Robb Report special correspondent tells about the best cooking schools in France. Ecole Ritz Escoffier was founded by Auguste Escoffier – the legendary French chef, restaurateur and culinary writer. The school is based in the most famous hotel in Paris – Ritz Paris. On completing a 19-week professional course the best students are privileged to have a traineeship in the main kitchen of the hotel. Ecole Ritz Escoffier also offers express cooking classes and mixology courses under the guidance of Colin Field.