Sun, Snow, Escoffier. What more does Boulder need?
Picture yourself attending culinary school in Boulder, Colorado, one of America's most beautiful, small cities. Boulder is home to a lively restaurant scene, unbeatable weather, endless outdoor opportunities and a burgeoning natural food industry. These special attributes make Escoffier School of Culinary Arts a great place to begin your culinary education.
Nestled against the foothills of the magnificent Rocky Mountains, Boulder is a vibrant community of 100,000 people. With 30,000 acres of beautiful mountain parks and trails, Boulder offers a surprisingly mild 4-season climate and over 300 days of sunshine a year.
The 40-week Culinary Arts Program is a comprehensive curriculum that takes a purposeful approach to developing culinary skills by teaching a technique based production in a team format.
We are proud to partner with a variety of Austin and Boulder’s best local farmers, ranchers and artisans. Our current curriculum for the 9-month Culinary Arts program for both campuses includes the three-week Farm To Table® Experience. The purpose of the Farm To Table® Experience is to provide students with hands-on direct learning and assure that students will be exposed to in-depth knowledge of where food comes from, the advantages of buying local, various farming and production methods, and how to continue to make the best sustainable and ethical ingredient choices throughout their culinary careers.
Pastry Arts is effective route to building your pastry and baking skills. Our programs cover essential baking and pastry techniques and methods, from classic French pâtisserie and confections, to plating restaurant style desserts.
At Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts Boulder, our recreational cooking classes explore a wide range of techniques and topics. Study Indian cuisinse one day and cheese-making the next. Learn new skills such as flambéing, sautéing, braising and utilizing local, seasonal products. Explore your favorite styles of cooking and baking or take an adventure and try a new cuisine or cooking techniques class.