Le Cordon Bleu New Zealand

Introduction

New Zealand

For more than 120 years the name Le Cordon Bleu has been synonymous with culinary excellence. Here in New Zealand we offer intensive training for aspiring chefs and students alike who are wanting a career in the food and hospitality industry. We combine the very best of new world innovation and local cuisine with the principles, techniques and artistry of the French traditions.

Why New Zealand?

Take the first steps towards realising your ambitions at our boutique international flagship institute in the heart of Wellington New Zealand, where you will be inspired to develop your passion for culinary arts and hospitality management under the direction of our chefs and lecturers. Le Cordon Bleu New Zealand master chefs are both classically trained and qualified teachers, whilst our lecturers contribute a wealth of knowledge gained through years of experience in both education and the hospitality industry.

Our building features state-of-the-art facilities to provide you with the latest and most innovative opportunities in culinary and hospitality education.

We source local produce and ingredients for use during practical sessions and demonstration, and constantly review our suppliers to ensure you receive the highest quality ingredients. By supplying our students with specialist items, you learn to develop your senses and techniques with premium ingredients to prepare for the professional environment.

Programmes

Le Cordon Bleu New Zealand offers a range of qualifications at all levels – Certificates, Diploma, and Undergraduate Degree programmes. Our prestigious qualifications in Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management, graduates who possess passion, drive and skill are able to reach the top of their profession and embark on an international career in the food and hospitality industries.

Scholarships

Le Cordon Bleu provides Scholarships for students with a true commitment and passion for the Culinary Arts. View our scholarships and pursue your culinary dreams.

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Programs

This school also offers:

Certificate

Basic Cuisine Certificate

Campus Full time 10 weeks January 2019 New Zealand Wellington

The Basic Cuisine programme (Basic Certificate) opens the door to the adventures of French cuisine. From day one, you begin to master the basic skills: from how to hold a knife properly, to how to peel vegetables or how to truss a chicken. [+]

Basic Cuisine Certificate

The Basic Cuisine programme (Basic Certificate) opens the door to the adventures of French cuisine. From day one, you begin to master the basic skills: from how to hold a knife properly, to how to peel vegetables or how to truss a chicken. As the term progresses, techniques are layered on one another and become more complex. Demonstrations become more menu-oriented, incorporating such elements as organization, preparation, balance, and timing. Students also learn how to use and integrate condiments, herbs, and spices into their recipes producing a variety of flavors which complement the dishes prepared. As a solid grounding in basic cuisine, this programme is for beginners and experienced students alike.... [-]


Basic Pâtisserie Certificate

Campus Full time 10 weeks January 2019 New Zealand Wellington

The Basic Pâtisserie programme (Basic Certificate) is designed to give you a strong basic foundation from which to build your skills and knowledge within the hospitality industry. This exciting course introduces you to the various concepts, properties, and applications of Pâtisserie as you progressively learn to prepare a wide selection of cakes, desserts, and pastries. [+]

Basic Pâtisserie Certificate

The Basic Pâtisserie programme (Basic Certificate) is designed to give you a strong basic foundation from which to build your skills and knowledge within the hospitality industry. This exciting course introduces you to the various concepts, properties, and applications of Pâtisserie as you progressively learn to prepare a wide selection of cakes, desserts, and pastries. The demonstration and practical sessions will lead you to step by step through the basics of French Pâtisserie.

4 intakes per year: January, April, July, October (or late September) Key Information Duration: 10 week Price: NZD $12,500 (subject to change) Fees Include: 2x uniforms (jacket, trousers, hat, necktie), WÜSTOF Knife Tool Kit, All Ingredients, Course Materials, Exams, Graduation Hours per week: Approximately 20-25 hours Entry Requirements: IELTS 5.0, with no band lower than 5.0 16 years old (no upper age limit) Course Details ... [-]

Diploma

Diplôme Avancé Culinaire

Campus Full time 9 months April 2019 New Zealand Wellington

The focus of the programme is the preparation and service of French classical and contemporary cuisine dishes using advanced classical and contemporary French techniques and theoretical knowledge. [+]

Overview

The focus of the programme is the preparation and service of French classical and contemporary cuisine dishes using advanced classical and contemporary French techniques and theoretical knowledge. Diplôme Avancé Culinaire students will gain valuable live and real-time experience whilst preparing a dégustation menu during Brasserie week. Additional theoretical subjects are studied alongside practical classes in the first two terms and this knowledge is then applied during the Internship in the final term. Theory subjects outline the importance of planning and monitoring workflow and supplies in a commercial kitchen and the management of operating procedures and compliance requirements for operational roles. Also included is the theory of selecting and applying staffing strategies to meet performance targets and the management of staff relationships for operational roles.... [-]


Diplôme De Cuisine

Campus Full time 9 months January 2019 New Zealand Wellington

Successful completion of the Basic, Intermediate and Superior Cuisine certificates results in the award of the Diplôme de Cuisine. You will learn to master the necessary skills to create fine cuisine dishes through a combination of demonstrations, practical sessions and theory lessons, gaining knowledge from our classically trained chefs who have experience working in senior positions in the world’s finest kitchens and Michelin starred restaurants. [+]

Overview

Successful completion of the Basic, Intermediate and Superior Cuisine certificates results in the award of the Diplôme de Cuisine. You will learn to master the necessary skills to create fine cuisine dishes through a combination of demonstrations, practical sessions and theory lessons, gaining knowledge from our classically trained chefs who have experience working in senior positions in the world’s finest kitchens and Michelin starred restaurants.

Our cuisine chefs lead demonstrations to show you how to produce dishes to the highest professional standard. You are then tasked with replicating what you have been shown in one of our dedicated cuisine practical kitchens.

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Diplôme De Pâtisserie

Campus Full time 9 months January 2019 New Zealand Wellington

Successful completion of the Basic, Intermediate and Superior Pâtisserie certificates results in the award of the Diplôme de Pâtisserie (NZQF Level 4 certificate in pastry). You will learn to master the necessary skills to create fine Pâtisserie dishes through a combination of demonstrations, practical sessions and theory lessons, gaining knowledge from our classically trained French chefs who have experience working in senior positions in the world’s finest kitchens and Michelin star restaurants. [+]

Overview

Successful completion of the Basic, Intermediate and Superior Pâtisserie certificates results in the award of the Diplôme de Pâtisserie (NZQF Level 4 certificate in pastry). You will learn to master the necessary skills to create fine Pâtisserie dishes through a combination of demonstrations, practical sessions and theory lessons, gaining knowledge from our classically trained French chefs who have experience working in senior positions in the world’s finest kitchens and Michelin star restaurants.

Our Pastry chefs lead demonstrations to show you how to produce dishes to the highest professional standard. You are then tasked with replicating what you have been shown in one of our dedicated Pâtisserie practical kitchens.... [-]


Le Grand Diplôme

Campus Full time 18 months January 2019 New Zealand Wellington

Successful completion of the Diplôme de Cuisine & Diplôme de Pâtisserie results in the award of the Le Grand Diplôme. You will learn to master the necessary skills to create fine Pâtisserie & Cuisine dishes through a combination of demonstrations, practical sessions and theory lessons, gaining knowledge from our classically trained Le Cordon Bleu master chefs who have experience working in senior positions in the world’s finest kitchens and Michelin starred restaurants. [+]

Overview

Successful completion of the Diplôme de Cuisine & Diplôme de Pâtisserie results in the award of the Le Grand Diplôme. You will learn to master the necessary skills to create fine Pâtisserie & Cuisine dishes through a combination of demonstrations, practical sessions and theory lessons, gaining knowledge from our classically trained Le Cordon Bleu master chefs who have experience working in senior positions in the world’s finest kitchens and Michelin starred restaurants.

Our Le Cordon Bleu master chefs lead demonstrations to show you how to produce dishes to the highest professional standard. You are then tasked with replicating what you have been shown in one of our practical kitchens.... [-]


Contact

Address 52 Cuba Street Te Aro , Wellington
6011 Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand