Monday, November 13, 2023, 8:16 p.m.
Last week for Badajoz cooking schools to register their students in the long-awaited call for the XII ‘Promises of Haute Cuisine’ award Le Cordon Bleu Madrid. Considered the most relevant national competition for young people in the sector, the event offers final-year culinary students from all over the country the opportunity to continue training as great professionals in one of the most prestigious schools in the world.
In this edition, the school once again highlights its commitment to Spanish gastronomy, in an event that once again seeks to contribute to young students continuing to train at the highest level. As stated Andrea Loureiro, director of the Award: «Our greatest privilege as a school is to have students committed to their training, respectful of the craft and with an honest passion for cooking. Every year, the Promesas de la haute cuisine Award gives us the opportunity to open the door to talent and support young people who are betting heavily on gastronomy.
This award is a national competition aimed at students under 25 years old who are currently completing their last year of cooking training at any center in the country and who stand out for their passion and vision of cooking. The competition offers them the opportunity to continue training at Le Cordon Bleu Madrid, through two scholarships awarded to the first two finishers, of 26,000 euros and 9,500 euros, respectively, to enhance their culinary skills. The organization will also reward the efforts of the centers with a financial aid of 1,500 euros for the center of the first place.
The call is open until next November 20. Until then, candidates will be able to submit their applications to participate, either through their training center or individually. In both cases, the documentation must be sent via email: [email protected].
From the total number of applications received from all over Spain, a maximum of 50 young people will be pre-selected, who will continue the competition, and who will be announced on November 28, chosen by criteria of vocation, leadership capacity, academic record, talent and good predisposition towards work. On February 21, 2024, the 10 finalists from among the 50 selected will be officially announced. These finalists will compete in a grand final held at the Le Cordon Bleu Madrid headquarters in April.