Nathan Surrett v. Western Culinary Institute, Ltd.; Le Cordon Bleu North America, LLC.; and Career Education Corporation
Case No. 0803-03530
If you were a former student who enrolled at Le Cordon Bleu Portland on or after March 5, 2006, up to and including March 1, 2010, you may be affected by recent rulings in a class action lawsuit.
This website is to inform you that your legal rights may be affected by a settlement of the claims brought in this class action lawsuit in Multnomah County Circuit Court. The case is brought on behalf of certain former students of Western Culinary Institute, which was renamed Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Portland. The school will be referred to in this website as "Le Cordon Bleu Portland."
The purpose of this website is to advise you about a proposed settlement of this lawsuit (the “Settlement”) and how you are affected by the Settlement. The website will explain the steps you must take if you want to receive compensation from the Settlement, exclude yourself from the Settlement, or object to the Settlement. It provides important deadlines for doing so. This website also discusses how this Settlement affects any loans you have for attending Western Culinary Institute.