France-some of the most famous French chefs include Paul Bocuse, Roger Verge, and Alain Ducasse. Don’t forget about Julia Child’s pal Jacques Pepin either.
Regarded by many to be the world’s finest school of French cuisine, Le Cordon Bleu gives classes and teaches both professionals and amateurs alike. They have cooking schools in London as well other parts of the world. See www.cordonbleu.net
Le Gran Vefour Restaurant in Paris
Spain–Luis Irizar Zamora’s School of Cooking in San Sebastian specializes in the instruction of Basque Cuisine (which is regarded as the best in the country) with particular emphasis on tapas. Most courses are in Spanish only, however small groups can pre-arrange for English instruction His address is: Calle Mari . 5 Bajo (corner of Fermin Calbeton) 20003, San Sebastian Telephone: (+34) 943 431 540 Fax: (+34) 943 423 553 Contact: Virginia Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
England (London)– Leith’s School of Food and Wine is very well reputed and a definite standout. See www.leiths.com or www.bbc.co.uk/food/cookeryschool