15 Day Cooking Course in Southern France Focusing on Fish, Meat and Sauce in Agde, Hérault
Gastronomicom Culinary Academy, 8 rue des Moulins à huile, 34300 Agde, France
Cooking Course in France
Are you thinking about enhancing your cooking skills? If you are a professional or a beginner looking to improve your knowledge of modern French cooking, then this certified intensive course is the perfect one for you. Held in Southern France, you will learn new techniques that will help you achieve your goal of mastering French cuisine. You will be working with renowned teachers who have worked in famous French restaurants and are ready to share their passion with you. Roll up your sleeves and get ready to discover authentic and top-range French gastronomy!
Students are housed in the “Residence Odalys Saint-Loup” in Individual studio apartment: Approximately 18 square meters, first floor. Living room with sofa bed (140 x 190 cm), equipped kitchenette (ceramic hob, microwave), shower room with toilet, balcony.
Cap d’Agde and Residence Odalys Saint Loup is an attractive and dynamic resort that offers 14 kilometers of fine, sandy beaches, a pleasant 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 Odalys Saint Loup is situated in a park of four hectares of luxuriant greenery, a naturally preserved, spacious environment, dotted with ponds and lakes, just five 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.
The length of the program is two weeks with 30 hours of hands-on classes during the week. The program contains diverse cooking lessons and you will get the weekends free to enjoy as you wish.
You might work in teams to help each other and learn together. Every day you will prepare modern dishes at the level of one Michelin star. You will be able to work with fish and sauce and meat and sauce.
Samuel Breux has long been one of the talented chefs, noted for having helped four-star Château de la Pioline as Chief of Dessert with Chef Christophe Gillino. He also served as Second Chef in a four-star hotel Hôtel les Roches and took the role of a Head Chef at Hôtel de Paris. He speaks both French and English. He was elected Jeune Talent Midi-Pyrénées in 2010 by Guide Gault and Millau.
To make you feel welcome during your stay at Gastronomicom, they have chosen to base their culinary academy in the charming city of Agde, a popular tourist destination located on the coast in Southern France; a region that is famous for its history, its vast estates, and farms.
Habor and beach of Agde - 5 minutes
Montpellier, 120 kilometers - 1 hour 30 minutes by train
The best way to get to Gastronomicom is to take a flight to Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) in Paris and then take the Perpignan-bound TGV train which departs directly from the airport and stops in Agde. This is the easiest and also the cheapest way to get to Agde.
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.
A reservation requires a deposit of 50% of the total price.
The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
The rest of the payment should be paid 30 days before arrival.