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The Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Arts Diploma is designed to prepare for the career in the culinary industry. You can spend a significant amount of time in our commercial kitchens practicing and perfecting your skills. Experienced chefs-will demonstrate culinary proficiencies and mentor you as you develop your creativity.
This hands-on program is all about food – preparing it, cooking it, serving it. The program progresses quickly from basic foundational skills to more advanced precision techniques that are the basis for creating any style of cuisine.
Your professional grade Culinary Arts toolkit includes: 10" steel -genesis- bulk, 3-1/2" paring Knife-genesis-bulk, 4" X 1" Knife guard, 6" boning knife-stiff-gen-bulk, 6" X 1" knife guard, 8" bread knife - gen- bulk, 8" X 1.5" knife guard, 9" chef's knife-genesis-bulk, 10" X 2" knife guard, pocket thermometer, large scraper – heat resistant, high heat fish turner, 12" exoglass spoon, measuring cup set, premium measuring cup set-4, 7 pocket case
Every good professional cook begins by learning the basics: kitchen organization, how to talk about food, handle it safely and keep work areas sanitary. As part of this cooking certificate program you’ll be taught:
Roll up your sleeves and learn foundational techniques essential to any style of cooking:
Turn your evolving skills to meat and seafood preparation. You can learn:
Become acquainted with the sweeter side of food, as you learn the way to bake, decorate and create pâtisserie. As part of this culinary arts certificate program you’ll study:
Get a taste of different cuisines and how they influence each other.
Learn the art and business side of catering theme parties, weddings, holidays, and special events. Through this hands-on culinary arts certificate course, you can learn:
* This course is offered in the new 12 month certificate program currently offered at our Atlanta, Austin, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Miami, Minnesota/St. Paul, Orlando, and Portland campuses.
Put your skills into practice in an actual restaurant, hospitality establishment or business:
* The 9 month certificate program offered in Boston, Sacramento, Seattle, and St. Louis, includes one externship course (90 hours).
* Upon completion of the program, graduates should have the skills needed to pursue career opportunities in the culinary industry at an entry level. The various titles of “chef” generally apply to more advanced roles in the professional kitchen (for example, Sous Chef, Executive Chef). Graduates should not expect to become chefs upon graduation but are encouraged to work toward becoming a chef through the course of their careers. Le Cordon Bleu cannot guarantee employment or salary.
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* The Diploma in Culinary Arts at the Le Cordon Bleu campuses in Los Angeles CA, Miami FL, and Orlando FL is officially known as the Diploma in Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Arts.
*Le Cordon Bleu in North America had more culinary graduates in the USA than any other national network of culinary schools, for the years 2006 to 2011. Source: IPEDS.
Program offerings may vary by campus. Not all programs are available to residents of all states. Credits earned at Le Cordon Bleu are unlikely to transfer externally, but Le Cordon Bleu credits will transfer within Le Cordon Bleu if you choose to continue on and pursue a higher degree program with us.
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