Le Cordon Bleu London is to award a free scholarship for its prestigious course, Le Grand Diplôme, from its new international flagship school of culinary arts in London.One 16- to 19-year-old student will be awarded the scholarship to start in 2012, worth more than £30,000, which includes courses in Basic, Intermediate and Superior Pâtisserie. The nine-month scholarship includes courses covering Basic, Intermediate and Superior Cuisine. Le Cordon Bleu London will also provide the student with accommodation in central London.In addition to the launch of the new scholarship, Le Cordon Bleu London will be travelling the length and breadth of the UK this autumn to offer students in colleges and schools the opportunity to attend a masterclass led by two of its top teaching chefs from Pâtisserie and Cuisine. For the chance to be considered for the scholarship, applicants must post a short video clip on the Le Cordon Bleu UK Scholarship Award website, of no longer than one-and-a-half minutes, showing what they know about the Le Cordon Bleu and what inspires them. The winner will be chosen based on their passion and determination. Previous culinary experience is not a necessity.
Inside 61 Gillian St, Norman Park.The architecturally designed home is set over three levels on a 1,087sq m waterfront block. Mr Ward said the home had to feel open and spacious to allow for light and ventilation. “We wanted total natural light from sun-up to sundown,” he said. More from newsCrowd expected as mega estate goes under the hammer7 Aug 2020Hard work, resourcefulness and $17k bring old Ipswich home back to life20 Apr 2020The master suite at 61 Gillian St, Norman Park.“And full access to the children – that’s why there’s such a big void throughout the levels of the home. Inside 61 Gillian St, Norman Park.Other features include the in-ground swimming pool and poolside deck, media room, gym room, wine cellar and private jetty and pontoon. 61 Gillian St, Norman ParkDesigned with uncompromising quality, 61 Gillian St, Norman Park is a luxurious inner-city home. A bird’s eye view of 61 Gillian St, Norman Park.“We wanted to have constant contact with them, no matter where they were in the house.”The impressive home has five bedrooms, including a master suite with walk-in wardrobe and ensuite, four bathrooms and two-car garage, indoor kitchen plus an additional outdoor kitchen for entertaining. The home at 61 Gillian St, Norman Park.Mr Ward said the family had enjoyed making use of the property’s waterfront position.“It’s so handy having water access,” Mr Ward said.“Our boys ride their tinnies to and from school. The home at 61 Gillian St, Norman Park.Owners Austin and Angela Ward said it was the size and position of the land that prompted them to buy the former Fleming Boat Building Yard 13 years ago, and build their dream home. Direct water access from 61 Gillian St, Norman Park.“We also have a house over on Moreton Island, and we just jump on the boat from our backyard and off we go.”Mr Ward said his favourite part of the house was the rear deck overlooking the water.“We’re surrounded by mangroves, so the home is very private and peaceful. “It feels like your own resort, like you’re somewhere remote.“It’s like an inner-city getaway.”