Program Details

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

Program Overview

Program Description:

With a highly qualified faculty including influential pastry chefs, Meilleurs Ouvriers de France and World Champions in their discipline, this is a true top-end class in pastry arts. It is a must for anyone passionate about French pastry and desserts, as well as those seeking to advance their careers or become entrepreneurs.

Taught across six intensive and highly immersive months, you will learn all the techniques – traditional and modern – that set French pastry arts apart from the rest.

You will craft pastry buffets and cocktails, gastronomic desserts, classic and modern entremets, petits fours and chocolate pieces, among other mouth-watering creations.

Duration - 6 months + 2-month mandatory internship

Job and career opportunities

  • Entrepreneur 
  • Pastry chef 
  • Pastry consultant 
  • Pastry chef instructor 
  • Caterer
  • Pastry operations manager 
  • Food writer and critic

Program structure

  • French Pastry Arts Fundamentals - 10 weeks
  • Tea Time & Travel Cake - 1 week
  • Bread & Viennoiserie - 1 week
  • Entremets, Individual Cakes & Healthy
  • Desserts - 4 weeks
  • Restaurant Desserts - 1 week
  • Chocolate & Confectionary - 2 weeks
  • Ice Cream & Sorbet - 1 week
  • Artistic Pastry & Buffets - 2 weeks

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

Intakes - August 31th, 2020 / March 1st, 2020

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.
Including: Professional toolkit - uniform- education materials / Food and beverage prepaid

Additional Program Information

No previous degree or experience required for standard diplomas 18 years minimum Fluency in English

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