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All good things come to an end! Friday, August 3rd , marked a milestone for our students! After months of hard-work, it was finally time for our 106th Class to graduate. The beautiful ceremony took place at the Crowne Plaza Brookhollow Hotel and was filled with inspiring speeches. The new chefs and their families came…(Read More)

July 23, 2018   Daniela Mocofan not only graduated twice from Culinary Institute Lenotre, she was also recently accepted as a member of the highly respected Les Dames d’Escoffier International! Congratulations Daniela! We are very proud to have been a part of your culinary journey! First Name/Last   Daniela Mocofan Hometown   Bucharest Current City…(Read More)

July 16, 2018   Last week at CIL, 14 little chefs took a culinary trip around the world. Each day, the kids could discover a new region and its delights. On the menu: Crepes for the French Day, Coconut and Banana recipes a Costa Rican Day and Pasta for the Italian Day. Classes were led…(Read More)

In Louisiana, eating is a way of life, and our students Jasmine Eggestein, Rebecca Heslep and Siva Dorairajan were able to taste the food from some of the state’s premier kitchens during our annual trip to New Orleans. From June 4 to 9, along with our Academic Affairs Coordinator, Roberto Hernandez, our students were…(Read More)

June 25, 2018   It is with great sadness that we learned the passing of Mrs. Colette Lenôtre, first wife of the famous Pastry Chef Gaston Lenôtre and mother of our founder, Alain Lenôtre. With her husband, they bought their first bakery in Paris 16th in 1957, that will set the beginning…(Read More)

June 8, 2018 “Travel changes you. As you move through this life and this world you change things slightly, you leave marks behind, however small. And in return, life—and travel—leaves marks on you.” Anthony Bourdain definitely left his mark on our world. One of the greatest chefs and storyteller has inspired an entire…(Read More)