Course overview

Master the art and science of contemporary cuisine Taught at our world-class Paris campus, you'll gain the practical skills as well as the management training needed to take your culinary career to the next level in just eight months.

What you will learn

What you will learn
With a bespoke, highly immersive curriculum that features 80% hands-on training, you will acquire advanced sensorial analysis and food pairing skills. You will be taught by influential experts, who will lead you to the forefront of culinary arts innovation. Above all, you will become fully immersed in chef Alain Ducasse’s philosophy as it relates to contemporary cuisine. Outside the kitchen, the program incorporates a package of management essentials and discovery field trips, where you can learn from – and network with – food entrepreneurs and celebrated chefs. Upon completion of this program, you will possess the tools and insights to launch a career as a chef, or drive your own entrepreneurial project. In addition to world-class training and instruction, this program also provides exceptional opportunities for network building, with the chance to meet key players in the world of contemporary gastronomy.

Course details

Who is the course for?

This Signature program is ideal for culinary enthusiasts, career-changers, entrepreneurs and anyone interested in working within the universe of gastronomy. No previous degree or experience required. On completion of this course, job and career opportunities include (but are not limited to): - Chef or pastry chef - Chef instructor - Entrepreneur - Consultant - Restaurant owner - Concept developer - Catering manager - Production manager - F&B manager - Food writer and critic