Institut Culinaire de France in association with Pierre Hermé opened its first campus in Bordeaux in 2020, offering training programs in bakery, pastry, chocolate-confectionery and ice cream arts management.
Institut Culinaire de France in association with Pierre Hermé, is a private higher education institution, training in all the fundamental techniques of the French culinary arts. It opened its first school dedicated to pastry, bakery, chocolate, confectionery, ice cream and confectionery arts management in 2020 in Bordeaux, France.
State-of-the-art facilities and equipments
With fully equipped and contemporary facilities, Institut Culinaire de France's training facilities and equipments meet the most stringent requirements in terms of ergonomics and safety. Each student is assigned an ergonomic work station facilitating their practice and learning in the best conditions. Each lab has a maximum of 16 students.
All cooking equipment, with thermal insulation, has been selected from the French company Pavailler’s professional range; the freezing, rapid cooling, conservation and fermentation equipment comes from the manufacturer Hengel’s professional range; and the stainless steel fixtures have been selected from the range by French company PV Labo Concept, located in Burgundy
The Academic Board of Institut Culinaire de France is led by the world-famous pastry chef Pierre Hermé. The educational team is comprised of the best chefs and expert educators in their respective fields, thus guaranteeing the excellence of our training programs.
World Pastry Championship silver-medallist (SIGEP Rimini 2012), finalist Pastry Meilleur Ouvrier de France (Best Artisan of France) in 2015, the Executive Pastry Chef Kyung-Ran Baccon was trained in fine arts and sculpture in South Korea, graduated with a CAP, BP, BM in pastry with honors from INBP in Rouen. Kyung Ran Baccon has worked as a pastry sous-chef for Joël Robuchon's two Michelin-starred restaurants in Las Vegas, has been an instructor in major hotels and a consultant to several international companies (in Saudi Arabia, South Korea and China).