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Meryl Streep and Nora Ephron were recently presented with honorary diplomas from the famed Le Cordon Bleu cooking school in Paris, France. Streep was honored for her outstanding interpretation of the legendary Julia Child and Nora Ephron for the film adaptation of the book Julie & Julia. The ceremony took place at the United States Embassy in Paris during an advance screening of the film hosted by US Ambassador Charles Rivkin; newly appointed to France by President Obama. Mr Andre Cointreau, president of Le Cordon Bleu International presented Ms. Ephron and Ms. Streep with the distinctions. Visit Le Cordon Bleu at at www.cordonbleu.edu/julieandjulia for inspiring recipes and the latest Le Cordon Bleu events and classes worldwide.
In 1895 the weekly magazine La Cuisinière Cordon Bleu published by the journalist Marthe Distel. Over the next seventy years, it became the basis and reference for what is now perhaps one of the largest recipe collections in the world. Following the success of the publication, Le Cordon Bleu opened its doors as a culinary school in Paris on January 14, 1896.
Le Cordon Bleu International has a presence in 15 countries with 35 schools, training more than 20,000 students of over 70 nationalities every year. Le Cordon Bleu has become one of the leading groups dedicated to culinary and . Developments in the curriculum of Le Cordon Bleu have led to the establishment of Bachelor and in hospitality management in cooperation with international universities. Le Cordon Bleu has a tradition of excellence in the world of gastronomy and is committed to furthering the appreciation of gastronomy and the French art of living.