Bachelor in Culinary Arts and Entrepreneurship

This program of excellence combines managerial skills and technical expertise either in French Cuisine or in French Pastry. After following this program you will be able to pursue your passion anywhere in the world!

Enseignant MOF FERRANDI Paris avec étudiants en cuisine


3 years

Type of diploma

Bachelor State Diploma


Compulsory internships in France and abroad (3 to 4 months in the 1st year and 5 to 6 months in the 2nd and 3rd years)


Paris & Saint-Gratien*

Admission conditions

  • Hold a high school Diploma
  • Speak English fluently

Parallel admissions are possible in the second and third years depending on ECTS and professional experience in the gastronomy sector

FERRANDI Paris est membre affilié de la Conférence des grandes écoles (CGE)
FERRANDI Paris is an affiliate member of the Conférence des grandes écoles (CGE).
FERRANDI Paris, membre de AACSB
Member of AACSB
En partenariat avec ESCP Business School
In partnership with ESCP Business School
Eduniversal National Bachelor Arts Culinaires et Entrepreneuriat FERRANDI Paris 2024 -
2nd place in the Eduniversal 2024 national ranking of the best Bachelors in Entrepreneurship & Business Creation in France

What do students think about the program?


•    Define and understand the basic concepts and fundamental tools of business management.
•    Use these concepts and tools to put together a coherent and socially responsible business plan.
•    Master culinary fundamentals and techniques.
•    Mobilize all techniques to offer new culinary creations.
•    Know how to work in a team respectfully and effectively, whatever the role, by adapting your managerial posture.
•    Adapt, analyze and correct operational and relational behavior according to the situation.
•    Master the codes of the profession to be able to free yourself from them.
•    Understand your place and responsibilities as a professional, particularly from the point of view of sustainable business development.


Content of the training (non-exhaustive list):

For your information, you will be asked to choose an option (French Cuisine or French Pastry) in addition to these courses that will be common to both options:

Year 1 (Paris & Saint-Gratien)

Management of Business Units

  • Finance and accounting
  • Management
  • Statistical tools
  • Marketing
  • English

Practice of Culinary Arts

  • Master The Culinary Fundamentals
  • Events Projects

Professional Experience

  • Internship 3 to 4 months



Year 2 

Management of Business Units

  • Finance and accounting
  • Management of HR
  • Marketing
  • Entrepreneurship
  • English

Practice of Culinary Arts

  • Fundamentals and Creativity
  • Events Projects

Professional Experience

  • Internship 5 to 6 months



Year 3

Management of Business Units

  • Entrepreneurship Finance
  • Management and Leadership
  • Marketing and innovation
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Plan
  • Business Game
  • Sustainable Development

Practice of Culinary Arts

  • Management of a restaurant 

Professional Experience

  • Internship 5 to 6 months



  • Support in finding internships (career center)
  • Theoretical courses and practical work
  • Demonstrations and professional interventions
  • Quizzes, role plays, challenges, group projects, personal research work
  • Professional situation at the level of educational platforms, case studies
  • Creation of a business plan


The diploma holder can access different positions in a restaurant: chef, pastry chef, restaurant manager, or in boutiques/networks (production manager, sales manager, director franchise) ...

He or she can work as a restaurateur operator or exercise the following professions: project manager in hotel/restaurant development/agri-food industry, culinary consultant, home chef, Event organizer.

After a few years of experience, he or she can take responsibility for one or more establishments and also integrate
the general management of a group.

Pursue your studies with a Master at FERRANDI Paris

This high-level training is aimed at students wishing to exercise key positions in the hospitality sector such as revenue manager, accommodation director, operations director and, in the medium term, general management positions within international groups or independent structures, in France or internationally.

14 500 euros per year

For additional costs, refer to the 2024 Financing and Recruitment Terms and Conditions.

Financement des études

Bachelor students have student status, and can benefit from higher education scholarships: 



  •  September 2024.​
  • Parallel registration from November 17, 2023 to May 17, 2024.




PARALLEL ADMISSIONS IN 2nd or 3rd YEAR (French and international applicants)

FERRANDI Paris has developed partnerships on its campuses to facilitate access to housing for its students giving access to student residences.

Consultez la brochure "Se loger et poursuivre sa scolarité à FERRANDI Paris"

This program is open to Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) :

Sign your resume with FERRANDI Paris!

FERRANDI Paris is the signature of recognized professionals in the world of gastronomy and hotel management, in France and internationally.

  • The First Bachelor in Culinary Arts regocgnized by the State
  • A personalized program: access to a career centera and trainings in small groups
  • A pedagogy based on action (learn by doing)
  • A high-level faculty: all teachers are from the professional world
  • Human values ​​and a rich associative life
  • A unique international network of alumni
  • Training oriented towards entrepreneurship (a third of alumni over the last 10 years are business owners)


Estay Christophe
Paris Campus

Update date :​ 2024/01/22​