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Summer Gastronomy & Tourism program (2 weeks)

CEFAM French-American Business School
2 weeks
Part time
Summer / Short course

Program description

Summer Gastronomy & Tourism program (2 weeks)

Come discover Lyon, the capital of French gastronomy! Lyon’s fine cuisine is an integral part of the local way of life. The city offers a choice between the popular charm of its famous "bouchon" bistros, the refined elegance of its two-and-three-star gourmet restaurants, and the warm lively atmosphere of its open-air-market.

Conferences, visits and cultural activities in Lyon will teach you everything you ever wanted to know about French Cuisine!

Field trips to Provence, Savoie and Burgundy, a renowned wine-making area, will be organized to make you discover the charming regions surrounding Lyon.

Program content

5 conférences (2 hours each):

  • Lyon, the city of Gastronomy
  • Food: a commodity taken for granted
  • How food has played a key role in linking the countryside with the city
  • Celebrity chiefs
  • Food trends through ages


  • Orientation
  • Welcome dinner
  • The secrets of Gastronomy
  • Les Halles Paul Bocuse (inside market also known as Lyon’s belly)
  • Farmer’s market followed by a cooking class with products from the market
  • A chocolate factory – Valhrona
  • A  farm and cheese tasting in Ardèche
  • A Vineyard
  • Cité internationale de la gastronomie

Field Trips

Provence (2 days)

Tour in the lavender fields, the lavender museum, visit of Notre dame de la garde in Marseille and “ les calanques de Marseille”

Beaune, Burgundy (1 day)

Visit of a Mustard factory, lunch in a typical restaurant from Burgundy, les hospices de Beaune and wine tasting

Annecy, Savoie (1 day)

Visit of Annecy’s historic center, lunch in a typical restaurant from Savoie, cruise on Annecy’s lake, visit of a medieval

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Earn a Dual Degree with CEFAM

CEFAM is a Franco-American Business School that works in partnership with several AACSB accredited American universities. Some of the universities that CEFAM works with include: Northeastern University in Boston, MA Pace University in New York, NY Temple University in Philadelphia,...

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CEFAM French-American Business School

47 rue Sergent Michel Berthet
69009 Lyon

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