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1 Week Baking & Cooking Holidays in Southern France

  • Gastronomicom Culinary Academy, 8 rue des Moulins à huile, 34300 Agde, France

Cooking School Vacation in Agde

If you are a professional or a beginner looking to improve your knowledge of modern French cooking and want to discover French gastronomic cooking, then this certified intensive course is the perfect one for you. Held in Southern France, you will deepen your French while undergoing the in-depth courses to prepare French cuisine. With hands-on cooking and pastry lessons, you will be exposed to cold starters, hot starters, fish and sauces, as well as meats and sauces during the program. Enroll now and grow your career with Gastronomicom.

Highlights

  • 15 hours baking classes
  • 15 hours cooking classes
  • Certificate upon program completion
  • One star Michelin level cooking
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • 5 days with instruction
  • English
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Students are housed in apartments with 2 bedrooms, living-room, bathroom, separate toilet, terrace where you can relax and dine, and a fully equipped kitchen, which allows each student to be able to cook their own dishes and respect their culinary habits. Free Wi-Fi is available in the classrooms of the culinary academy.

Cap d’Agde and Residence Saint Loup is an attractive and dynamic resort that offers 14 kilometers of fine, sandy beaches, a pleasure marina with 3000 moorings, water sports and other sporting activities, an 18-hole golf course, and the International Tennis Club. You can conveniently stroll around from one quay to another on linking footpaths. There is a cycle track that goes through the resort towards Agde.

The Residence Club Saint Loup is situated in a park of 4 hectares of luxuriant greenery, a naturally preserved, spacious environment, dotted with ponds and lakes, just 5 minutes from the harbor and beach. A bus line, with a stop at the Resorts entrance, connects you every day to Agde train station, making it easy to visit the surrounding cities.

Please note that upon arrival, a caution amount of EUR 500 has to be submitted at the check-in to cover any damage that might occur during your stay. Should the room be free of any damage, the entire amount will be refunded to you at the check-out time.

Gourmet program

The length of the program is one week with 30 hours of hands-on classes during the week. The program contains 15 hours cooking lessons and 15 hours pastry lessons. With free week-end. For the French cooking classes, you will work in teams to help each other and to learn together. By participating in this program you will get one-star Michelin level.

To make you feel welcome during your stay at Gastronomicom, they have chosen to base their culinary academy in the charming city of Adge, a popular tourist destination located on the coast in Southern France; a region that is famous for its history, its vast estates, and farms.

Nearby places

  • Habor and beach of Agde - 5 minutes
Activities
  • Boating nearby
  • Cooking classes
  • Golf course
  • Sailing nearby
  • Shopping nearby
  • Swimming
  • Swimming pool
  • Tennis court
General
  • Bar
  • Beach nearby
  • Dining area
  • Garden
  • In-room safe
  • Kitchen
  • Multilingual staff
  • Restaurant
Services
  • Convenience / grocery store
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking lot
  • Enjoy festivals, concerts, and expositions
  • Go to the beach
  • Play tennis
  • Visit the golf course
  • Visit the nearby towns
  • Visit vineyards and try the local wines
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • 30 hours of hands-on cooking lessons
  • Apron
  • Certificate upon program completion
  • English-speaking instructor for your classes
  • One-star Michelin level cooking
  • Uniform
  • Additional activities
  • Airfare
  • Personal expenses
  • Professional trousers
  • Security shoes

Arrival by airplane

The closest airport is Béziers Cap d'Agde Airport (BZR).

Arrival by bus

You can take the bus from the residence to the school, it takes only 10 minutes. A bus line, with a stop at the resort’s entrance and at 200 meters from the school, connects you every day to the school and the city center.

Arrival by train

Upon arrival to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG), take a direct TGV train going to Perpignan and which stop in Agde, where Gastronomicom can pick you up in September, January, and April.

Distances

  • Montpellier, 120 kilometers - 1 hour 30 minutes by train
  • Spanish border - 1 hour by car
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 60 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.

Testimonials

  • Review by Ektaa Maharaj from Durban, South Africa

    "Gastronomicom is a beautifully setup school with friendly teachers and staff. Lise and Stephanie make you feel right at home. Experience of a lifetime."

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  • Review by Robert Van Cott

    "I just finished up a 1 month course at Gastronomicom. I wanted anyone interested in attending this school the chefs are fantastic, They always make sure you understand what they are teaching and are very hands on. They are always open to any questions you have and will show you personally. The staff are very nice and always willing to help, resolving any issue's you have in a moments time, The facilities are Class A, well organised and clean, I cannot say enough about this school for anyone thinking of attending!"

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  • Review by Jade Henderson

    "I absolutely love every minute I've been telling everyone about it. Very inspiring! Thank you sooo much I loved it!"

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  • Review by Kristina

    "Awesome teachers, fantastic staff and great set up. Really loved my experience in your school and learned so much, where we had so many great people together from across the world studying, cooking and making friendships. Beautiful memories and friends for life."

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