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Institut Culinaire de France

Institut Culinaire de France is a private higher education school training in the fields of French cooking, pastry and baking.

Top reasons to study here

  • State-of-the-art facilities and equipments
  • Institut Culinaire de France recruits the best chefs and expert educators in their respective fields, thus guaranteeing the excellence of our programs.
  • Institut Culinaire de France headquarters are located in the Bassin à Flot campus, in Bordeaux. A dynamic and constantly evolving district.


Institut Culinaire de France is a beacon of the French artisanal craftsmanship, which is world renowned. The Institute’s quest excellence in refined flavors and quality will allow us to pass the torch from generation to generation.

All programs in Institut Culinaire de France are rooted in the same philosophy: discipline coupled with high standards are the stepping stone towards excellence. Mastering each technical skill, practicing in real work situations, acquiring managerial skills, fostering creativity, etc. 

ICT services

Digital Services: 

  • created specifically for some programs, individual accounts on the educational platform, BlackBoard
  • access to a housing search assistance platform.

Campus life

Located in Bordeaux, on the Bassins à Flot campus, Institut Culinaire de France benefits from the positive energy of an evolving neighbourhood.

Institut Culinaire de France boasts of over 4,000 m² high-end facilities in Bordeaux. These include six training kitchens certified HQE, which includes a Pastry, bakery, chocolate, confectionery and ice cream laboratory. Additionally, three pastry laboratories, two bakery laboratories and six classrooms for class sizes up to 12-16 students maximum.

Student clubs

Institut Culinaire de France, Bordeaux offers a wide range of services and personnel to support its students throughout their training.

Social spaces:

  • A student hall with, a cafeteria-style restaurant
  • A gathering space for the Students' Union.


Bordeaux, Aquitaine, France

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