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Culinary Arts

A hands-on program focused on farm-to-table philosophy
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Pastry Arts

A hands-on program focused on classic & modern techniques
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Online Program

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Take the Fast Route to a Hot Career at the Escoffier School of Culinary Arts

Study at an accredited culinary school in Austin or Boulder with a farm-to-table focus

We prepare our students for satisfying careers in fast-paced, hands-on programs with one-on-one instruction from industry-experienced chef educators in a small class setting. We proudly offer a curriculum consistent with Auguste Escoffier's teachings and standards of excellence. If you’re interested in getting a high-level education in cooking or baking, get to know our culinary schools in Boulder and Austin today!

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Alumni Successes

"Culinary school taught me to be in touch with the classic dishes from around the world."

"Most of all, it was a concentration on technique. Also, it provided the opportunity to work in a team environment with a bunch of other chefs to put together a meal."

"That is what Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts is: prep, put it together, cook, clean, and then you go home. And that is the way a restaurant is. I’ve worked with a lot of people from other schools, and they don’t have as much hands-on experience. And they are always running around to catch up."

— Jeffrey Lammer, Culinary Arts Graduate, Kitchen Manager, Root Down Restaurant
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Jeffrey Lammer

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"Culinary school taught me to be in touch with the classic dishes from around the world. Most of all, it was a concentration on technique. Also, it provided the opportunity to work in a team environment with a bunch of other chefs to put together a meal.

That is what Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts is: prep, put it together, cook, clean, and then you go home. And that is the way a restaurant is. I’ve worked with a lot of people from other schools, and they don’t have as much hands-on experience. And they are always running around to catch up."

— Jeffrey Lammer, Culinary Arts Graduate, Kitchen Manager, Root Down Restaurant

Why Choose Escoffier

  • Small class size
  • Affordable education with many financing options
  • Lifetime job placement assistance
  • Entrepreneurship classes
  • Nationally accredited

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Campus Locations

Study in hip Austin, Texas, or beautiful Boulder, Colorado. We highly recommend a personalized tour of our campuses – in person or virtually. Spend a day or evening with our Culinary Arts or Pastry Arts class to find out what it’s like to be a student at our school!

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News & Events

  • Announcing Chef Charles Carroll As The Boulder Campus’ Keynote Graduation Speaker
    Announcing Chef Charles Carroll As The Boulder Campus’ Keynote Graduation Speaker

    The Boulder Campus is excited to announce the keynote speaker for the May 15th graduation, Chef Charles Carroll. Chef Charles is a distinguished member of America’s culinary arts industry: working as a chef, an award winning author and motivational speaker. We’re honored to have him join our school in celebrating our newest group of graduates as they go out and pursue their passions for the culinary and pastry arts. Read More