A pioneer of modern cuisine, Auguste Escoffier was the first executive chef at the Ritz Paris. Since 1988, the Ecole Ritz Escoffier, built in his honor, has been faithfully and passionately passing down the values he cherished: Skills, Creativity and the pursuit of the Excellence.
The Ecole Ritz Escoffier is a world-renowned institution, in the heart of the Ritz Paris kitchens, offering degree programs in both English and French for anyone who wishes to learn the basics, train for a career or take master classes in the culinary and pastry arts. From beginner cooks to Haute Cuisine experts, the Chefs of the future come here to learn the invaluable skills of the trade.
Our team of Chefs and experts, trained at the top restaurants in France and worldwide, passionately carry on and pass down their skills to professional trainees of all levels. In addition to recipes and techniques, students are taught to grasp the subtlety of ingredients and flavors and become ambassadors of an ever-evolving art. Ecole Ritz Escoffier Cuisine principale © Vincent Leroux
Comfort and innovation at their best. The school’s state-of-the-art equipment, developed by the Chefs and the Teaching Committee, is the perfect toolset for discovering the best techniques of cooking and pastry-making. There are two demonstration kitchens and one pastry lab to offer trainees optimal comfort and learning conditions.