If you’re ready to dive into a wide range of experiential, enthusiast cooking classes, you can start now at Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts. Topics include everything from authentic Greek recipes and aromatic Indian cuisine to plant-based principles and savory Spanish tapas.

Each of the cooking classes at our Austin, Texas campus is guided by one of our talented Chef Instructors who can offer professional experience—helping you tap into your culinary curiosity.

Unlock your inner foodie and explore all of the class options available to you now!

ONLINE ENTHUSIAST CLASS

Barbecue Essentials - Texas-Style

BBQ Ribs
Class Modules
  • 1Basics of Live Fire Cooking
  • 2 Science of Live Fire Cooking
  • 3Preparation Process
  • 4Cooking Process

Explore the Art of Authentic Texas Barbecue

Dive into the heart of Texas barbecue with our comprehensive enthusiast online class! From understanding the fundamental techniques of live fire cooking to grasping its fascinating science, this class is tailored for both novices and seasoned grillers.

Explore the art of preparation and the mastery of cooking to recreate the rich, smoky flavors that are quintessential to Texas barbecue. Test your knowledge with our interactive quiz and proudly display your expertise with our exclusive achievement badge.

Whether you’re aspiring to be the next pitmaster or just looking to enhance your backyard BBQ, this online class can set you on the right track. Light up your grilling game, Texas-style!

Upcoming On-Campus Classes

All About Bread Part II

All About Bread Part II

Sun, March 3, 2024 | 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

6020-B, 6020 Dillard Circle, Austin, TX 78752

$89

Join our Escoffier Chef Instructor as this class will consist of shaping, proofing, baking, and eating breads.

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An Awesome Party: St. Patrick’s Day

An Awesome Party: St. Patrick’s Day

Sat, March 9, 2024 | 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

6020-B, 6020 Dillard Circle, Austin, TX 78752

$89

Join Escoffier's Chef Instructor as they teach traditional Irish recipes that are sure to be a hit at your next party.

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Mexican Street Food

Mexican Street Food

Sat, March 23, 2024 | 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

6020-B, 6020 Dillard Circle, Austin, TX 78752

$89

In this cooking class, Escoffier's Chef Instructor demonstrates tortilla making and the essentials of a good taco.

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Taste of Thailand

Taste of Thailand

Sat, March 30, 2024 | 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

6020-B, 6020 Dillard Circle, Austin, TX 78752

$89

Learn a few essential recipes of Thai cuisine as Escoffier’s Chef Instructor guides the way to making a lasting impression.

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Home Cook Cancellation and Refund Policy
Event registration fees are refundable through the Eventbrite platform prior to the date of the scheduled event. Event registration fees are non-refundable after the start of the event, and attendance may not be substituted at a future event. Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts (AESCA) reserves the right to cancel any event not meeting the minimum enrollment level and, in this case, will issue refunds to enrollees. AESCA also reserves the right to modify recipes based on product availability. While extremely rare, events may be canceled or re-scheduled due to issues outside of the control of the host (AESCA), such as inclement weather conditions, at which point participants will be contacted via the contact information provided at the time of enrollment. Dissatisfied participants may request a refund in writing not later than 14 days following the date of the event. Requests may be submitted by contacting the AESCA Business Office. Refund requests must provide a reasonable basis for dissatisfaction, are not guaranteed, and are issued at the sole discretion of AESCA.

Home Cook class offerings are avocational/enthusiast classes and are not accredited by the Council on Occupational Education, do not qualify students to receive Title IV financial aid, and do not earn credit towards any licensed and accredited programs at AESCA.

Austin Home Cook classes are not approved or regulated by the Texas Workforce Commission.

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