École Ducasse – Culinary School in France

Reference point for excellence in culinary and pastry arts education!

Established in 1999, École Ducasse is a globally recognized reference point for excellence in culinary and pastry arts education.

Sharing the expertise and philosophy of the iconic Chef Alain Ducasse, they offer excellence in practice.

GAMA Study has teamed up with École Ducasse to offer you their exceptional programmes.

Bachelors, Career Changers or Professional programmes, whatever your profile, there will be a programme adapted to your needs!

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Two Campuses

Paris Campus

Inaugurated in summer 2020, the new flagship campus of the Ecole Ducasse occupies a 5,000 m2 space specially designed in Meudon, a fancy Parisian suburb just 10km from the heart of the French capital.

Nestled on the banks of the Seine, Meudon has hosted a number of famous artists, including the sculptor Auguste Rodin.

Ecole Ducasse - Campus de Paris

École Nationale Supérieure de Pâtisserie

The École Nationale Supérieure de Pâtisserie is located in Yssingeaux, in the Haute-Loire region of France. Founded in 1984, it has been the leading vocational school, both in France and worldwide, for pastry, bakery, chocolate, confectionary and ice cream arts.

Located in the imposing Château de Montbarnier, the school successfully combines heritage and modernity, offering a unique family atmosphere.

Ecole Nationale Supérieure de la Pâtisserie

The Mission of Ecole Ducasse

  • Provide the best education available in the field of gastronomy
  • Cultivating excellence in the practice of the culinary and pastry arts
  • Prepare the next generation of top professionals from around the world


Class Size. The schools are relatively small compared to other competitors thus providing students with the 1 – 1 attention of chefs in their fields of expertise.


Internships. Offered on all Diploma and Bachelor programs. This does not exist in other culinary programs in France.


Network. Chef Ducasse has the only school with such a big network of high quality F&B activities with all the Ducasse Paris business divisions. Approximately 25% of interns choose to work within the Chef Ducasse’s network of businesses.


Essentials Programmes

  • Culinary Arts Essentials – 2 months
  • Green Gastronomy Essentials – 2 months
  • French Pastry Arts Essentials – 2 months
  • French Bakery Arts Essentials – 2 months
  • Foodies & Entrepreneurs – 2 mois
  • Art of Service & Sommelier Essentials – 2 months

Diploma Programmes

  • Culinary Arts Diploma – 6 months
  • Expert Diploma in Culinary Arts – 4 months
  • French Pastry Arts Diploma – 6 months
  • Expert Diploma in French Pastry Arts – 2 months

Signature Programmes

  • Contemporary Gastronomy Signature Program – 8 months
  • Haute Cuisine and French Pastry Arts Signature Program – 8 months

CAP Programmes

  • CAP Pâtissier – 8 months
  • CAP Pâtissier – 9 months
  • CAP Chocolatier – Confiseur – 8 months

Bachelor Programmes

  • Bachelor in Culinary Arts – 3 years
  • Bachelor in French Pastry Arts – 3 years

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