Study Culinary Arts in France

 

From the award-winning culinary legend comes Ducasse Education, the leading global organization of professional and pre-professional culinary & pastry arts training centers, research, and consulting, where passion and devotion to culinary pleasures and the art of hospitality underscore a rich history of exceptional standards forged through decades of practice and experience.

 

Dedicated to prepare the next generation of top professionals in culinary & pastry arts, service, and presentation, Ducasse Education welcomes students and practitioners of all backgrounds and nationalities to discover its world-class Chef Instructors, state-of-the-art facilities, revolutionary hands-on training programs, and vast network of industry specialists designed to cultivate the highest level of expertise and job-ready skills in restauration and hospitality.

 

On the forefront of new technologies, current trends, and rst-to-market products, Ducasse Education shares its latest culinary intelligence to help anyone in the food-related preparation and service elds succeed.

 

Achieve your fullest potential as you learn with the best.

 

Access expert knowledge & know-how to follow your dreams.

 

 

 

 

 

At Alain Ducasse Education,
your culinary journey of excellence never ends.

In fact, here is where it all begins. 

EXCELLENCE FROM THE BEGINNING

 

Master chef. World-renowned restaurateur. Hospitality expert. Cookbook author. Chocolatier. Entrepreneur. Mentor.

 

From humble beginnings in rural southwestern France to unprecedented worldwide culinary achievements that catapulted him to the top of his eld in gastronomy, Alain Ducasse demonstrates that culinary leadership starts with 12 values: Passion. Pleasure. Sharing. Harmony. Performance. Rigor. Curiosity. Diversity. Excellence. Respect. Audacity. And remembrance of one’s roots.

 

Founded in 1999 with the same set of principles, Ducasse Education dedicates itself to enhance, enrich, and inspire serious enthusiasts, aspiring professionals, career-changers, and culinary & hospitality professionals across the world. At the helm are a core group of exceptional Chef Instructors and expert consultants--personally guided by Ducasse himself - who now lead the way.

 

Pioneers of excellence, Ducasse Education sets the highest industry standards with its comprehensive hands-on training program that emphasizes practical learning of techniques and attention to culinary & service details. Precision, innovation, and creativity blend with rigorous skills-based methodology and real-world application for unparalleled personal enrichment and cumulative career development for your own culinary leadership.

 

Explore our collection of cutting-edge global training programs, service offerings, and collaborative partnership opportunities.

 

At Ducasse Education, we’re ready to be your guide as you navigate your own path to culinary success! 

DUCASSE INSTITUTES

Of cial Training Sites in France & Abroad

CENTRE DE FORMATION

Professional Training Center

ÉCOLE NATIONALE SUPÉRIEURE DE PÂTISSERIE

Professional Pastry Arts School

ÉCOLE DE CUISINE

Culinary School for Enthusiasts

DUCASSE INSTITUTE Philippines

At Enderun Colleges

DUCASSE INSTITUTE Russia (2015)

DUCASSE EDUCATION
GLOBAL ACADEMIC PARTNERS

  • Estácio University, Brazil

  • Johnson & Wales University, USA

    DUCASSE EDUCATION RESEARCH & CONSULTING 

DUCASSE INSTITUTE CENTRE DE FORMATION Professional Culinary Arts Training Center

 

WHO WE ARE

The agship Ducasse Institute located a short distance from Paris, Centre de Formation offers continuous professional training for all levels of expertise with intensive accelerated modular programs that emphasize job-ready skills-building with hands-on practical application. Courses feature innovative techniques and creative use of highest quality ingredients. Small group settings with low student-teacher ratio provide personalized training with open dialogue between students and Chef Instructors.

Classes available in French and English.

 

FEATURES

Over 3,500 professionals & students of all nationalities trained every year

Maximum Class Size: 12

Discovery Programs with hands-on professional skills initiation and practical experience for culinary or hospitality school students, career changers & culinary entrepreneurs

Culinary Arts Programs with intensive hands-on classes & real- world internships in a Ducasse-network restaurant for culinary or hospitality school graduates, aspiring chefs or experienced culinary professionals

Master Classes with top expert chef lectures & demonstrations International & Summer Programs
Customized Training (private, group, on/off-site)

 

CAMPUS

  • Location : Argenteuil, France

  • 4 professional kitchens

  • 10 permanent Chef Instructors & Chef Consultants

  • Guest seminar speakers 

DUCASSE INSTITUTE ÉCOLE NATIONALE SUPÉRIEURE DE PÂTISSERIE Professional Pastry Arts School

WHO WE ARE

The agship Ducasse Institute located a short distance from Paris, Centre de Formation offers continuous professional training for all levels of expertise with intensive accelerated modular programs that emphasize job-ready skills-building with hands-on practical application. Courses feature innovative techniques and creative use of highest quality ingredients. Small group settings with low student-teacher ratio provide personalized training with open dialogue between students and Chef Instructors.

Classes available in French and English.

 

FEATURES

Over 3,500 professionals & students of all nationalities trained every year

Maximum Class Size: 12

Discovery Programs with hands-on professional skills initiation and practical experience for culinary or hospitality school students, career changers & culinary entrepreneurs

Culinary Arts Programs with intensive hands-on classes & real- world internships in a Ducasse-network restaurant for culinary or hospitality school graduates, aspiring chefs or experienced culinary professionals

Master Classes with top expert chef lectures & demonstrations International & Summer Programs
Customized Training (private, group, on/off-site)

 

CAMPUS

  • Location : Argenteuil, France

  • 4 professional kitchens

  • 10 permanent Chef Instructors & Chef Consultants

  • Guest seminar speakers 

DUCASSE INSTITUTE ÉCOLE DE CUISINE Culinary School for Enthusiasts

WHO WE ARE

 

Created in 2001 in the upscale 16th District for the consummate food lover and oenophile, École de Cuisine offers 2-hour, 1⁄2 or full-day, and 3-day immersion classes in culinary arts, pastry arts, and wine. Day, evening, and Saturday classes are available and tailored for adults, children and teens. Immersion classes range from introductory skills building to specialized menus and seasonal themes. Small class sizes encourage an informal setting for personalized training, casual tastings, and continuous dialogue with Chef Instructors.

Classes available in French, English, or with translator.

 

 

FEATURES

 

Over 4,000 participants every year

 

Hands-on classes especially designed for food, pastry & wine lovers, beginners, couples, children & teens

2-hour, 1⁄2 or full day, and 3-day immersion day/night classes 15+ themed classes offered in culinary & pastry arts, wine


9 specialized lessons in the 
Chef Initiation Program
Les Mini Pouces 
classes for 7-13 year-olds

Corporate & Special Events for groups or individuals

 

 

CAMPUS

 

• Location : Paris, France
• 700 m2 space
• 4 state-of-the-art professional kitchens • 1 wine cave & tasting room
• Spacious meeting & dining rooms
• Interior garden with outdoor seating 

Three types of Alain Ducasse Education programs