Le Cordon Bleu London has launched their highly anticipated annual, Julia Child Scholarship which aims to provide aspiring food entrepreneurs with the first steps to business success.
The £40,000+ prize includes a place on Le Cordon Bleu’s Diplôme de Pâtisserie, recognised globally as one of the most respected culinary qualifications in pastry and baking; a three month Le Cordon Bleu Diploma in Culinary Management; an internship at the iconic Savoy Hotel; and 12 months luxury accommodation provided by Londonist. The prize will be presented to the winner by one of Le Cordon Bleu’s best known Alumna, Mary Berry.
Culinary Arts Director at Le Cordon Bleu Chef Emil Minev said: “As an institute with a rich heritage spanning over 120 years, Le Cordon Bleu has a long-standing reputation of training the finest chefs and most innovative Food Entrepreneurs in the world. This year’s Scholarship will showcase this and offers a unique platform for those with exciting food business ideas.”
As part of this year's scholarship, Le Cordon Bleu has teamed up with some of its most successful alumni to provide additional mentorship to the winner, including popular supper club host Luiz Hara; London cake designer Georgia Green; founder and executive chef pf DUM biryani house Dhruv Mittal and Evelina Ogorzalek who runs Evelina’s Patisserie specialising in English cakes, modern French pastries and provide catering to London’s finest restaurants.
There are a host of other prizes the winner and second and third-place runners-up will receive which you can find at Women in The Food Industry's site along with entry details.
"As an institute with a rich heritage spanning over 120 years, Le Cordon Bleu has a long-standing reputation of training the finest chefs and most innovative Food Entrepreneurs in the world."
Emil Minev - Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Arts Director
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