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 (2)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.

Programs taught in:
English
French

This school also offers:


Ecole Ritz Escoffier

This diploma combines all of our fundamental training programs: French Cuisine – Introductory Level, French Cuisine – Intermediate Level, French Cuisine – Advanced Level; ... [+]

Ecole Ritz Escoffier ©Alban Couturier

This diploma combines all of our fundamental training programs:

French Cuisine – Introductory Level French Cuisine – Intermediate Level French Cuisine – Advanced Level French Pastry – Introductory Level French Pastry – Intermediate Level French Pastry – Advanced Level

Ecole Ritz Escoffier Desserts ©Alban Couturier

Duration: 24 weeks Number of hours: 840 hours Rate: 40,200€ (VAT incl.)

The Ritz Escoffier Complete Culinary Arts Diploma is awarded after the completion of all six levels in the training program. Trainees’ work will be regularly inspected and an exam will be held at the end of each level.... [-]

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Open Enrollment
Full-time
24 weeks
Campus
Ecole Ritz Escoffier

This training course includes 3 levels dedicated to learning the fundamentals of French cuisine and is designed for beginners, whether they be enthusiasts or aspiring pro ... [+]

This training course includes 3 levels dedicated to learning the fundamentals of French cuisine and is designed for beginners, whether they be enthusiasts or aspiring professionals.

Duration: 12 weeks Number of hours: 420 hours Rate: 25,400€ (VAT incl.) Entry Requirements

Candidates must be at least 18 years of age and must have completed secondary school.

Course Hours

Monday to Friday, 9 am – 5 pm. Lunch break is included.

At the end of each level, the trainee will be awarded a Certificate in “French Cuisine” following an ongoing assessment of their work and successful completion of the practical exam. After earning all three certificates, the trainee will be awarded the Ritz Escoffier Culinary Diploma.... [-]

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April 2019
Full-time
12 weeks
Campus
Ecole Ritz Escoffier

This training program includes 3 levels, dedicated to learning the basics of French pastry-making and is designed for beginners, whether they be enthusiasts or aspiring p ... [+]

This training program includes 3 levels, dedicated to learning the basics of French pastry-making and is designed for beginners, whether they be enthusiasts or aspiring professionals.

Duration: 12 weeks Number of hours: 420 hours Rate: 21,900€ (VAT incl.) Entry Requirements

Candidates must be at least 18 years of age and must have completed secondary school.

Course Hours

Monday to Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm. Lunch break is included.

At the end of each level, the trainee is awarded a Certificate in “French Pastry” following an ongoing assessment of their work and successful completion of the practical exam. After earning all three certificates, the trainee will be awarded the Ritz Escoffier Pastry Diploma.... [-]

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April 2019
Full-time
12 weeks
Campus
Ecole Ritz Escoffier

Advanced level training programs designed for established food service professionals. ... [+]

Advanced level training programs designed for established food service professionals.

Duration: 3 days Number of hours: 21 hours Rate: 1,800€ (VAT incl.)

A Certificate is awarded to the trainee at the end of each training program.

Sessions will be held on the condition that at least 4 students are registered.

Charcuterie

The art of cooked and cured meats

Enter the world of charcuterie through our 3-day training program and become an expert in artisanal cured meats.

Course Objectives Learn how to devein, marinate and cook foie gras Learn how to debone meat and poultry and make stuffings and jellies Discover creative techniques for plating and presenting an appetizing charcuterie board On the Program Terrines, pâtés en croûte, ballotines, and luxury foie gras Boudin sausages, salami, and paupiette meat rolls ... [-]
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1
March 2019
Full-time
3 days
Campus
Ecole Ritz Escoffier

Advanced level training programs designed for established baking and pastry-making professionals. ... [+]

Advanced level training programs designed for established baking and pastry-making professionals.

Duration: 3 days Number of hours: 21 hours Rate: 1,500€ (VAT incl.)

A Certificate is awarded to the trainee at the end of each training program.

Sessions will be held on the condition that at least 4 students are registered.

Regional French specialties and viennoiseries

A chance to take a delicious trip around France and discover the secrets to making the perfect viennoiseries

Course Objectives Discover and prepare regional specialties from all over France Master kneading, folding, shaping and breadmaking Understand the process of fermentation On the Program Classic and modern regional specialties Viennoiseries, classic and luxury style Portable cakes and biscuit ... [-]
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March 2019
Full-time
3 days
Campus
Ritz Paris
Address
15 place Vendôme
75001 Paris, Île-de-France, France
Website
Phone
+33 1 43 16 30 30