Imparting the standard of excellence with passion


Our Certifying courses in cooking or pastrymaking are designed for adults looking to train of to switch career.

Lenôtre Culinary Arts School puts forth its training and values to support your goals.

These two diplomas are registered to the RNCP. Therefore, they will allow you to confirm all the necessary skills in this career.

A unique training to prepare tomorrow’s great chefs


“Hand-on learning”, the core value at Lenôtre professional school, promotes the practice and experience of technical precision. By choosing our certifying course, a six-month program, trainees are immersed in Lenôtre culture alongside top-tier chefs. Fully surrounded by a culinary environment of richly diverse skilled craftsmen and facilities, trainees in search of excellence acquire fundamental techniques and quickly become highly qualified professionals.

Une pédagogie unique
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Lasting approximately six months, the training course is intense, comprehensive and fully developed.

In 25 weeks, without going through a long initial training, Lenôtre Culinary Arts School teacher chefs provide trainees with the basic methods and essential techniques in cooking and pastrymaking needed to become a qualified professional (vocational diploma).

Our forces


Students will benefit from 21 weeks of intensive training, including 2 weeks of training with titled chefs. 4 weeks of internship in Lenôtre workshops or in establishments selected by the school, complete the training. Teaching is provided in classes limited to 12 students and the success rate is 100%.

Training in 3 acts


« L’Essentiel »

6 weeks

« L’Incontournable »

7 weeks

« La Maîtrise »

8 weeks


The practical internship

4 weeks in business

Our location


Since April 5, 2021, Ecole Lenôtre has moved to Rungis in the heart of one of the largest markets for gastronomy suppliers. A strategic location for optimal quality of teaching.


The training courses offered by the École Lenôtre are available to people with disabilities or having health problems.
We encourage you to mention it in your registration request. You will be contacted by the disability referent to work together on the eventual arrangements that might be necessary so your stay among us takes place under the best possible conditions. As soon as you arrive, you will recieve an individualised support enabling you to have the perfect integration.
Our disability referent: Guillaume Galy – 01 86 93 04 00