Gone are the days of having to put your life on hold to pursue advanced learning in the field of your dreams.

Our online programs offer an affordable and effective option for culinary and pastry arts education through a 100% online curriculum, industry externship and condensed time frame. It’s the online culinary school you’ve been searching for. The online culinary classes we created for our programs mirror the hands-on and technique-based training received at our residential campuses — just in a more convenient package for your online diploma. Offered through the Boulder campus, the diploma programs in Culinary Arts and Operations and Professional Pastry Arts provide a realistic alternative to more traditional, on-site education.

Online Programs

1.6 million new restaurant jobs created by 2027

21 Best Culinary Schools in America (FSR Magazine 2017)

5,603 restaurants we currently have students & graduates working across U.S.







Graham Mitchell


Chef Graham Mitchell attended the University of Mississippi, followed by Johnson and Wales University in Charleston, SC, graduating with a degree in Culinary Arts/Summa Cum Laude.

Moved to Scottsdale, Arizona, where he served as Chef de Partie at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess. In 2000, Chef Graham ascended to the Sous Chef position at Medizona in Scottsdale, which was named one of the top 22 new restaurants in the country by John Mariani in Esquire magazine.

Worked for Food and Wine Top Chef James McDevitt at Restaurant Hapa, ultimately working his way up to Executive Chef. As Executive Chef, Chef Graham opened McDevitt’s venture, Soma, in Scottsdale and then accompanied McDevit to open Restaurant Budo in Napa, California, as Executive Sous Chef.

Began his career in education at The Texas Culinary Academy in 2005, where he taught culinary technique classes. In 2011, Graham made the decision to return to his calling as a Chef at the Blue Star Cafeteria in Austin, TX. During his tenure there, he oversaw all operations of the restaurant; both front and back of the House.

Since 2012, Chef Graham has been an integral part of the operations of the Boulder Campus of Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts as Executive Chef and Lead Academic Officer.

If you’re interested in our culinary and pastry arts programs, the best way to learn is to see them for yourself.

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