Student Wins Settlement Against Cooking School, Thought She Would Earn $75k To Start
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Various culinary schools have been under fire for the last several years amidst bitter graduates who claim, among other things, that the schools promised them bogus job claims and the fortune to match it. Instead, like most college students, the future cooks of America found themselves in debt, at the mercy of a tough job market, not running a four-star restaurant, and not famous.
This week, one former student won a settlement in a lawsuit against Le Cordon Bleu’s Southern California outpost. The class action fraud lawsuit was filed several years ago, but this is the first out-of-court settlement. LA Weekly reports:
According to Michael Louis Kelly, a senior partner at Kirtland & Packard LLP, the firm that’s representing the students,. . .