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Le Cordon Bleu Scholarship 2016

For over a century, Le Cordon Bleu has helped shape the careers of some of the best chefs around the world. Now the Le Cordon Bleu Scholarship 2016 is ready to help train Canada’s next great chef.

Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa in association with Postmedia and Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants, are pleased to announce the 2nd Annual Passion for Excellence Scholarship Award. The Le Cordon Bleu Scholarship 2016 is a once in a lifetime opportunity to gain recognition for culinary talent and provide a stepping stone towards an amazing career.

The  Canadian Le Cordon Bleu 2016 Scholarship winner will be awarded a fully funded placement within the coveted Diplôme de Cuisine program at Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa Culinary Arts Institute.

To complete this outstanding prize, the winner will also carry out a paid internship under the guidance of esteemed Chef Yannick Anton at the renowned Cordon Bleu Signatures restaurant in Ottawa.

This is truly a once in a lifetime prize worth in excess of $30,000!  Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at the Final CookOff Competition. Scholarship Finalists had 4 hours to complete the final exam of a famous Alumna, Julia Child, consisting of three dishes: “Mollet” eggs in Béarnaise sauce, veal chops “en surprise”, and Madeira sauce and caramel custard. The judges scored the dishes based on five components: presentation, technique, taste, hygiene and organization. 

For everything you need to know about Le Cordon Bleu’s Scholarship Award, visit and submit your application before July 31, 2016.

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