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Study Classical French Cuisine in Australia

Le Cordon Bleu Australia Pty Ltd


Le Cordon Bleu, the world's foremost school for teaching classical French cuisine. Le Cordon Bleu operates 23 schools in 15 countries in such prestigious locations as Paris, London, Tokyo, Ottawa, Sydney, Brazil and Mexico. Le Cordon Bleu also offers international business management training through its specialised academic programs in Adelaide, Australia. These programs include a Bachelor's degree in Restaurant Management, an MBA in International Hospitality and Restaurant Business, an MBA in International Hotel & Resort Management and a Fine Arts Degree in Gastronomy.

History and Special Features

International students of over 50 nationalities come to Le Cordon Bleu with a willingness and enthusiasm to share their cultures. The schools reach includes nations in North and South America and Europe, as well as Australia, India, Indonesia Lebanon, Israel, Japan, Korea and Taiwan. Le Cordon Bleu welcomed the first ever Chinese government sponsored students from Shanghai in 1995.

Contributing to this diversity, you will have the opportunity to share your cultural background in a culinary context. In the hallways of the schools, one hears French, English, Spanish, Portuguese, Korean, Japanese all expressing a common passion expressing a common passion for the culinary arts.

As a graduate of Le Cordon Bleu, you will have a worldwide network of alumni covering the four corners of the globe. The average Le Cordon Bleu student is 25 years old, but ages range from 17 to 60+. Professionals, amateurs and gastronomic enthusiasts come to Le Cordon Bleu for a superior culinary and business management education. The ratio of men and women is approximately 50/50, the great majority all of whom strive towards careers in professional kitchens, catering, restaurant and hotel management, journalism, consulting, food service, food styling and education. Graduates professional aspirations and future successes add to the dynamic world-wide base of alumni.


Hospitality & Business Management School:

  • South Australia

Culinary Schools:
  • Ryde, Sydney;
  • Paris, France;
  • London, England;
  • Ottawa, Canada; and
  • Tokyo, Japan.

Student Numbers and Staff

Hospitality & Business Management School-Adelaide has 150 students and 30 staff members.

Culinary Schools Over 5,000 student per annum undertake culinary training with a compliment of over 50 Master Chef lecturers.

Faculties / Fields of Study

- Hospitality & Business Management School;

- Bachelor of Restaurant Business Degree;

- MBA-International Hotel & Resort Management;

- MBA-International Hospitality & Restaurant Business; and

- Master of Arts in Gastronomy.

Le Cordon Bleu, Australia offers an intensive international program for students to gain their Bachelor degree in Restaurant Business and Management in a compressed program, over two and half years. This unique program also allows for continuing education to postgraduate studies for a Masters degree in Business Administration International Hospitality & Restaurant Business or Hotel & Resort Management or a Master of Arts in Gastronomy.


Culinary Schools: Diploma & Certificate Courses in Basic Cuisine, Intermediate Cuisine, Superior Cuisine Basic Pastry, Intermediate Pastry, Super Pastry

Professional Chef Program:

Certificate 1, II & III in Professional Culinary & Patisserie (Sydney school only)

English Language Courses

Le Cordon Bleu offers General English language courses as well as the academic English language courses "Le Cordon Bleu English Language". This course is an advanced level course designed to prepare students for entry into the Le Cordon Bleu, Bachelor of Restaurant Management. As well as being a comprehensive preparation for academic study, the course adopts a practical "hands-on" approach that requires our students to learn hospitality and restaurant specific terminology in restaurant and hospitality settings.

The course also includes discussion group activities, research and project work, and an introduction to modern hospitality and restaurant computing practices.

A special feature of the course includes:

- Applied learning where students experience real life hospitality and restaurant situations to practice the appropriate language in an industry environment;

- Special emphasis on specific vocabulary needed to study in the hospitality and restaurant disciplines; and

- Field trips to hospitality and restaurant venues.

An IELTS score of 5.5 or TOFEL of 530 is required for entry to the Le Cordon Bleu Bachelor of Restaurant Business degree course & Professional Chef Progam in Sydney.

English Language Courses only offered at the Adelaide & Sydney Schools.

Admission Requirements

Bachelor degree & Professional Chef Program:


Successful completion of secondary education

Enrolment Procedures

Bachelor or Master Degrees

Completion of the Application form accompanied with Aus$500 application fee (deducted from tuition fee if successful) - supporting academic transcripts/work experience/references-Bachelor & Master degree only.

Professional Chef program - Application Form plus Aus$100 application Fee (Sydney course)

Important Dates / Academic Year


Business Management programs:

January & July

Professional Chef Program

January, April, July & October

Support Services and Facilities

To support students success in study, the Le Cordon Bleu program provides excellent amenities and support services.To enrich your time with Le Cordon Bleu, and to support your success in study, excellent amenities and support services are provided to both domestic and international students.

Counselling and Learning Support Staff,Accommodation Service,Learning Resource Centre-extensive library and data-base research facilities,Bookshop,Employment Referral Service,Health Care Centre residential doctors on campus,Disability Support,Students Association,Modern Cafeteria,Language programs for people whom English is a Second Language,Electronic Banking Facilities (ATM),Airport Reception.

Adelaide & Sydney LCB Schools only.

Tuition Fees

English for Le Cordon Bleu (20 weeks) Aus$5,200

Bachelor of Restaurant Business Degrees-Adelaide

Year 1 Stage 1 & 2 Aus18,500

Year 2 Stage 3 Aus$18,500

Year 3 Stage 5 Aus$18,500

MBA Aus$20,000

Master of Arts Aus (Gastronomy) $22,000

Professional Chef-Sydney program


Certificate 1 Basic Aus$7,550

Certificate 2 Intermediate Aus$7,550

Certificate 3 Superior Aus$8,500


Certificate 1 Basic Aus$7,500

Certificate 2 Intermediate Aus$7,700

Certificate 3 Superior Aus$8,500

Tuition Fees vary from each Culinary programs - contact office for details.

Accommodation Costs

Bachelor Degree-Adelaide only

On-Campus Residence - Regency International House High quality single room, apartment-style accommodation is available in Regency International House.

Regency International House, located on campus, provides residential students with a modern, purpose built, villa-style complex that draws on the very best in tertiary education housing worldwide. All meals are provided 7 days a week and prepared on site. Cultural diversity is considered through special menus and a Moslem prayer room. Cost: Aus$203 per week.

Off Campus-Adelaide & Sydney

Off campus accommodation in a share house/unit is possible at a cost of approximately $Aus180 (Adelaide) Aus$280 (Sydney) per week all inclusive.

Student Achievements

Le Cordon Bleu graduates are sought after by international hotel chains because of their high level of industry related expertise in business management and culinary arts.

Overseas Agents

Le Cordon Bleu has representatives in a number of countries, for further information on details for a representative near you please contact Le Cordon Bleu Australia on:

Tel: (618) 8346 3700

Fax: (618) 8346 3755



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Registered as:

Le Cordon Bleu Australia Pty Ltd

Trading as:

Le Cordon Bleu Australia Pty Ltd


Postal Address:

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Telephone number:

(618) 8346 3700

Fax number:

(618) 8346 3755