Le Cordon Bleu, GD Goenka University Appoints Globally Acclaimed Chef Thierry Le Baut As Academic Director

Le Cordon Bleu, GD Goenka University Appoints Globally Acclaimed Chef Thierry Le Baut As Academic Director

Le Cordon Bleu

New Delhi, 24th April 2024: Le Cordon Bleu, the globally renowned network of hospitality and culinary schools, is delighted to announce the appointment of Chef Thierry Le Baut as the Academic Director at its GD Goenka University campus.

Chef Le Baut is a celebrated culinary maestro with a global reputation in hospitality, culinary arts, and pastry arts. As a veteran, he has led the kitchens of Michelin-starred establishments and spearheaded the Le Cordon Bleu Manila and Ottawa campuses as Executive Director, earning him international acclaim.

As the new Academic Director at Le Cordon Bleu Gurugram, Chef Le Baut brings a wealth of experience and a passion for excellence that will elevate the learning experience to new heights. He is committed to nurturing students’ academic journey, fostering creativity, and instilling the highest standards of culinary and hospitality artistry.

Under the expert guidance of Chef Le Baut, students will embark on a remarkable journey encompassing all elements of the culinary and hospitality world. Furthermore, his international experience will broaden the horizons of the students at the campus as he will be instrumental in creating pathways for exchange programs with over 35 LCB campuses worldwide.

”I am delighted be a part of Le Cordon Bleu, Gurugram as the Academic Director. With a comprehensive global experience and a strong commitment to excellence, I am excited to lead the next generation of culinary and hospitality professionals towards unparalleled success. The Indian hospitality industry has immense potential, and I firmly believe that our students will play a pivotal role in shaping its future,” said Chef Thierry Le Baut.

”Chef Thierry Le Baut’s expertise and global experience will undoubtedly empower students to excel in the dynamic world of culinary arts and hospitality. We look forward to witnessing the transformative impact of his leadership on our campus,” said Ms Kim Menezes, Vice Chancellor, GD Goenka University.

Le Cordon Bleu, GD Goenka University, is elated to welcome Chef Le Baut and is confident that his appointment as Academic Director will further strengthen the curriculum and enrich the learning of students.