2023-2024 school year:
MSc Ferrières, Pastry Training: places are limited!
2024-2025 school year:
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10 500 €
An 11-month course including practical work-study sessions in an alternating format that makes up 70% of the course.
Becoming a “nurturer” of curious and anxious clients cannot be improvised but must be done with passion: “Feeding others” is an act which is necessarily rich in symbolism when each human being initially received this promise of life from their own mother.
This programme introduces students to professional cooking techniques and includes theoretical and practical coursework.
To acquire the skills necessary to produce marketable culinary products using the appropriate preparation, cooking and presentation techniques, all while respecting the rules of professional hygiene, safety and organisation.
Organise, realise, and check your preparation.
The Ferrières Training Experience combines 3 main teaching methods:
Each course is assessed both by Continuous Assessment (CA) and by a Final Examination (FE). All the assessments for each course lead to a CA mark which counts for 60% and an FE mark which counts for 40%.
If you wish to apply for this programme, we kindly invite you to create your profile online and upload the following documents:
Processing your application
First evaluation: Examination of the application (25% of the final evaluation)
The application file is submitted on the student portal accessible from the Ferrières School website.
The evaluation criteria for the application are as follows:
Professional potential: evaluation of previous experience
⁎ Academic background;
⁎ Language level;
⁎ Quality of previous professional experience;
⁎ Recommendations from employers or trainers;
⁎ Professional goals for the future presented in the letter or video stating the student’s motivations.
Personal Potential :
⁎ Involvement in extracurricular activities;
⁎ Candidate’s personal goals and activities;
⁎ Trips abroad, participation in cultural, volunteer, and professional events, etc… ;
Second assessment: Interview exploring the student’s motivations. (75% of the final assessment)
This oral exchange consists of a remote or in-person interview which serves to evaluate the candidate’s motivation and potential as well as their commitment to the Ferrières values. It takes place in the form of an exchange between the jury and the candidate. The candidate will be asked informal questions so that the jury may get to know them better and to give them the opportunity to describe their experience and expectations (previous work experience, projects undertaken, trips abroad, personal journey to defining career goals, etc.).
The results are communicated by e-mail to the candidates two weeks after the interview at the latest.
Students start as commis in professional kitchens and may work their way to a higher position in the brigade.
*Program subject to change according to opportunities for improvement and evolution of professional practices.