08/05/2019

Le Cordon Bleu announces Julia Child Scholarship 2019

Want the chance to win a prestigious culinary award worth over £40,000, and the chance to meet Mary Berry? Then this could be for you.  Le Cordon Bleu London has launched their highly anticipated annual, Julia Child Scholarship which aims to provide aspiring food entrepreneurs with the first steps to business success.

The  £40,000+ prize includes a place on Le Cordon Bleu’s Diplôme de Pâtisserie, recognised  globally as one of the most respected culinary qualifications in pastry and baking; a three month Le Cordon Bleu Diploma in Culinary Management; an internship at the iconic Savoy Hotel; and 12 months luxury accommodation provided by Londonist. The prize will be presented to the winner by one of Le Cordon Bleu’s best known Alumna, Mary Berry.

Mary Berry said “Le Cordon Bleu (LCB) has always held a dear place in my heart, as the starting point of my career in food. From first-hand experience I know what a joy it is to be part of the LCB family, so I am especially thrilled to be presenting the Award to the winner of this year’s Julia Child Scholarship. I know whoever the winner is, will be embarking on a life changing journey!

Georgia Green

As part of this year’s scholarship, Le Cordon Bleu has teamed up with some of its most successful alumni to provide additional mentorship to the winner, including London cake designer Georgia Green and Evelina Ogorzalek who runs Evelina’s Patisserie specialising in English cakes, modern French pastries and provide catering to London’s finest restaurants.

Evelina's Patisserie Cooking Class

The winner will also receive an exclusive prize from Churchill, the leading manufacturer of innovative tableware, as well as a 12-month membership with The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) and tickets to The Business Show. There are also some wonderful prizes for those who are second and third-place runners-up who will receive high-performance ZWILLING Diplôme knives.

For more information and how to enter visit Le Cordon Bleu Scholarship website

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