note you will have to purchase the knife kit and uniform at additional costs (£630). [-]

Diploma in Wine, Gastronomy and Management

Campus Full time 6 months August 2017 United Kingdom London

The Diploma in Wine, Gastronomy and Management prepares students to succeed in the world of wine with an operational and strategic approach to the food and drinks business. [+]

The Diploma in Wine, Gastronomy and Management prepares students to succeed in the world of wine with an operational and strategic approach to the food and drinks business. A diploma developed by renowned wine professionals to respond to industry needs. The Diploma in Wine, Gastronomy and Management has been designed to provide students with an in-depth knowledge of wine incorporating wine sensory analysis, wine production, food and wine pairing, marketing and business management. Field trips to renowned wineries, breweries, and distilleries, as well as visits to trade tastings, make this one of the most innovative and professional wine courses in the UK. A comprehensive programme aimed at those with a fervent passion for wine who wish to transform their hobby into a career, this Le Cordon Bleu Diploma is the first step to success. COURSE CONTENT Drawing from the expertise of our Master Sommelier and Le Cordon Bleu Lecturers, this Level 4 diploma combines essential wine theory with a hands-on and practical approach: advanced knowledge and skills in wine and gastronomy as well as a focus on management. It is composed of: Wine sensory analysis: Learn how to taste and examine wines professionally by developing a methodical sensorial evaluation technique. Over 500 wines will be tasted throughout the course Wine production and worldwide wine producing regions: Understand the history of wine, viticulture and winemaking processes around the world. Students will take part in multiple field trips to prestigious wineries, breweries and distilleries Gastronomy: Drawing from Le Cordon Bleu Master Chefs, students will learn how to develop the critical and analytical skills required to understand and advise about wine and food Business and management: Gain the essential knowledge and skills that can be transferred directly to the wine business world (distribution, supplier relationships management, how to create wine lists, wine marketing) CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Graduates of our Diploma in Wine, Gastronomy and Management will acquire a thorough understanding of the world of wines, spirits & beverages and the proficiency to become an accomplished wine and food professional. Students completing this unique programme will boast a skill set which will set them apart in an increasingly competitive marketplace. Examples of potential positions: Wine merchant / retailer Hospitality careers e.g. sommelier Wine business entrepreneur Wine journalist / broadcaster Wine buyer Wine consultant Events coordinator Attending Le Cordon Bleu’s career event is one of the most essential ways for us to recruit the best future talent in the company. Hilton Worldwide Pre-requisite: High School Diploma or equivalent; eligibility to study in the UK; 18 years or older, competency in English Language (read more about English language requirements). Duration: 6 months | 480 hours Price: £12,500 Hours per week: Approx. 22 hours Intake: March September Highlights: Over 500 wines tasted Guest speakers from the industry Access to various professional tastings Field trips to wineries, brewery and distillery Multiple networking opportunities [-]

Diplôme de Cuisine

Campus Full time 6 - 9 months August 2017 United Kingdom London

Le Cordon Bleu’s highly acclaimed Cuisine Diploma offers the most rigorous and comprehensive programme in classic French culinary techniques available today. We believe teaching progressively classical method and techniques are primary for you to then be able to apply it to any type of cuisines and adapt it to your future career. [+]

Le Cordon Bleu’s highly acclaimed Cuisine Diploma offers the most rigorous and comprehensive programme in classic French culinary techniques available today. We believe teaching progressively classical method and techniques are primary for you to then be able to apply it to any type of cuisines and adapt it to your future career. By successfully completing the Cuisine Diploma you will be ready to progress with a range of exciting career opportunities having learned all of the necessary professional skills. You will be taught by our team of classically trained master chefs who have experience working in senior positions in the world’s finest kitchens and Michelin starred restaurants. COURSE STRUCTURE AND CONTENT The Cuisine Diploma can be completed in 9 months or in 6 months with our Intensive Diplome de Cuisine. It is also possible to apply for the certificates individually, beginning with Basic Cuisine. Superior students host a seated event World Cuisine Event as part of our Diplôme de Cuisine. The event allows students to demonstrate their skills, provide a taste of working in the industry and also contributes to students' overall grade. Le Cordon Bleu Cuisine Diploma also includes a number of important and fundamental Pâtisserie techniques, that will be applied to sweet and savoury dishes. This is one of the most comprehensive diplomas you will find in the world. WHO IS THIS PROGRAMME FOR? We welcome students from a variety of different educational and occupational backgrounds. No prior culinary experience is required. This programme is suitable if: You wish to enter a career working in a professional kitchen (restaurant or hotel) You wish to learn professional skills within a gap year or for use during a ski season You are a professional chef or entrepreneur and wish to learn classic French techniques You love cooking and always wanted to learn ‘the right way’ to do things in the kitchen WHAT QUALIFICATION WILL I GAIN? Successful graduates of the Diplôme de Cuisine will earn a Le Cordon Bleu qualification celebrated in many countries across the world. It is for this reason that many top restaurants, hotel groups and other employers attend our Careers Forum each term to meet our students for post study work opportunities. This diploma course has been accredited under an “Investing in Quality” licence from national awarding organisation NCFE, and the course measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked at Level 4 using Ofqual’s Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF) level descriptors. "Le Cordon Bleu turn out some of the most exceptional students who are eager and enthusiastic to join the industry. The quality of the teaching chefs at Le Cordon Bleu guarantees that the graduates will be of the highest standards." Alain Roux - Michelin starred chef and chef-patron of The Waterside Inn Duration: 9 months | 3 terms Price: £18,010 Diploma fees include: Ingredients, uniforms, Wüsthof knife set, books (x2) Hours per week: Approx. 18 to 21 hours Intake: January April June September Entry Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent. No prior culinary experience is required. [-]

Diplôme de Pâtisserie

Campus Full time 6 - 9 months August 2017 United Kingdom London

Our Diplôme de Pâtisserie comprises three certificates: Basic, Intermediate and Superior. As you progress, the techniques taught become more advanced to develop your abilities in a structured manner. Our Diploma is recognised globally as one of the most respected culinary qualifications. [+]

Our Diplôme de Pâtisserie comprises three certificates: Basic, Intermediate and Superior. As you progress, the techniques taught become more advanced to develop your abilities in a structured manner. Our Diploma is recognised globally as one of the most respected culinary qualifications. Across your tuition, you will learn classic patisserie skills while developing your creative flair. Our pâtisserie master chefs will lead demonstrations showing important techniques in creation and decoration of classic patisserie and contemporary restaurant desserts. We believe teaching progressively classical method and techniques are primary for you to then be able to apply it to any type of cuisines and adapt it to your future career. COURSE STRUCTURE AND CONTENT The Diplôme de Pâtisserie can be completed in either 9 or 6 months with our intensive pastry diploma. It is also possible to apply for the certificates individually, beginning with Basic Pâtisserie. WHO IS THIS PROGRAMME FOR? We welcome students from a variety of different educational and occupational backgrounds. No prior culinary experience is required. This programme is suitable if: You wish to enter a career working in a professional kitchen (pâtisserie, restaurant or hotel) You are a professional chef or entrepreneur and wish to learn classic French techniques to set up your own pastry business You love baking and always wanted to learn ‘the right way’ to do things in the kitchen You wish to learn professional skills within a gap year or for use during a ski season WHAT QUALIFICATION WILL I GAIN? Successful graduates of the Diplôme de Pâtisserie will earn a Le Cordon Bleu qualification celebrated in many countries across the world. It is for this reason that many top restaurants, hotel groups and other employers attend our Careers Forum each term to meet our students for post study work opportunities. This diploma course has been accredited under an “Investing in Quality” licence from national awarding organisation NCFE, and the course measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked at Level 4 using Ofqual’s Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF) level descriptors. "Le Cordon Bleu students are multicultural, international, innovative, open minded and flexible,they are eager to learn – which are very important skills for us." Emil Minev - Executive Chef - Shangri-La at the Shard Duration: 9 months | 3 terms Price: £15,669 Diploma fees include: Ingredients, uniforms, Wüsthof knife set, books (x2) Hours per week: Approx. 15 to 18 hours Intake: January April June September Entry Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent. No prior culinary experience is required. [-]

Intensive Diplôme de Cuisine

Campus Full time 6 - 9 months August 2017 United Kingdom London

Accelerate your culinary ambitions with our Intensive Diplôme de Cuisine, which teaches the same knowledge of classic cuisine techniques as our nine-month diploma but through a condensed six-month structure. [+]

Accelerate your culinary ambitions with our Intensive Diplôme de Cuisine, which teaches the same knowledge of classic cuisine techniques as our nine-month diploma but through a condensed six-month structure. Develop your skills in cuisine and learn to create dishes of exceptional taste and presentation. You will gain knowledge from our team of classically trained Master Chefs who possess years of experience working in Michelin-star restaurants and the industry’s finest kitchens. We believe teaching progressively classical method and techniques are primary for you to then be able to apply it to any type of cuisines and adapt it to your future career. The Basic and Intermediate levels of this diploma are completed in three months, with the Superior level completed through a further three months of study. COURSE STRUCTURE AND CONTENT The Intensive Cuisine Diploma can be completed in 6 months. We also offer a non-intensive diploma in 9 months. Le Cordon Bleu Cuisine Diploma also includes a number of important and fundamental Pâtisserie techniques, that will be applied to sweet and savoury dishes. This is one of the most comprehensive diplomas you will find in the world. WHO IS THIS PROGRAMME FOR? We welcome students who want to study our Diplôme de Cuisine through six months of intensive full-time tuition from a variety of different educational and occupational backgrounds. No prior culinary experience is required. This programme is suitable if: You wish to enter a career working in a professional kitchen (restaurant or hotel) You wish to learn professional skills within a gap year or for use during a ski season You are a professional chef or entrepreneur and wish to learn classic French techniques You love cooking and always wanted to learn ‘the right way’ to do things in the kitchen WHAT QUALIFICATION WILL I GAIN? Successful graduates of the Diplôme de Cuisine will earn a Le Cordon Bleu qualification celebrated in many countries across the world. It is for this reason that many top restaurants, hotel groups and other employers attend our Careers Forum each term to meet our students for post study work opportunities. This diploma course has been accredited under an “Investing in Quality” licence from national awarding organisation NCFE, and the course measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked at Level 4 using Ofqual’s Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF) level descriptors. "The students have come into our restaurants in a professional manner and are all eager to learn more. Our chefs are really impressed with the level of work that the students are producing." Marcus Wareing Restaurants Duration: 6 months | 2 terms Price: £18,638 Diploma fees include: Ingredients, uniforms, Wüsthof knife set, books (x2) Hours per week: Approx. 30 hours Intake: January March/April June September/October Entry Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent. No prior culinary experience is required. [-]

Intensive Diplôme de Pâtisserie

Campus Full time August 2017 United Kingdom London

Accelerate your culinary ambitions with our Intensive Diplôme de Pâtisserie, which teaches the same knowledge of classic pâtisserie techniques as our nine-month diploma but through a condensed six-month structure. [+]

Accelerate your culinary ambitions with our Intensive Diplôme de Pâtisserie, which teaches the same knowledge of classic pâtisserie techniques as our nine-month diploma but through a condensed six-month structure. Through study of this programme, you will become highly skilled in the culinary art of pastry and gain essential creative skills to craft exceptional dishes and showpieces. Knowledge is shared by our team of classically trained Master Chefs who possess years of experience working in Michelin-star restaurants and the industry’s finest kitchens. The Basic and Intermediate levels of this diploma are completed in three months, with the Superior level completed through a further three months of study. We believe teaching progressively classical method and techniques are primary for you to then be able to apply it to any type of cuisines and adapt it to your future career. COURSE STRUCTURE AND CONTENT The Intensive Diplôme de Pâtisserie can be completed in 6 months. We also offer a non-intensive diploma in 9 months. WHO IS THIS PROGRAMME FOR? We welcome students who want to study our Diplôme de Pâtisserie through six months of intensive full-time tuition from a variety of different educational and occupational backgrounds. No prior culinary experience is required. This programme is suitable if: You wish to enter a career working in a professional kitchen (pâtisserie, restaurant or hotel) You are a professional chef or entrepreneur and wish to learn classic French techniques to set up your own pastry business You love baking and always wanted to learn ‘the right way’ to do things in the kitchen You wish to learn professional skills within a gap year or for use during a ski season WHAT QUALIFICATION WILL I GAIN? Successful graduates of the Diplôme de Pâtisserie will earn a Le Cordon Bleu qualification celebrated in many countries across the world. It is for this reason that many top restaurants, hotel groups and other employers attend our Careers Forum each term to meet our students for post study work opportunities. This diploma course has been accredited under an “Investing in Quality” licence from national awarding organisation NCFE, and the course measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked at Level 4 using Ofqual’s Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF) level descriptors. We find the caliber of Le Cordon Bleu students to be excellent. Their high standard and professionalism is a perfect fit for our Michelin star restaurant. Atul Kochhar - Michelin starred chef and chef-patron of Benares Duration: 6 months | 2 terms Price: £16,073 Diploma fees include: Ingredients, uniforms, Wüsthof knife set, books (x2) Hours per week: Approx. 30 hours Intake: January March/April June September/October Entry Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent. No prior culinary experience is required. [-]

Le Cordon Bleu Grand Diplôme

Campus Full time 9 months August 2017 United Kingdom London

Respected across the culinary and hospitality industry as a mark of excellence, Le Cordon Bleu Grand Diplôme® is an influential qualification which allows you to fulfil your ambitions and pursue the most sought after careers. You are first taught basic culinary skills before applying this knowledge to high-quality produce and specialist ingredients. [+]

Respected across the culinary and hospitality industry as a mark of excellence, Le Cordon Bleu Grand Diplôme® is an influential qualification which allows you to fulfil your ambitions and pursue the most sought after careers. You are first taught basic culinary skills before applying this knowledge to high-quality produce and specialist ingredients. Our Grand Diplôme® is the most prestigious culinary qualification from Le Cordon Bleu, combining the study of our Diplôme de Cuisine and Diplôme de Pâtisserie. This accredited diploma is awarded after nine months of full-time tuition. Le Cordon Bleu’s highly acclaimed Cuisine Diploma offers the most rigorous and comprehensive programme in classic French culinary techniques available today. We believe teaching progressively classical method and techniques are primary for you to then be able to apply it to any type of cuisines and adapt it to your future career. By successfully completing the Cuisine Diploma you will be ready to progress with a range of exciting career opportunities having learned all of the necessary professional skills. You will be taught by our team of classically trained master chefs who have experience working in senior positions in the world’s finest kitchens and Michelin starred restaurants. Our Diplôme de Pâtisserie comprises three certificates: Basic, Intermediate and Superior. As you progress, the techniques taught become more advanced to develop your abilities in a structured manner. Our Diploma is recognised globally as one of the most respected culinary qualifications. Across your tuition, you will learn classic patisserie skills while developing your creative flair. Our pâtisserie master chefs will lead demonstrations showing important techniques in creation and decoration of classic patisserie and contemporary restaurant desserts. We believe teaching progressively classical method and techniques are primary for you to then be able to apply it to any type of cuisines and adapt it to your future career. Le Cordon Bleu Grand Diplôme® is your passport to the culinary world. YOUR TYPICAL WEEKLY SCHEDULE As a guide, a typical weekly class schedule is composed of the following sessions: Cuisine courses: 3 demonstrations, 3 practical classes – 18 hours Pâtisserie courses: 2 demonstrations, 2 practical classes, 1 technical lecture – 15 hours Demonstrations and practical classes are scheduled Monday to Saturday at any of the following times: 8:00am, 11:30am, 3:00pm and 6:30pm. The schedule is posted for the full session at the beginning of the term. "Le Cordon Bleu turn out some of the most exceptional students who are eager and enthusiastic to join the industry. The quality of the teaching chefs at Le Cordon Bleu guarantees that the graduates will be of the highest standards." Alain Roux - Michelin starred chef and chef-patron of The Waterside Inn Duration: 9 months | 3 terms Price: £29,754 Diploma fees include: Ingredients, uniforms, Wüsthof knife set, books (x2) Hours per week: Approx. 32 to 39 hours Intake: January April June September Entry Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent. No prior culinary experience is required. [-]

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Le Cordon Bleu Summer School

Campus Full time 1 - 42 days August 2017 United Kingdom London

Le Cordon Bleu has a large variety of cookery courses available this summer. From classes of just few hours to formally accredited 6 week courses, you should be able to find the cooking course that would suit you best. Our culinary courses are a wonderful way to learn more about the fundamental techniques in cuisine, pâtisserie or wine in entertaining and informal classes. [+]

Le Cordon Bleu has a large variety of cookery courses available this summer. From classes of just few hours to formally accredited 6 week courses, you should be able to find the cooking course that would suit you best. Our culinary courses are a wonderful way to learn more about the fundamental techniques in cuisine, pâtisserie or wine in entertaining and informal classes. Whether you are preparing for a professional cooking career or just wish to study over the summer for your own interest you should be able to find a summer programme for you. INTENSIVE CUISINE AND PÂTISSERIE CERTIFICATES Intensive Basic Cuisine Prerequisite: none Duration: 6 weeks Intensive Basic Cuisine introduces you to the traditional French culinary techniques. In this initial programme you will learn: Classical cooking techniques including professional knife skills, fish filleting, introduction to plating presentation… Elementary methods of cooking and basic cuisine preparations Introduction to wine and cheese knowledge Food safety and hygiene in the kitchen Personal kitchen organisation and management skills Intensive Intermediate Cuisine Prerequisite: Basic Cuisine Certificate Duration: 6 weeks An introduction to classic French regional dishes and European cuisine techniques, through which you will apply the techniques introduced during the basic level certificate. The importance of mise en place: understanding, organisation and production Comprehensive study of classical cuisine and French regional cuisine European culinary techniques and cuisine Enhanced knowledge of professional kitchen skills More advanced knowledge of food and wine Intensive Basic Pâtisserie Prerequisite: none Duration: 6 weeks Intensive Basic Pâtisserie is designed to give students a strong foundation on which to build their Pâtisserie skills and knowledge. As students progress, they learn to prepare a wide selection of desserts and pastries through practical sessions and demonstrations. This exciting course introduces the various concepts, properties and applications of Pâtisserie which are essential for working in the industry. Classical French Pastry Techniques Kitchen management 1 Implementing health, safety and hygiene procedures Intensive Intermediate Pâtisserie Prerequisite: Basic Pâtisserie Certificate Duration: 6 weeks During Intensive Intermediate Pâtisserie you begin to master fundamental techniques, such as making a génoise sponge, and your proficiency will allow you to focus more on decoration. You will also be introduced to sugar sculpting and more advanced chocolate work, developing skills such as chocolate piping and casting, and preparing restaurant-style desserts. Under the guidance of our chefs, you are able to develop essential artistic skills. Viennoiserie and French Bread Making Decoration Techniques in Chocolate Complex Entremets and Gateaux Production Kitchen Management 2 Implementing Health, Safety and Hygiene Procedures SUMMER ESSENTIALS Prerequisite: none Duration: 3 weeks Summer Essentials is designed for home cooks and food enthusiasts who want to learn practical skills and gain confidence in the kitchen. In our intensive three week cooking courses, you will be trained with a mix of key techniques and recipes based around the traditional teaching methods of Le Cordon Bleu as well as classic and modern interpretation. Summer Essentials has been created for those who love good food and cooking, but are subject to limited time to improve and learn new techniques. Demonstrations from Le Cordon Bleu Chefs Practical classes in state of the art teaching kitchens with individual stations Interactive workshops on canapés, starters and desserts Expert cheese lecture and tasting Expert wine lecture and tasting Market trip to Smithfield’s - one of the largest meat markets in Europe Market trip to Billingsgate - UK’s largest inland fish market Food hygiene qualification to level 2 Preparation of a group buffet event with presentation of certificates 10-DAY COURSES Cake Decorating Prerequisite: none Duration: 60 hours Created by our renowned pâtisserie team, the Cake Decorating course is a combination of practical sessions, demonstrations and lectures. Our professional chefs will teach you a wide range of recipes, how to temper chocolate and will give you an overview on the different decoration techniques. Bakery Prerequisite: none Duration: 60 hours Designed for the aspiring baker, you will be taught hand and machine techniques through a combination of practical sessions, demonstrations and lectures. This course aims at giving you a comprehensive understanding of a variety of yeasted doughs and associated production method. Wine Essentials Prerequisite: none Duration: 14 hours Over a series of evening classes, you will have the opportunity to learn from some of the best wine professionals in a lively, friendly but studious atmosphere where students are encouraged to actively participate in the discussions. 4-DAY AND 5-DAY COURSES Prerequisite: none Duration: 4 or 5 days Our 4 / 5 day courses are perfect for those wishing to immerse themselves in cooking courses in the heart of London. The courses have been designed for both the culinary enthusiasts and for the experienced cooks who want to brush up some of their skills. Cuisine Technique – 4 days. Learn fundamental cuisine techniques and their application to a number of dishes, improving your confidence and capabilities at home. Cuisine Technique Essentials – 4 days (evening). Same as the above but in the evening. Pâtisserie Technique Essentials – 4 days (evening). This course teaches the fundamental techniques and methodology surrounding classic handmade pastry products. Taste of Asia – 4 or 5 days. This course teaches the fundamental techniques and methodology surrounding classic handmade pastry products. 1 DAY OR LESS COURSES Prerequisite: none Duration: from 2.5 hours to 1 day We offer a great selection of short courses designed especially for enthusiastic home cooks who want to discover new techniques and improve their cooking skills. All courses usually focus on specific skills or cuisine. They are are a wonderful way to learn more about cuisine and pâtisserie in entertaining and informal classes. We have the following range of courses: 1-Day Courses. Under the guidance of a Le Cordon Bleu Master Chef, you will work at your own station and learn new techniques in an fun, informal and hands-on classes. 2.5 Hours Workshops. You will work at your own station and be guided by our Master Chefs. Throughout the workshop, you will acquire new culinary knowledge and hone a new technique. 2.5 Hours Demonstrations .Sit back, relax and let the chefs do the cooking for you in our Demonstrations. Follow our Master Chefs as they talk you through the theme of each session. [-]

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WC1A 2LS

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