Ecole Ritz Escoffier

At the Ritz Paris, a school lives in the heart of our kitchens. Our Ecole is unique in the world, a place where French know-how is taught to aspiring professionals until they achieve excellence and to culinary enthusiasts, be they novices, experienced Chefs, or budding young cooks. All our classes are conducted in French and simultaneously translated into English.

Professional Training
and Consulting
Classes and Ateliers
for all

Master Class with Thierry Drapeau

Passionate about French cuisine from a very young age, Thierry Drapeau began his training at multiple Michelin-starred restaurants.

In 2004, he contended as a finalist in the Meilleur Ouvrier de France (Best Craftsman in France) competition. In the same year, he took the post of head Chef at his restaurant in Saint-Sulpice-le-Verdon, earning his first star in 2006 and his second star in 2011.

We are honored to welcome him in the heart of the Ritz Paris for an exclusive, gourmet Master Class.

February 26, 2018 at 7:00 pm - 250 euros per person

Master Class: La Maison du Chocolat

Enjoy another exceptional moment with the Maison du Chocolat in the heart of the Ritz Paris.

Special guest host:
Nicolas Cloiseau, Chef de la Maison du Chocolat and Meilleur Ouvrier de France Chocolatier (Best Craftsman in France for Chocolate).

Prepare and enjoy the Chef’s Easter recipes:
Chocolate fish and ganache-filled chocolate eggs.

March 16, 2018 at 9:30 am - 290 euros per person

Professional Trainingand Consulting

Training and improving the skills of current and aspiring Chefs, in the spirit of French excellence and the Ritz Paris.


"Culinary art must evolve constantly, never resting on its laurels or on routine."
Auguste Escoffier


The pinnacle of French gastronomy, pastry-making is about the art of precision.

Ritz Escoffier Culinary Arts Diploma

Cuisine, pastry-making and viennoiserie: 360° Escoffier training, for complete mastery of the culinary arts.


Coaching and made-to-measure solutions from our team of expert Chefs.
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Classes and Workshops for all

Under the benevolent guidance of our Chefs, recipes and culinary techniques become accessible and achievable by all. Welcome to our school.


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Young Chefs

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Gourmet Events

Learn to make macarons, create a cocktail at the Bar Hemingway or prepare and enjoy a seasonal dish with one of our Chefs: whether it is an occasion to bring together colleagues, collaborators or savor a moment with family and friends, share a unique and unforgettable culinary experience at the Ritz Paris.

Our classes and tastings can accomodate up to 40 people and can be adapted to any request.

Gift Cards

Offer a cooking or pastry-making class with an Ecole Ritz Escoffier gift card.

The ideal gift for all lovers of fine cuisine, of any age, whether novices or experienced enthusiasts. Gift cards are valid for one year from date of purchase.