College Profile: Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena
What We Do
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts Pasadena prepares students for rewarding career opportunities in this competitive field. We offer innovative culinary arts training which gives students a focused, theoretical foundation that can be applied to the finest culinary traditions and modern innovations. We also provide help with tuition planning and ongoing career opportunity services assistance.
Our students have the opportunity to build a strong foundation in fine cuisine and express their individuality. We emphasize non-traditional, hands-on instruction in smaller classes under culinary professional instructors.
Bring us your passion for food and your dreams of a professional career opportunity in the culinary/hospitality industry, and we’ll immerse you in the culture of the Le Cordon Bleu tradition of culinary excellence. At Le Cordon Bleu Schools North America, tomorrow’s culinary professionals receive training in classic culinary techniques as well as modern innovations and the latest in global cuisine.
A Tradition of Culinary Excellence
The Le Cordon Bleu story is legendary – beginning with Marthe Distel’s famous culinary journal “La Cuisiniere Cordon Bleu,” French cuisine’s central reference point and largest recipe catalogue. The immediate success of Distel’s journal inspired the opening – in Paris later that same year – of the first Le Cordon Bleu culinary school. Since that day over a century ago, the Le Cordon Bleu program has trained generations of accomplished culinary professionals.
A new chapter of the Le Cordon Bleu story was opened with Le Cordon Bleu Schools North America. This partnership makes the world-renowned culinary expertise of Le Cordon Bleu available to more aspiring culinary professionals than ever.
You’ll be immersed in the culinary/hospitality world with other passionate students learning first-hand alongside professional culinary professional instructors in a creative and supportive environment. At Le Cordon Bleu Schools North America, you’ll be taught the specialized skills and techniques to pursue your dream of a professional culinary career opportunity.
A Rewarding Career
From there, who knows how far you can go in your culinary career opportunity. Today could be the first step on that path. We look forward to helping you pursue your future.
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts does not guarantee employment or salary.
Le Cordon Bleu Schools North America's affiliate schools are accredited by one of the following: Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology (ACCSCT), a national accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education, 2101 Wilson Blvd., Suite 302, Arlington, VA 22201; Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), a national accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education, 750 First Street, NE, Suite 980, Washington, DC 20002-4241; or The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association, a regional accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education and the Council on Higher Education Accreditation, 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602-2504, www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org.
Program Accreditation and State Licensing
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California School of Culinary Arts (CSCA) is an accredited, degree-granting provider of world class culinary and hospitality education.
Our mission is to provide students with quality, career-focused education, developed in partnership with Le Cordon Bleu International and led by passionate industry professionals.
CSCA is recognized by our students and the industry as a leader in Culinary and Hospitality Education. CSCA creates an environment in which students can learn and grow through hands-on curricula, based on classic and modern techniques taught by industry-experienced faculty, imparting relevant skills necessary for a career in culinary and hospitality related industries.
||Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts - Los Angeles|
||Private for-profit, 2-year|
||1,000 - 4,999|
||Other academic year|
|Title IV Eligibility
||Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs|
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||Employment services for students||Yes
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||ROTC: Air Force||
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Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena Website
Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
|Open admission policy
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||Less than one year certificate||Yes
||One but less than two years certificate|
||Two but less than 4 years certificate|
Degrees and Certifications
Le Cordon Bleu Hospitality and Restaurant Management (Associate Degree)
CSCA is pleased to offer an exciting program for anyone who wants to prepare for a career in the hospitality industry. Career opportunities ranging from hotel management to restaurant owner. From wine sommelier to food writer. We have trained hundreds of people in the hospitality industry who are currently working for restaurants, spas, hotels and cruise lines.
Le Cordon Bleu Patisserie and Baking (Diploma Program)
Have you ever dreamed of owning your own bakery or special-occasion catering company? CSCA offers the esteemed Le Cordon Bleu Ptisserie & Baking Program. Encompassing the range of baking and pastry techniques, from old-world classics to modern innovations in the field, our program allows you the opportunity to develop in an artistic field. You can be on the road to exciting career opportunities in as little as one year.
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