A taste of France


Cooking, Pastry & Wine Programs

                         in France



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The World of MBI is the exclusive GastronomicomInternational Culinary Academy contact for the USA and Canada.


We will assist with all your needs from start to finish: enrollment, visas, travel arrangement to include airfare, train and places to visit while in France.

     The Academy offers a 1-month gourmet program and 3-month gastronomic programs in French cooking & pastry (1-star Michelin level) and French wines. All programs include French language study; the 3-month gastronomic programs offer the opportunity for a 4-month internship in selected luxury hotels and restaurants in France, immediately following course completion.

The superior level of training you will receive at GASTRONOMICOM is the key to opening doors to many job opportunities in the USA, Canada and abroad. All programs include student lodging with fully equipped kitchens and classes.

With are now accepting registrations for the 3-month programs to start January 7 and March 3, 2012 respectively.

To get started, call us at 773-769-1790 or email                                          mbi@worldofmbi.com          



Gastronomicom International Culinary Academy is located in the charming city of Le Cap d’Agde, a popular tourist destination located on the Mediterranean coast. Situated 50 km from the city of Montpellier and 120 km from the Spanish border, the Mediterranean climate is very pleasant and generally enjoys about 300 days of sunshine each year.

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          Cooking Classes in France

“Discover the art of French cooking from the Market to the Table”

There are few places on earth that serve as a better place to learn to cook than France. The nation elevates cooking and eating to an art form which is practiced as a ritual on a daily basis.

Immerse yourself in the French culture through hands-on cooking classes under the guidance of our talented regional chefs. Learn and enjoy the culinary delights of France.



While in France for pleasure or business, if you are looking to include an intensive French cooking class, we have the perfect place - a professional kitchen setting in Lyon, offering cooking classes, from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm

  • Food & class materials, recipes & diploma
  • Preparation of a 3 course menu per class
  • Daily gastronomic visit
  • Commemorative MBI chef coat
  • Classes taught in English by a professional chef
  • Offered all year based on availability
  • Choice of 1, 2 or 3 days

* 1/2 day classes are also available

Call or email for a quote based on the number of classes you plan to take and your travel dates.






Looking for cooking classes in an exclusive setting in Provence. Welcome to paradise, we have it for you. This package includes: welcome dinner on Sunday evening, 5 night stay with buffet breakfast, 4 cooking classes, 4 lunches, all recipes and translation in English, 4 afternoon visits to vineyards, honeybee farm, olive grove and a cheese farm. Diplomas are awarded for course completion.

Call or email us for pricing and available dates.



Experience the reality of gourmet cooking with our top chefs; enjoy luxury accommodations and discover the regional culture. The World of MBI will arrange your trip to France to attend cooking classes specially created for individuals or small groups to discover the secrets of French Cuisine. 

  • Learn in a supportive, relaxed and fun atmosphere
  • Extensive hands-on time in the kitchen, whatever your skill level
  • Learn professional style plate presentation 
  • Classes taught in English

To get started, call us at 773-769-1790 or email                                          mbi@worldofmbi.com


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