Escoffier Boulder

Sun, Snow, Esco​ffier. 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.

Boulder Escoffier Programs

Culinary Arts

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.

Farm To Table® Experience

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.

Baking and Pastry

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.

Home Cook Classes

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.

Come Visit Us

Escoffier boulder

637 S. Broadway, Suite H
Boulder, CO 80305

Student Testimonials

  • “My Chef Instructor was tough and set a great standard of excellence, but was also very compassionate and allowed us to make mistakes. The instructors were precise, accurate, and a great team with fantastic instruction. I couldn’t wait to go to school every day.”

    Monica Coles, Graduate
  • “I would certainly recommend this course to someone interested in a career in pastry arts. This class improved my skill set and gave me a foundation to build from.”

    Rachelle Richmond, Graduate
  • “Culinary Arts was an intense course with great instruction and tons of hands-on kitchen time. My career is now flourishing. Thanks to culinary school!”

    Stew Moore, Graduate
  • “My culinary program was exactly what I was looking for. It is the perfect schedule, duration, and curriculum. I have no doubt that attending culinary school has been one of the great decisions of my life. The ongoing support and opportunities I get from all of you is priceless!”

    Adriana Perez, Graduate