Institut Paul Bocuse – Alliance Summer Programs 2023

Institut Paul Bocuse – Alliance Summer Programs 2023

Click here for the brochure on Alliance Summer Programs 2023

Institut Paul Bocuse, Lyon, France, invites students from fellow THE-ICE member institutions to participate in their Alliance Summer Program, running from 9 May – 13 June 2023. 

Each year Institut Paul Bocuse accepts up to 70 students from the Alliance members to participate in a unique opportunity to share an international experience, to perfect their technical skills, to discover French culture, while at the same time sharing and showcasing their own culture. Students can choose between an Advanced Culinary Arts program and an Advanced Hospitality & Food Service program. For 10 weeks, they will benefit from expert teaching that combines theory and hands-on classes, demonstrations, tastings and educational visits. Both programs are taught in English and students will receive a certificate upon completion.

Advanced Culinary Arts program

  • 2 weeks – French advanced cooking
  • 1 week – French bakery
  • 1 week – French pastry
  • 1 week – Contemporary cuisine
  • 1 week – French regional cuisine
  • 2 weeks – Professional situation with restaurant immersion
  • 2 weeks – Street food event & challenge
  • Culture and terroir courses along the program

Advanced Hospitality & Food Service program

  • 2 weeks – Arts & trends in hospitality
  • 5 weeks – Professional situation with hotels and restaurants immersion
  • 1 week – Culture & terroir
  • 2 weeks – Street food event & challenge

THE-ICE Member Discount

This Summer Program is discounted for students of THE-ICE institutions and includes contact hours, housing, full board from Monday to Friday (except bank holidays), liability insurance, multi-risk insurance, and civil insurance for housing. Students are required to submit an online application by 19 February 2023 and should mention in their cover letter which of THE-ICE member institutions they attend to receive the discounted rate of €6,500.00 (full rate €9,600.00). 

More information on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity can be found in the Summer Program brochure, including details on the programs, application process, and prerequisites. If you have any further questions about the Institut Paul Bocuse Alliance Summer Program 2023, please email

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