Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts Atlanta

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Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts Atlanta
TypePrivate, For Profit
Active2003–2017
PresidentDr. Glenn R. Mack
Address
1927 Lakeside Parkway
Tucker, GA 30084
,
Tucker
, ,
United States
WebsiteLe Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts Atlanta

Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts Atlanta was a 2-year private for-profit[1] college in Georgia. The college was owned by Career Education Corporation under a licensing agreement with Le Cordon Bleu in Paris. The branch campus was established in April 2003[2] and all US Cordon Bleu College locations closed in September 2017.[3][4]

Academics[edit]

There were four programs offered at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts Atlanta; both tracks focus on classical cooking methods, all facets of food preparation, and baking skills.

Associate

  • Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Arts
  • Le Cordon Bleu Pâtisserie and Baking

Certificate

  • Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Arts
  • Le Cordon Bleu Pâtisserie and Baking

Admissions[edit]

Requirements for admission in Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts - Atlanta were proof of high school graduation, application, and personal interview.

Campus[edit]

The school’s campus featured professional kitchens with industry-current equipment and an on-site restaurant. The college library also offered an assortment of books, periodicals, videos and computer labs for student use.

Accreditation[edit]

Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts Atlanta was accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).[5] Since it did not have regional accreditation, many regionally accredited schools are reluctant to accept its credits in transfer or recognize its degrees for entry into graduate programs.[6][7][8][9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Carnegie Foundation[dead link]
  2. ^ "Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts: 2015-2016 Catalog". Career Ed. Retrieved October 29, 2018.
  3. ^ Crawford, Amy (May 17, 2016). "What happened with Le Cordon Bleu, and what it says about culinary education in America". Boston Globe. Boston Globe. Retrieved May 10, 2017.
  4. ^ Davis, Janel (December 17, 2015). "Le Cordon Bleu culinary schools to close across the country". Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Retrieved October 29, 2018.
  5. ^ Accreditation, Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools website
  6. ^ Demanding Credit, Inside Higher Education website, dated Oct. 19, 2005 by Scott Jaschik
  7. ^ Tussling Over Transfer of Credit, Inside Higher Education website, February 26, 2007 by Doug Lederman
  8. ^ What is the Difference Between Regional and National Accreditation, Yahoo! Education website Archived 2008-01-19 at the Wayback Machine.
  9. ^ Types of Accreditation, Education USA website Archived 2007-09-23 at the Wayback Machine.