Intensive Professional Program in French Cuisine

Intensive Professional Program in French Cuisine


Price upon request

Course overview

Our programs are professional immersions in the culinary world, directly inspired from the unique terroir of one of the most famous wine cradles in the world. The programs are designed with professionals in French Cuisine and Oenology, and thought through a wine and cuisine creativity project, to understand and acquire the know-how and the knowledge of an art shortly linked to the French terroir.

What you will learn

✭ Fundamental Culinary Skills and Techniques Knife skills, knowledge of ingredients, food safety and storage, food preparation, cooking methods, plating and presentation Soups and stocks, vegetables, eggs, fish, poultry, meat ✭ French Regional Cuisine Focus on a French region, its products, specialty preparations, wine and food pairing ✭ Restaurant Service Preparation of lunches and dinners for clients in FERRANDI’s training restaurant ✭ French Pastry Basic doughs and creams, plated desserts, entremets ✭ Wine appreciation Introductory course to French wine: production regions, terroirs, regional characteristics, wine tasting and pairing ✭ Professional French Beginner to advanced beginner levels: basic grammar, vocabulary related to gastronomy (equipment, techniques, action verbs …) ✭ Gastronomy-related conferences and visits Artisans, culinary demonstrations, guest chefs, special dinners, conferences on specific themes ✭ Guest Chef demonstrations Well-known guest chefs will be invited to give demonstrations of their own recipes, share tips and techniques ✭ Study Trip At the end of the program, students will take a three-day trip to a French region or city to discover its history, culture and gastronomy ✭ Internship - The internship is a unique experience to observe and to gain a better understanding of the workings of a professional kitchen. - The internship lasts 3 months. - Students who meet the requirements to intern will be placed by their chef-instructor in prestigious restaurants or hotels in France. - Internships in the student’s home country are authorized with permission.

Course details

Who is the course for?

To be considered for admission, you must : - Be at least 18 years old - Hold a high-school level diploma - Speak English fluently