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 the practical learning of techniques with precision, innovation and rigorous skills-based methodology.
"I have always endeavored to pass on my vision of culinary and pastry arts. I share my know-how with all people willing to strengthen their skills with a single motto in mind: excellence in practice." Alain Ducasse
Excellence in practice
Two campuses are now established in France: the Centre de formation d'Alain Ducasse (CFAD), specialized in culinary arts and pastry for restaurant and the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Patisserie (ENSP), which has been for over thirty years, the reference school, in France and abroad, for French pastry, bakery, chocolate, confectionery and ice cream professionals.
Our pastry programs offered at Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Pâtisserie:

  • Bachelor of French Pastry Arts
  • French Pastry Arts
  • French Chocolate & Confectionery Arts
  • French Bakery Arts
  • French Pastry Campus: Winter & Summer sessions


Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Pâtisserie, Château de Montbarnier

Programs taught in:
  • English

This school also offers:

Courses

Ducasse Education - Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Pâtisserie

An intense 2-month program to learn all the fundamental techniques and secrets of traditional French bread and viennoiseries. ... [+]

Master the fundamentals of traditional French bakery arts through a 2-month intensive professional training. From the preparation of common, traditional or special breads to the creation of leavened or puff viennoiseries, you will learn professionals’ essential techniques. Complete your training with a 1-month optional internship in a French establishment to apply your knowledge in a real-life environment. Benefit from world-recognized teaching methods of small group settings and high rate of practice to optimize teaching, achieve efficient learning and deliver a personalized follow-up.

Class Type 85% hands-on 15% theory Modules Breads and viennoiseries (traditional, regional, special and garnished breads and viennoiseries) Regional cakes and desserts Snacking and catering produce Meilleur Ouvrier de France style breads Buffet preparation and final exam Duration ... [-]
France Yssingeaux
May 2020
Full-time
2 months
Campus
Ducasse Education - Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Pâtisserie

An intensive 2-month program to learn all the fundamental and elaborated techniques of Chocolate and Confectionery Arts. ... [+]

Master the fundamentals of chocolate and confectionery arts through a 2-month intensive professional training. You will learn and apply professional’s essential techniques to produce chocolate, confectionery, chocolate-based pastries, and artistic pieces. Complete your training with a 1-month optional internship in a French establishment to apply your knowledge in a real-life environment. Benefit from world recognized teaching methods of small group settings and high rate of practice to optimize teaching, achieve efficient learning and deliver a personalized follow-up.

Class Type 80% hands-on 20% theory Modules Chocolate Confectionery Chocolate-based pastries Artistic chocolate and sugar pieces Buffet preparation and final exam Duration ... [-]
France Yssingeaux
May 2020
Full-time
2 months
Campus
Ducasse Education - Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Pâtisserie

Have you always wanted to learn the secrets of French Pastry? Ducasse Education gives you the opportunity to take an intense 2-month program to learn all the fundamental ... [+]

Discover and learn the fundamentals of traditional French pastry arts through a 2-month intensive professional training. From the preparation of basic doughs and creams to the creation of desserts, you will learn the professional’s essential techniques. Benefit from world-recognized teaching methods of small group settings and high rate of practice to optimize teaching, achieve efficient learning and deliver a personalized follow-up.

Class Type 90% hands-on 10% theory Modules Basic pastry doughs, tarts, and tartlets Choux pastry Puff pastry Leavened pastry doughs Breads and viennoiseries Chocolate Modern entremets Buffet preparation and final exam Duration

2-month intensive hands-on training... [-]

France Yssingeaux
March 2020
Full-time
2 months
Campus

Diploma

Ducasse Education - Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Pâtisserie

Have you always loved making pastries and wondered if this is the career change you are looking for? Ducasse Education gives you the opportunity to take an intensive 7.5- ... [+]

Master the fundamentals of traditional French pastry arts with a 5.5-month intensive professional training. From the reception of produce to the production, conservation, and packaging of pastries and viennoiseries, you will learn and master professionals’ essential techniques. A 2-month mandatory internship in a French establishment will complete your training to apply your knowledge in a real-life environment. Benefit from world-recognized teaching methods of small group settings and high rate of practice to optimize teaching, achieve efficient learning and deliver a personalized follow-up.

Class Type 80% hands-on 20% theory Modules Basic pastry doughs, tarts, and tartlets Choux pastry Puff pastry Leavened pastry doughs Sponges and biscuits Technical reinforcement Petits-fours and cakes Entremets Viennoiseries and bakery Plated desserts Theme and wedding cakes Chocolate Revision, final exam and buffet preparation The Program Includes ... [-]
France Yssingeaux
March 2020
Full-time
7 months
Campus
Ducasse Education - Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Pâtisserie

Upgrade your professional skills and acquire complex and modern pastry techniques through an intensive 2-month advanced training. Reinforce your know-how by mastering the ... [+]

Have you always loved making pastries and just started wondering if this is the career change you are looking for?

Upgrade your professional skills and acquire complex and modern pastry techniques through an intensive, 2-month advanced training. Reinforce your know-how by mastering the right combination of tastes, textures, and shapes to create high-quality pastries with elaborated techniques. Complete your training with a 1-month optional internship in a French establishment to apply your knowledge in a real-life environment. Benefit from world-recognized teaching methods of small group settings and high rate of practice to optimize teaching, achieve efficient learning and deliver a personalized follow-up.... [-]

France Yssingeaux
May 2020
Full-time
3 months
Campus

Campus Insiders - Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Pâtisserie

Location address
Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Pâtisserie,
125, Allée du Château de Montbarnier

Yssingeaux, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, 43200 FR