Cuisine & Culture


The Cuisine & Culture program combines the learning of culinary techniques with knowledge of the products from our “terroir”.

A unique immersion in our French gastronomic heritage, accessible for everyone, under the watchful eye of true professionals.

This program is provided by the École de Cuisine Gourmets by Institut Paul Bocuse.


Culinary Chef at Institut Paul Bocuse

“Cuisine & Culture is a comprehensive program that allows you to discover both traditional and modern French techniques.

Participants find themselves immersed in stimulating as well as nurturing environments where dedicated professional chef-instructors pass on their skills"

Duration: 5 weeks - 175 hours

Dates: from April 25th to June 3rd 2022

Number of participants: 8 to 10

Price: €7550 including VAT

Price: €6291.67 excluding VAT

Expected outcomes

  • Acquisition of the cuisine fundamentals through different culinary techniques
  • Competency in basic pastry and baking

Target students

This programme is designed for adults with a passion for the culinary arts.
Programme provided in English only.



140 hours

  • Basic culinary techniques and practices: sizing of vegetables, broths, juices
    and liaisons, eggs, soups and stews
  • Classification, cutting, types of cooking, presentations for meats, poultry, fish and shellfish.

Cuisine & Culture 1


35 hours

  • Pastry making : the great classics of french pastry and contemporary
    desserts ( tarts, cakes, choux pastry, macaroons…)
  • Breakfast pastries : during one day, discover the basics of the famous
    french breakfast pastries (croissants, chocolate-buns, raisin roll…)

Enjoy a unique gourmet experience

During your learning programme, Institut Paul Bocuse proposes:

  • A dinner at Paul Bocuse’s restaurant (2 Michelin stars) in Collonges-au-Mont-d’Or
  • A dinner at Saisons, the gastronomic restaurant of Institut Paul Bocuse (1 Michelin star) in Ecully.
  • A dinner at Daniel & Denise, a traditional Bouchon Lyonnais 
  • A dinner in a fashionable star Michelin restaurant of Lyon
  • A wine tasting of “Grands Crus”