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Famous Cooking Schools

We can’t talk about cooking school without taking a peek at the history of some of the most famous cooking schools. 🙂 There is no one perfect cooking school out there and excellent cooking schools are found all over the world!

Le Cordon Bleu in France is probably the cooking school that most people think of when they think of cooking schools. It’s name in French means “The Blue Ribbon”. Made famous because of its graduate, Julia Child, Le Cordon Bleu teaches French cooking, techniques and all things culinary. It was founded in 1895 in Paris.

Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts in the US and abroad is also one of the most famous culinary, chef and hospitality schools. Named after the turn of the century culinary icon, Auguste Escoffeir, it’s one of the best schools. Auguste Escoffier, who was originally from France, pioneered the luxury hospitality industry when he opened the Savoy and Carlton hotels. 

The Culinary Institute of America has four locations worldwide and is known as one of the cooking schools working to preserve traditional cooking and baking practices. 

Besides these amazing cooking schools with rich histories, there are amazing cooking schools in such places as Italy, Arizona, Japan and London. Cooking is definitly something that draws people together whether you are making a career out of it or just cooking an everyday meal!

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