In the heart of the Cherche-Midi district, the neighboring Victoria Palace Hotel with one of the most prestigious French cooking schools, the Grégoire-Ferrandi school. Nicknamed “the Harvard of gastronomy”, the establishment trains the greatest chefs. If you do not intend to become the next Paul Bocuse, you may think that the information does not concern you. Think again!
The Grégoire-Ferrandi School is located at 28 de l’Abbé-Grégoire Street, less than five minutes’ walk from the Victoria Palace. An address that also houses one of the two Parisian restaurants application of the establishment. And this is where the information becomes crucial: this restaurant is open to all by reservation. And if you must go far in advance to hope to get one, it’s because dinner at 28 is the assurance of eating and being served like in a one or two-star restaurant.
All menus and services are done by the students themselves. So while you enjoy your meal, in the kitchen students placed in real life get busy under the watch of their teachers. After dinner, get ready to answer a few questions: book in hand, the evening chef goes around the tables to gather impressions. Positive or negative, they are essential and pedagogical virtue for these apprentice cooks.
Founded in 1920, the Ferrandi School trains 2,300 CAP students every year at bac + 6. Its alumni association includes some of the biggest names in French cuisine, as does the team of professors who officiate there. Note: there are also cooking and pastry classes for adults in the leisure mode.
Restaurant reservation Le 28 online only on the school website: https://www.ferrandi-paris.fr