Haute Cuisine and French Pastry Arts Signature Program

General

Program Description

This Signature course brings to life chef Alain Ducasse’s philosophy around haute cuisine and French pastry arts. Taught in our brand new Paris campus, it will enable you to master a wide variety of fundamental and advanced culinary and pastry techniques, including the opportuni ty to prepare a select ion of Chef Ducasse’s iconic dishes. It is the perfect way to place yourself at the forefront of culinary arts innovation, while also exploring the universe of French pastry, desserts, chocolate and bakery.

Outside the kitchen, the course also incorporates a package of management essentials and discovery field trips, where you can learn from – and network with – food entrepreneurs and celebrated chefs. Upon complet ion, you will possess the tools to launch a career as a chef or drive your own culinary or pastry entrepreneurial project.

Duration: 8 months

Jobs and career opportunities:

  • Chef de cuisine or pastry chef / Chef instructor
  • Entrepreneur / Consultant
  • Boutique owner / Concept designer
  • Production manager
  • Caterer and event organizer
  • Food writer and critic

Program structure:

  • Culinary Arts Fundamental Techniques – 2 weeks
  • Bistronomy & Mediterranean Cuisine – 4 weeks
  • Gastronomy & Natural Cuisine – 6 weeks
  • French Pastry Arts & Contemporary Desserts – 8 weeks
  • Natural & Healthy Pastry – 2 weeks
  • Viennoiserie, Breads & Boutique Pastry – 4 weeks
  • Gastronomic Cuisine Immersion – 2 weeks
  • Management essentials – 2 weeks
  • Field Trip – 2 weeks

Admissions requirements:

No previous degree or experience required

18 years minimum

IELTS > 4.5

Next intake - January 4th, 2021

Last updated Jan 2020

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About the School

Since its foundation in 1999, École Ducasse has become an internationally-renowned exponent of teaching culinary and pastry arts, driven by the vision and energy of the iconic chef Alain Ducasse. Now ... Read More

Since its foundation in 1999, École Ducasse has become an internationally-renowned exponent of teaching culinary and pastry arts, driven by the vision and energy of the iconic chef Alain Ducasse. Now part of Sommet Education, the world-leading hospitality management education group, we are delighted to bring our French savoir-faire and knowledge in culinary and pastry arts to a wider audience. We offer a complete range of educational programs, from intensive entrepreneurial training courses to Bachelor degrees. Our programs are delivered by passionate and highly qualified professionals, who know that an effective training requires a personalized follow-up. Read less