Admissions: International Culinary Programs
Admissions Process - International Culinary Programs
Complete the application form to the program of your choice, including supporting documents:
- Copy of highest degree earned
- Passport copy
- Curriculum vitae
- Motivation letter
- Reference letter (if applicable)
- Copy of any culinary certificate or degree obtained (if applicable)
- Proof of Payment for Application Fees (if applicable)
- Proof of English Fluency (optional but recommended)
Please note that to follow an International Program in Culinary Arts at FERRANDI Paris, you need to be at least 18 years old by the time your program begins.
Documents must be translated into English by an official translator. Copies are accepted, however original documents may be requested.
Non-native speakers of English might be required to take an internal English Proficiency Test. Alternatively, international students can share their TOEFL, IELTS or TOEIC test results.
After you submit your application, you’ll receive a confirmation email and your file will go under review of our Admissions team.
If you met the Program’s requirements, you’ll move on to the next step on your Admissions’ Process: STEP 2 (Intensive and Advanced Programs’ candidates) or straight to STEP 3 (Introduction to the Fundamentals’ candidates)
Qualified candidates for the Intensive and Advanced Professional Programs are invited for a 20 to 30 minutes Online Selection Interview with an Admissions Officer.
The goal of this meeting is to understand better the candidate’s background, career goals and motivation to join FERRANDI Paris.
Please note that Advanced Program candidates are also asked technical questions on the field of the program they are applying to (French Pastry or French Cuisine) during the interview. This is important as the program is addressed to experienced professionals who already master basic techniques.
We hold Admissions Juries every month. The Admission Board will meet to review your application in detail, as well as the feedback from your Selection Interview. We will consider all the formal aspects of your application, including your academic background, professional experience, international exposure, as well as motivation letter and, if applicable, recommendation letter.
Decisions are taken nearly every week and candidates are notified within 48h after the Admissions Jury. Our Admissions representatives will notify you of your results by an official letter via e-mail. If a positive outcome, in addition to an official admissions letter, candidates also receive a document with the next steps for their enrollment.