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Your students are gonna love this! Scholarship & 1 year free accommodation in London thanks to Londonist

Published on Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Londonist Accommodation Agency together with London's Le Cordon Bleu have come up with this fantastic initiative which all the schools based in London, and all the agents who send students to London are going to go nuts over! Read on to see what this consists of...but first, some background info.


Founded in Paris in 1895, Le Cordon Bleu is considered today the largest network of culinary and hospitality schools in the world with more than 35 institutes in 20 countries. Le Cordon Bleu combines innovation and creativity with tradition through its certificates, diplomas, bachelors and master degrees.


JULIA CHILD is one of Le Cordon Bleu’s most esteemed alumni, who famously changed career becoming a true pioneer of French food and home cooking. Over her more than fifty-year career as a cooking teacher, author and advocate, she became a beloved culinary icon.


A recent survey commissioned by Le Cordon Bleu London has found that 52% of British residents dream of changing a hobby into a career. However, over a third feel they may be underqualified to make their desired move, while 52% say finance would be the biggest barrier to changing career.


The survey results come as Le Cordon Bleu London announce the launch of the Julia Child Scholarship, proudly supported by Londonist.


Le Cordon Bleu London is searching for some of the country’s most passionate food and cooking enthusiasts – regardless of age, location or background – giving them the chance to hit the career reset button and study at the world’s leading culinary arts institution.

This is your chance to start your new life!

The scholarship will be offered to one eager and ambitious chef to pursue their true vocation. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity for someone who may have aspired to a career in food but, for whatever reason, up until now has been on a different path.


Anna Bonisoli Alquati, Head of Client Management and Marketing at Londonist said;


“We are very proud to be part of this influential scholarship project with Le Cordon Bleu. In fact, we share the same company values: quality, dedication and great competence. We thank Le Cordon Bleu for believing in us and we look forward to our collaboration.”


The Scholarship Award prize 


The winner will be awarded a place on Le Cordon Bleu’s most prestigious course, the Grand Diplôme®. The 9 month course comprises two diplomas studied simultaneously: the Diplôme de Pâtisserie and Diplôme de Cuisine. The winner will also receive:


- One-to-one sessions with highly successful alumni including Luciana Berry, Eran Tibi, Adam Ashe and Hideko Kawa.

- An internship under the guidance of esteemed chef Monica Galetti at Mere Restaurant

- 12 months’ luxury accommodation in London sponsored by Londonist


For more information and to apply online please visit the Julia Child Scholarship application page. Applications will close at midnight on 18th April 2018 and the final will take place on 6th June 2018.

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