Africa Ambassador for Chambres des Métiers et de l’Artisanat du Finistère

Immersive Training Opportunities in France

I’ve recently been appointed African Ambassador for our

Chambre des Métiers (Chamber of Crafts & Trades) du Finistère, Quimper

I’m really honoured and obviously would like to share this incredible opportunity.



About CMA

Chambre de Métiers is a flagship in the Vocational and Training system offering an International Intensive Cooking Programme to chef’s/cooks to train in France for 12 months.

  • Mandatory 8 months practical and theoretical with 4 months internship in selected restaurants.  (Shorter periods on demand)
  • Final exam at CFA (formation) of CMA.

Note: Result is a certificate of attendance not a diploma

Welcome video CMA Boulangerie Quimper Finistère

CMA offer

Includes French cuisine, pastry, baking wine + food pairing, cheese, local specialities, techniques, safety, hygiene, conservation, organisation etc with

  • Excellent tutors + MOF chef visits
  • Fee is very interesting because
    a) CMA is promoting their facilities
    b) Finistère their region (2/3 more expensive in Paris which excludes lodging)
    c) I think this is a great opportunity to study here
  • Professional labs with State-of-the-art Equipment
  • Documents, programmes etc included
  • 12 students per group with individual work-stations / 1 class
  • Residence with single rooms with shower + Kitchen for International students
  • Cafeteria (payable)

Intake October 2018 (only 4 places remaining) October 2019 and October 2020

My aspirations

  • I would like to establish liaisons and set up a meeting to introduce myself
  • Confirm a date for Delegation visit from CMA (+ myself) to meet with you to explain this project and their aims.

Note:  CMA welcomes Delegates!

  • 2019 12 students / 1 complete class introduced by Enjoy France Tours
  • 2020 24 students / 2 complete classes introduced by Enjoy France Tours

Included Bonuses

  • A CMA representative available to travel to France with students for their first voyage / or meet students in Paris
  • Included is assistance with visa
  • Visits to local producers + manufactures
  • French lessons
  • 2 outings :  1 day Le Mont St Michel,  3 days Paris
  • I live 15 mins from school and am available for students and to organise family visits.
  • Quimper beautiful French town with population 63400

Success stories

  • Jordan Talbot studied pastry for 4 years at CFA. Now a Pastry Chef at world-famous Pâtisserie Cyril Lignac.
  • Maëlle Le Tallec studied cooking for 2 years CFA. Worked as a Chef in Le Mont Blanc Le Crans Hotel et Spa ***** in Switzerland is now opening her own restaurant.
  • At the end of their internship some first year students have been offered work in Michelin-star restaurants.

 Voilà!   I offer you this successful recipe to make your dream come true!Visa for your French dream

 Interested?  Like to view our presentation?    Contact me!



Contact   Michèle Clark Nickler  –  Douarnenez 29100 – FRANCE

M: + 33 (0) 698 190 855     O:  +33 (0) 981 393 410