Ecole Lenôtre


By founding École Lenôtre in 1971, Gaston Lenôtre responded to the training needs of both French and foreign professionals. Today, more than 3,000 trainees, men, and women coming from all over France and more than 100 countries, come to increase their knowledge and expertise in the culture of excellence.
Each year, new levels of development are created to better meet the expectations of professionals in the food industry.

For nearly 20 years, Ecole Lenôtre offers long stay programs that allow you to get an intensive training in French Cuisine, Pastry and Bakery:

  • Pastry Chef Diploma: 7 months
  • Cooking Chef Diploma: 7 months
  • Bakery Advanced Training courses : 13 weeks
  • Basics of French pastry: 6 weeks
  • Basics of French cuisine: 6 weeks

In joining these formations, you will have the chance to be surrounded by many professionals that are from the best chefs in the world.

You will be learning and practice in a classroom with a maximum of 12 students. At Ecole Lenôtre, we believe that working in small groups is the best way to get the most from our Chefs. You will be practicing on your own and also in groups.

Our professional school in Plaisir has 10 classrooms and highly professional equipment crews. We are working with high-quality suppliers in both food and professional materials that you will find also in the best Chef's kitchens.

At Ecole Lenôtre, we train you to be a professional and we believe that our expertise can make you become one of the best Chefs of tomorrow.

Ecole Lenôtre also opened a brand new school in the center of Paris, Quai Henri IV. It is located in a boat from Yachts de Paris with a beautiful view on the Cathedrale Notre Dame de Paris.

It is composed of a 150 sqm² cooking classroom with all the new material and facilities. On the other side, you can find a lounge room to organize dinners, presentations, ceremonies.

During your formations at Ecole Lenôtre Plaisir, you will also have the chance to get classes in this new location.

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40 rue Pierre Curie
78370 Plaisir, Île-de-France, France
+33 (0)1 30 81 46 34


Quai Henri IV
75004 Paris, Île-de-France, France

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