Professional training programs

at the heart of the Ritz Paris’ kitchens


Offering a combination of tradition and modernity, the Ecole Ritz Escoffier offers qualifying training courses to be introduced to the basics to learn or perfect technical skills about French Gastronomy.


In French and in English, for a duration of 6 to 28 weeks, our training courses are accessible to any person aged 18 and over: passionate amateurs, aspiring professionals, or people who are willing to change careers.


La formation professionnelle

au cœur des cuisines du Ritz Paris

Alliant tradition, qualité et modernité, l’École Ritz Escoffier propose des formations diplômantes pour s’initier, se former et se perfectionner à la gastronomie française.


Dispensées en français et en anglais, d’une durée de 6 à 28 semaines, nos formations sont ouvertes à toute personne de 18 ans minimum : amateurs passionnés, futurs professionnels ou personnes en reconversion professionnelle.


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 consecutively translated into English.

Professional training

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

In 2021

- 30 students trained

- 99% attendance rate

- 99% examination pass rates

Short term 2022

Classes and workshops for all levels

Lessons in cooking, pastry-making and viennoiseries for adults, teenagers and children, lasting 3 hours up to 3 days.
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Consulting

Our teams provide their expertise to professionals, whether they work for a company or are self-employed.
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Private events

Ideal for corporate events such as incentive meetings, team-building sessions, dinner receptions or product demonstrations and launches to bring employees or partners together. Share delightful and memorable moments with your family and friends.
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Qualiopi certification

This quality certification acknowledges our level of expertise and legitimizes the quality of our training programs. Thanks to this recognition, the cost of the training programs can be covered by public or mutual funds (Pôle Emploi, OPCO, OPCA). Please contact us for a customized quote.

Our Chefs

Jérôme Coindre

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Olivier Lainé

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Alina Fénèche

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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.

La CuisineCours et Ateliers pour tous

Experience and knowledge to be shared: cooking teaches happiness and includes each and every one who is willing to take up the challenge.

3 days in the kitchen

Three days in the heart of the Ecole Ritz Escoffier kitchens to discover our Chefs’ tips, tricks and best techniques

Parisian Market Escapade

Join the Chef to discover a real Parisian market, filled with traditional and seasonal products. Return to the school to create a menu of four dishes from the products you selected. All that is left is to wind-down and indulge with a glass of wine whilst enjoying the meal you created.

A true taste of Parisian life!

One-day cooking class

• Meat & Poultry

• Fish & Shellfish

Invite your guest at the Ritz Paris

Come and cook for your guest in the Ecole Ritz Escoffier kitchens! Invite him/her to join you for an extraordinary lunch!

Cooking class 4hrs

• The Ritz at home

• Chef’s techniques: jus & sauces

• Meat & poultry

• Fish & shellfish

• Around an exceptional product

Cooking class 3hrs

• A taste of Ritz

• A Ritzy soirée

• Sweet & Savory

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

Auguste Escoffier

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Gift Cards

Offer a cooking or pastry class with an Ecole Ritz Escoffier gift card. 
Whether your guest dreams of cooking like a Chef, is a vegetarian gourmet or loves luxury street food, we have the the perfect class.

Pastry-Making

All kinds of classes and ateliers are available, in French and in English. Cream puffs, macarons, chocolate: whatever your favorite, whatever your level, you're sure to find what you love. Welcome all sweet-tooths.

La CuisineFormation Professionnelle et Consulting

This training course includes three levels dedicated to learning the basics of French cuisine and is designed for beginners whether enthusiasts, aspiring professionals or changing careers.
 
 
At the end of each level, the trainee is awarded a Certificate in ‘French Cuisine’ following an ongoing assessment of their work and successful completion of the practical exam. After earning all three certificates, the trainee will be awarded the Ritz Escoffier Cuisine Diploma.
 
 
THE RITZ PARIS EXPERIENCE

French Cuisine - Introductory Level

Learn the basic culinary skills of French cuisine and master the essential techniques while applying the rules of hygiene and safety in the kitchen.

French cuisine - Intermediate Level

Broaden the knowledge and master advanced modern culinary techniques.

French cuisine - Advanced Level

Become familiar with the cuisine of Michelin-starred restaurants, master modern culinary techniques, discover the art and the underlying approach to Haute Gastronomie culinary creations.

Short-term training courses

High-level training courses for experienced food service industry professionals.

"Cooking is a science and an art." 

Auguste Escoffier

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Ritz Escoffier Culinary Arts Diploma

A prestigious training course, this Diploma offers the opportunity to fulfill our complete Cuisine and Pastry-Making curriculum in 24 weeks.

Gift Cards

Offer a cooking or pastry class with an Ecole Ritz Escoffier gift card. 
Whether your guest dreams of cooking like a Chef, is a vegetarian gourmet or loves luxury street food, we have the the perfect class.

Signature AteliersCours et Ateliers pour tous

From  masterclasses given by the Head Barman at Bar Hemingway to workshops led by experts with various talents, observe, learn and unravel the closely guarded secrets of their craft.

Cocktails stories

At the Bar Hemingway with Colin Field: An anthology of Ritz Paris mixology.

"In all arts the enjoyment increases with the knowledge of the art."

Ernest Hemingway

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Gift Cards

Offer a cooking or pastry class with an Ecole Ritz Escoffier gift card. 
Whether your guest dreams of cooking like a Chef, is a vegetarian gourmet or loves luxury street food, we have the the perfect class.

Gourmet Events

Whether it's an occasion to bring together colleagues or collaborators, or savor a moment with family and friends, share a unique and unforgettable culinary experience at the Ritz Paris.

 

Pastry-MakingCours et Ateliers pour tous

All kinds of classes and ateliers are available, in French and in English. Cream puffs, macarons, chocolate: whatever your favorite, whatever your level, you're sure to find what you love. Welcome all sweet-tooths.

 

3 days in pastry

• 3 days in Pastry

• Chocolate and confectionnary

Pastry - 1.5 days

• French pastry

• My viennoiseries !

1 day pastry class

• My viennoiseries !

• French pastry basics

• Christmas holiday season desserts

4-hour pastry class

• Decors chocolate-making

• French pastry basics

• Layered Cake 'Haute Couture'

• Tart 'Haute Couture'

3-hour pastry class

• Sweet Classics

• Luxury 'goûter'

"Good cuisine is the basis of true happiness." 

Auguste Escoffier

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Gift Cards

Offer a cooking or pastry class with an Ecole Ritz Escoffier gift card. 
Whether your guest is wild for macarons or cream puffs, a chocolate lover or a fan of culinary design, we have the the perfect class.

 

Sharing experience and knowledge:

Learning to cook is a school of happiness where everyone can succeed.

Decors chocolate-making

    • Leçon n° 1
    • 4 hours
    • 260 € TTC

French pastry basics

Learn basic pastry techniques and our chef's secrets to make your own favourite sweet recipes.

    • Leçon n° 1
    • 4 hours
    • 260 € TTC

Layered Cake 'Haute Couture'

Take a glimpse into the world of the high end patisserie, as our chefs share their secrets and techniques with you, creating beautiful and elaborate patisserie.

    • Leçon n° 1
    • 4 hours
    • 260 € TTC

Tart 'Haute Couture'

Preparing an ‘Haute Couture’ tart: preparing a sponge cake, crunch, cream ‘cremeux’ and jam ‘confit’.

    • Leçon n° 1
    • 4 hours
    • 260 € TTC

Practical information

- Class taught in French and consecutively translated into English.
- Some steps of the recipes are carried out in pairs.
- Share a convivial moment with the Chef while the Chef is handing out the certificates, then take your pastries with you to enjoy them.
- As a souvenir, the detailed recipes and Ritz Escoffier school apron are given to each participant.

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Gift Cards

Offer a cooking or pastry class with an Ecole Ritz Escoffier gift card. Whether your guest is wild for macarons or cream puffs, a chocolate lover or a fan of culinary design, we have the the perfect class.

Viennoiseries

Homemade viennoiseries : master the know-how and method behind breakfast pastries and magical tea time cakes.

La PâtisserieCours et Ateliers pour tous

Cours et ateliers se déclinent à l’envie, en français et en anglais. Choux, macarons, chocolat : quelque soit votre niveau, vous y trouverez votre bonheur. Bienvenue à tous les amateurs de douceurs.

3 jours en pâtisserie

• 3 jours en pâtisserie

• Chocolat & confiserie

La pâtisserie 1 jour 1/2

• Mes viennoiseries !

• La pâtisserie française

Cours de pâtisserie 1 journée

• Mes viennoiseries !

• Les bases de la pâtisserie française

• Desserts de fête

Cours de pâtisserie 4 heures

• Décors chocolat

• Les bases de la pâtisserie française

• Entremets Haute Couture

• Tartes Haute Couture

Cours de pâtisserie 3 heures

• Les Classiques Sucrés

• Goûter de Palace

« La bonne cuisine est la base du véritable bonheur. »

Auguste Escoffier

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Faire plaisir

Offrir un cours de cuisine ou de pâtisserie avec la carte cadeau de l’École Ritz Escoffier. Fous de macarons ou de petits choux, passionnés de chocolat ou adeptes de design culinaire, chacun y trouvera son bonheur.

 

Leçons de cuisine

Expérience, savoir en partage : la cuisine est une école du bonheur où tout le monde peut faire ses preuves.

La PâtisserieFormation Professionnelle et Consulting

Cette formation composée de trois niveaux est dédiée à l’apprentissage des fondamentaux de la pâtisserie française et s’adresse à un public débutant : amateurs passionnés, futurs professionnels ou personnes en reconversion professionnelle.
 
 
À l’issue de chaque niveau, un Certificat de « pâtisserie française » est remis aux étudiants après évaluation continue et la réussite à l’examen pratique. Le Diplôme de Pâtisserie Ritz Escoffier est remis aux étudiants ayant obtenu les trois certificats.
 
 
CAS PRATIQUES DANS LES CUISINES DU RITZ PARIS

La pâtisserie française - Initiation

Apprendre les bases de la pâtisserie et maitriser la réalisation des fondamentaux, tout en appliquant les règles d’hygiène et de sécurité.

La pâtisserie française - Perfectionnement

Approfondir les connaissances et maitriser les techniques avancées de la pâtisserie moderne.

La pâtisserie française - Niveau avancé

Se familiariser avec la pâtisserie des restaurants étoilés et découvrir la démarche de création artistique et gustative de la pâtisserie moderne.

Formation courte durée

Formations de niveau supérieur destinées aux professionnels confirmés en pâtisserie.

« La Cuisine est une science

et un art. »

Auguste Escoffier

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FAIRE PLAISIR

Offrir un cours de cuisine ou de pâtisserie avec la carte cadeau de l’École Ritz Escoffier. Fous de macarons ou de petits choux, passionnés de chocolat ou adeptes de design culinaire, chacun y trouvera son bonheur.

Diplôme en Arts Culinaires Ritz Escoffier

Formation prestigieuse, ce Master de Gastronomie offre la possibilité d’effectuer le parcours intégral de nos formations en cuisine et pâtisserie en dix-neuf semaines.

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