Bachelor in International Culinary Arts Management

Institut Lyfe (formerly Institut Paul Bocuse)
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
September 2024
Virtual open day
Virtual open day
Virtual open day
Bachelor in International Culinary Arts Management

About this program

Bachelor in International Culinary Arts Management

Are you passionate, creative and meticulous? Do you like to express your unique identity?

With the Bachelor in International Culinary Arts Management you will become an expert, responsible and caring manager of the future, at the forefront of the latest culinary trends, sensitive to sustainable development and nutrition. Throughout the duration of your course, we support you in acquiring the technical, operational, managerial and entrepreneurial skills to allow you to face the future and become an engaged global ambassador for French gastronomy and the French art of living.

The course is also available with a 100% English track

Admission requirements

Entry requirements:

French baccalaureate or international equivalent

Admission requirements

Selection: tests (5 different computer-based exams) and individual interview

Start Date :

  • September

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Program content

Course features:

YEAR 1: 

  • Modules on basic knife skills, cooking and sauces (Ecole de la sauce in partnership with Chef Yannick Alléno)
  • Market and customer knowledge
  • Drawings and sketches


  • Team Management
  • Cost Control & Menu Engineering
  • Business game

YEAR 3 - Choose a specialisation:

  • Gourmet cuisine 
  • Bistronomic cuisine
  • Cuisine & culture of Japan (french track only)
  • Nutrition and Wellness by Institut Michel Guérard*** (french track only)

Scholarships & funding

Equal opportunities and Excellence scholarships are awarded to French and international students admitted to the 1st year of a Bachelor’s degree, by the Foundation for Institut Lyfe, to fund part of the tuition fees.

These are renewable each year, based on academic and attendance criteria, and can be combined with Crous scholarships.


For more information about tuition, please visit our website.


Upon completion of this course, you’ll be awarded a Bachelor in International Culinary Arts Management, registered and approved by the Ministry of Higher Education, Innovation and Industry. 

Career paths

Perhaps your dream job is

  • Head Chef
  • Catering Chef
  • Airline, Railway or Maritime Catering Manager
  • Private Chef
  • Culinary entrepreneur

Or even…

  • Culinary production consultant
  • Education and training consultant
  • Catering equipment sales manager or sales representative
  • Culinary purchasing manager …

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About this institute

Institut Lyfe (formerly Institut Paul Bocuse)

LEADING INTERNATIONAL CULINARY ARTS & HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT SCHOOLFor more than 30 years, the school has been training expert, committed and responsible leaders and managers of tomorrow in the culinary arts, hospitality, food service and pastry sectors and represents an ecosystem...

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Why study at Institut Lyfe (formerly Institut Paul Bocuse)

  • A unique approach to learning with a real-world environment (6 training restaurants including 1 Michelin-starred, 4 hotels including a 5-star training hotel)
  • Students work alongside a multi-skilled international team including a team of Meilleurs Ouvriers de France
  • Tailor-made programmes with a team of Talent Managers
  • A rich and varied campus life
  • Recognised qualifications


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Based on 2 reviews.


The courses are interesting with lots of management learning how to run market and control our businesses for the future in the kitchen the grading is strict and the school focuses on classical techniques and basics followed by a second year creating our oen find dinibg menu with little to ni imput and in the last yesr we work in a 1 star restau...

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Institut Paul Bocuse is one big family united by the same passion for gastronomy.

Contact info

Institut Lyfe (formerly Institut Paul Bocuse)

Château du Vivier, 1A Chemin de Calabert BP25
69131 Ecully Cedex

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