Opening of the world-class culinary training site École Ducasse


Bringing world-class cooking and baking classes to anyone who loves to cook, Nai Lert Group present Ducasse School – Nai Lert Bangkok Studio to the Thai capital, opening on December 14, 2022. The new venue, combining a training center for enthusiasts and professionals, an exclusive event space and a café open to the public, is set to become the Mecca of world gastronomy in the Thai capital.

Driven by the vision and passion of the Chef Founder of École Ducasse, Alain Ducasse, an established reference in culinary excellence since 1999, École Ducasse has revealed some of the most recognized talents on the world gastronomic scene.

Bangkok was considered the ideal location for specialized training in the culinary and pastry arts and chosen for the first Studio outside of Paris thanks to Thailand’s exceptional culinary heritage, supported by a pool of talented chefs in a permanent quest for perfection. , as well as his many enthusiasts.

This is an important milestone for Nai Lert Group as together with Ecole Ducasse – Nai Lert Bangkok Studio, we continue our commitment to excellence, enrich culinary education and bring a new holistic dining experience to Thailand. It will contribute to opening up new culinary landscapes in the country. Naphaporn “Lek” Bodiratnangkura, CEO of Nai Lert Group

Vision and energy of the founder of École Ducasse, Alain Ducasse

Under the vision and energy of world-renowned chef Alain Ducasse, founder of Ecole Ducasse, Ecole Ducasse – Nai Lert Bangkok Studio is a place for all food lovers.

I have always run on my vision of the culinary and pastry arts. I share my know-how with all young people who are eager to learn, passionate, reconverted or professionals wishing to strengthen their skills, with one motto in mind: excellence in practice. I’m excited to extend this vision to Thailand, one of the fastest growing culinary scenes. Alain Ducasse

Alain Ducasse is one of the most renowned chefs of his generation. Hailing from the Landes region in southwestern France, he is known for his innovation, attention to detail and dedication to both quality and technique.

The Studio’s professional teams of Alain Ducasse chefs offer a unique blend of know-how, made up of Meilleurs Ouvriers de France, world champions, renowned chefs and pastry chefs, craftsmen and hotel experts as well as of Thai teams.

World-class facilities

Nestled in the iconic century-old Nai Lert Park, with a prime location in the heart of Bangkok, Ecole Ducasse – Nai Lert Bangkok Studio is the ideal place for those who want to understand and enjoy exceptional gastronomic experiences.

The purpose-built building covers more than 1,400 m² over three floors, two of which are dedicated to the school’s five kitchens and workshops, a chocolate and ice cream laboratory, a wine cellar and a storage room. ‘events. Created for professionals and amateurs, the Studio is contemporary, friendly and inviting for all. The kitchens have been designed by the excellent team at École Ducasse to ensure that the facilities, appliances and layout are state-of-the-art and meet professional standards.

Classes for everyone

École Ducasse – Nai Lert Bangkok Studio will share culinary and pastry arts know-how with culinary enthusiasts to professionals, offering practical and academic courses that jointly celebrate the heritage of French and Thai cuisine, while echoing the trends of contemporary gastronomy and the philosophy of its esteemed founder.

Taught in a modern and friendly space in Thai, English and French, with easy-to-use professional equipment, each program is up to date and adapted to different levels of learning. With a relatively small number of students per class, allowing for 1-1 attention from the highly talented training leader, it is an ideal environment to help students enhance their talent, cultivate their identity and respond to high industry expectations as a vision. of the Ducasse School is to train Entrepreneurs, Managers and Citizen Chefs.

Informative and engaging, with everything explained as often as necessary, students can truly benefit from the living expertise of their instructors, whether they choose a four-hour course on desserts or childhood sweets, a course on brunch or Bistro Cooking, or a ten-week full-time highly immersive and practical course in Culinary Essentials. There’s something for everyone, from chocolate puffs to brownies, from entrecôte with Béarnaise sauce to sea bream, from the great secrets of French cuisine classics to Alain Ducasse’s 3-star classics.

The Ecole Ducasse – Nai Lert Bangkok Studio will also train professional chefs who wish to continue to strengthen their expertise on gastronomic themes such as “3-star menu”, “Vegetarian cuisine”, or “Artistic pastry pieces”.

Exceptional events

Ecole Ducasse – Nai Lert Bangkok Studio’s exclusive event space is inviting and welcoming, with endless possibilities, as well as a memorable dining experience. The expert and caring team can create unique events using the Studio’s facilities, from seminars and team building to afterworks, product launches, business meetings and demonstrations, film shoots and corporate dinners. Sharing time in the kitchen, or around good food and wine is always a good idea.

Ducasse School Bangkok Cafe

On the ground floor of this world-class school, overlooking lush Nai Lert Park, is École Ducasse Bangkok Café. Serving a French breakfast with delicacies of the day such as quiche Lorraine and smoked salmon or sophisticated and innovative French pastries, cakes, chocolates, ice creams and hot and cold artisanal drinks created by the culinary executive chefs and pastry chefs from the Ducasse School. Enjoy a contemporary and intimate French cafe atmosphere in the heart of Bangkok at any time of the day.

Open daily from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Contact information

For more information and registration, please contact
LINE: @EcoleDucasseBKK
E-mail: [email protected]
Such. +66(0)2-253-0123

About Ecole Ducasse

École Ducasse is a network of schools founded in 1999 by multi-starred chef Alain Ducasse, dedicated to transmitting exceptional French know-how and excellence in the culinary and pastry arts.

École Ducasse operates three schools in France – Paris Studio, Paris Campus and École Nationale Supérieure de Pâtisserie as well as international schools with Manila Campus in the Philippines, Gurugram Campus in India and Nai Lert Bangkok Studio in Thailand. All are united by a desire to share the passion for gastronomy with seasoned professionals such as cooking enthusiasts, converts and students. This wide portfolio of programs aims to meet all training needs: from short programs for cooking experts or enthusiasts to intensive two-, four- or six-month programs, including three-year undergraduate programs and a bachelor’s degree in culinary and pastry arts.

Ecole Ducasse is part of Sommet Education, the world leader in hospitality education.

For more information: https://www.ecoleducasse.com/fr

About Nai Lert Group

Named after its revered founder, Nai Lert, who was one of Thailand’s most visionary businessmen and philanthropists, the Nai Lert Group has a checkered history dating back to 1907. The company operated the first services of boats and buses from Thailand, as well as its first ice cream factory. Today, the Nai Lert Group’s business portfolio revolves around four main pillars: real estate, hospitality, cultural management and education.

The original vision of Nai Lert is revisited today through Nai Lert Education, which was established in 2020 as a world-class academic platform and comprises two main components: Nai Lert Butler, which focuses on services and high-end education, and an exclusive partnership with École Ducasse. , a prestigious school of culinary arts and pastry. Further embracing the legacy of its founder, Nai Lert Education’s main objective is to invest and develop people.

Anouck Weiss
Communications Director Education Summit
Education Summit

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