Le Cordon Bleu celebrates 125 years

For a true taste of Paris…
What better way to discover a country than through its gastronomy! From the baguette to regional dishes, macarons and eclairs… the reputation of French culinary techniques is firmly established.

Le Cordon Bleu Paris Atelier

Founded in Paris in 1895, Le Cordon Bleu institute’s mission, for the past 125 years, has been to teach the techniques and expertise inherited from the great names of French cuisine, pastry, and boulangerie.

In an exceptional setting, overlooking the Seine and just a stone’s throw from the Eiffel Tower, workshops are taught in French and consecutively translated into English.

There is something for everyone, whether on your own or in a group, an amateur or experienced, guided by one of the Institute’s Chef Instructors, the workshops provide an introduction to cuisine, pastry, and boulangerie techniques and food and wine pairing:

  • For pastry aficionados, the Chefs reveal their secrets for making iconic desserts: macarons, choux pastries, eclairs, seasonal tarts, chocolate desserts, financiers, cakes and pound cakes.

  • Fans of all things savoury will find what they are looking for from a vast array of themes. Make a whole menu with French regional specialties (Burgundy, Provence, Brittany) with The Art of French Cuisine workshop, learn the techniques for making traditional and contemporary sauces.

  • Boulangerie workshops see Chefs sharing their expertise and deft touch, as they teach participants to make unrivalled French baguettes or freshly baked pastries.

Countless options are available to treat yourself to an unforgettable culinary experience!

125 years of excellence

Le Cordon Bleu, the leading global network of culinary arts and hospitality management Institutes, which trains 20 000 students of more than 130 nationalities every year, marks its 125th anniversary in 2020.

Le Cordon Bleu has just launched its first ever international competition: Future Talents. The competition will be held on a local level in 16 Le Cordon Bleu institutes around the globe. Head to the dedicated website to register from 17 February to 3 May: https://www.cordonbleu.edu/125anniversary/en#International%20Competitions (External link)

From 22 June, the Paris and London institutes will also provide the opportunity to embark on a discovery of world cuisines. Lasting 10 weeks, this introduction to international gastronomy will take your taste buds on a voyage of discovery from Latin America to Asia, via the cuisines of the Mediterranean basin and the Middle East.

Le Cordon Bleu Paris
13-15 Quai André Citroën, 75015 Paris
www.cordonbleu.edu/paris (External link)