Gastronomicom-French and Culinary Academy / Chef & Wine

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France: B├ęziers, Cap-d'Agde,Le and 2 other cities


The Gastronomicom Institute offers eight different extensive programs in French language and culinary arts. Each program includes an equal amount of French lessons and culinary classes, each specific to the type of cooking. Programs include cooking, pastry and beverage. Among those programs is the option to accept an internship with a luxury hotel and restaurant in France for four months that will be provided by the school. At the end of each program, students will receive a certificate or diploma if they are completing their internship. The institute offers one month to two year programs and is especially beneficial for students studying hospitality management, French, tourism management, or culinary arts.


1. Each program provides a French professional language certificate and French cooking, pastry and beverage certificates or diplomas.

2. Balanced French, cooking, and cultural lessons

3. Twelve week programs provide free weekends with accommodated travel in France for one week

4. Training programs include internships provided by the school

5. All majors welcome to apply, but beneficial for culinary and hospitality management students

Program Duration

2-4 Week, 3-6 Month, 7-12 Month, Multiple Year


Fall, Spring, Winter, Trimester


Please inquire for specific dates.

Degree Level

Bachelors Degree (Undergraduate)


- Good level of English (550 TOEFL) some knowledge of hospitality industry and specially food and beverage
- Minimum 18 years old

Intern Types

  • Culinary Arts / Cooking
  • Hotel/Restaurant/Hospitality


  • French
  • English

Languages Used as a Medium of Teaching

  • English
  • French

Subject Areas

  • Culinary Arts
  • Food Science And Nutrition
  • French
  • Intensive Language
  • Internship Programs

Cost in US$:

Please contact us for more info.

Program Fees Include:

All the courses + lodging + food demonstrations + medical check up and transportation at the arrival from the airport (beziers) or the railway station (agde) + internship 4 months in France.

Credit Available



440 Euros

Experience Required


Volunteer Types

  • Academic Reinforcement
  • Adult Education
  • Business
  • Cooking
  • Food
  • Professional Services
  • Teaching

Typical Volunteer

Any kind of person with a good level of English (550 TOEFL) and some knowledge about hospitality industry and specially food and beverage.

Age Range

from 18 to 60 years old

Participants Travel

Independently or in Groups

Typically Participants Work


Application Process Involves

  • Other
  • Written Application

Post Services Include

  • Exit Debriefing Abroad
  • Job and Internship Network