Program Details

Programs of six months for culinary and pastry enthusiasts, career-changers, entrepreneurs and anyone interested in working within the gastronomic universe.
Paris, France
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Year Round

Program Overview

Program Description:

This six-month intensive Diploma program is designed for career-changers and entry level professionals wishing to launch their career as a chef or to establish their own culinary concept. As such, it combines indepth exposure to a variety of international cuisines with a strong focus on managerial and entrepreneurial skills.
With expert demonstrations, field visits and master classes with influential chefs and Meilleurs Ouvriers de France, you will complete the program having acquired a unique toolbox of culinary and management skills – ready to accelerate your career or deliver your entrepreneurial dream.

Duration - 6 months + 3-month mandatory intership

Job and career opportunities 

  • Entrepreneur 
  • Chef de cuisine 
  • Chef instructor 
  • Private chef 
  • Food stylist 
  • Culinary consultant 
  • Food writer and critic 
  • F&B manager

Program structure 

  • Culinary Arts Fundamental Techniques - 8 weeks
  • Bistronomy & Contemporary Cuisine - 4 weeks
  • Mediterranean & Gastronomic Cuisine - 2 weeks
  • French Pastry, Bread & Viennoiserie - 2 weeks
  • Natural and Healthy Cuisine & Pastry - 3 weeks
  • Cost Management Essentials - 2 weeks
  • Field Trip - 1 week

Admission requirements 

No previous degree or experience required
for standard diplomas
18 years minimum
IELTS > 4.5
French B2


February 17, 2020 / August 31, 2020 / March 01, 2021

Setting Description:
Ecole Ducasse reserves the right to review and modify the fees and Terms and Conditions of each year at any time and without prior notice. To maintain the standards expected from the institution, the fees are reviewed annually.
27530 EUR. - Including: Professional toolkit - uniform- education materials / Food and beverage prepaid / - Excluding: accommodation and transportation

Additional Program Information

- Minimum age : 18 years old - Fluent in English - Pre-requisite : HIgh school degree level

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