The Home Cook classes at Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts can offer a dynamic collection of hands-on, technique-focused cooking classes for enthusiast cooks. Topics cover everything from French regional favorites to creative courses in cooking, baking, cake decorating, and more.

Each of the cooking classes at our Boulder, Colorado campus is led by our very own professional Chef Instructor. Whether you’re new to the kitchen or an accomplished home cook, we have a class for you!

Upcoming Home Cook Classes

Plant-Based Fresh Pasta and Stuffed Pasta

Plant-Based Fresh Pasta and Stuffed Pasta

Tue, May 21, 2024 | 4:45 PM – 8:00 PM

Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts, 637 S Broadway St, Suite H, Boulder, CO 80305

$75

Chef Dallas demonstrates how to make excellent pasta recipes from scratch.

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Sushi and Miso Soup

Sushi and Miso Soup

Wed, May 22, 2024 | 4:45 PM – 8:00 PM

Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts, 637 S Broadway St, Suite H, Boulder, CO 80305

$75

Explore how to prepare and roll sushi and review many other fundamentals of a Japanese-themed meal!

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Flavors of Persia

Flavors of Persia

Wed, May 29, 2024 | 4:45 PM – 8:00 PM

August Escoffier School of Culinary Arts, 637 S Broadway St, Suite H, Boulder, CO 80305

$75

Explore the complex flavors and techniques of Persian cuisine!

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Upscale Date Night Dinner

Upscale Date Night Dinner

Fri, May 31, 2024 | 4:45 PM – 8:00 PM

Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts, 637 S Broadway St, Suite H, Boulder, CO 80305

$75

Indulge your special someone with this decadent meal!

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Mexican: Mole

Mexican: Mole

Sat, June 1, 2024 | 10:45 AM – 2:00 PM

Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts, 637 S Broadway St, Suite H, Boulder, CO 80305

$75

Mole is a crown jewel of Mexican Cuisine, come take a journey through the process!

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Taste of Morocco

Taste of Morocco

Tue, June 4, 2024 | 4:45 PM – 8:00 PM

Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts, 637 S Broadway St, Suite H, Boulder, CO 80305

$75

A powerhouse of flavor, come explore the techniques that create them!

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Flavors of Burma

Flavors of Burma

Wed, June 5, 2024 | 4:45 PM – 8:00 PM

Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts, 637 S Broadway St, Suite H, Boulder, CO 80305

$75

Chef Dallas brings you on a rare adventure exploring this less talked about but fantastic cuisine.

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Home Cook Series: All About Bread Part 1 and 2

Home Cook Series: All About Bread Part 1 and 2

Fri, June 7, 2024 | 4:45 PM – 2:00 PM

Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts, 637 S Broadway St, Suite H, Boulder, CO 80305

$130

Join Chef Dallas Houle, and explore how to make and bake an abundance of different types of bread in a two-day series.

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Plant-Based Tacos

Plant-Based Tacos

Tue, June 11, 2024 | 4:45 PM – 8:00 PM

Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts, 637 S Broadway St, Suite H, Boulder, CO 80305

$75

Chef Dallas demonstrates tortilla making & explores the essentials of a good taco! Discover some keys to an excellent vegetarian taco night!

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Cuisine of the Philippines

Cuisine of the Philippines

Wed, June 12, 2024 | 4:45 PM – 8:00 PM

Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts, 637 S Broadway St, Suite H, Boulder, CO 80305

$75

In this cooking class we will delve into the flavors of the philippines!

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Taste of Thailand

Taste of Thailand

Fri, June 14, 2024 | 4:45 PM – 8:00 PM

Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts, 637 S Broadway St, Suite H, Boulder, CO 80305

$75

Join Chef Dallas to explore how to make essential Thai cuisine, including tom kha gai, mango sticky rice, pad thai and more!

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Farm to Table: Vegetable Cooking Techniques at the Farmers Market

Farm to Table: Vegetable Cooking Techniques at the Farmers Market

Sat, June 15, 2024 | 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Boulder Farmers Market, 13th St, Boulder, CO 80302

$75

Chef Dallas takes you on a trip to the farmers market, followed by a veggie-forward cooking class!

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Home Cook Series: Baking with Whole Grains

Home Cook Series: Baking with Whole Grains

Fri, June 21, 2024 | 4:45 PM – 2:00 PM

Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts, 637 S Broadway St, Suite H, Boulder, CO 80305

$130

Join Chef Dallas Houle, and explore making breads using whole grains!

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Summertime Cookout

Summertime Cookout

Tue, June 25, 2024 | 4:45 PM – 8:00 PM

Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts, 637 S Broadway St, Suite H, Boulder, CO 80305

$75

Learn and practice a few tricks and tips to add to your next cook out!

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Fresh Pasta: Fettuccini in Puttanesca

Fresh Pasta: Fettuccini in Puttanesca

Wed, June 26, 2024 | 4:45 PM – 8:00 PM

Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts, 637 S Broadway St, Suite H, Boulder, CO 80305

$75

Work with Chef Dallas to form pasta from scratch! Served in a deliciously simple sauce.

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Flavors of Persia

Flavors of Persia

Fri, June 28, 2024 | 4:45 PM – 8:00 PM

August Escoffier School of Culinary Arts, 637 S Broadway St, Suite H, Boulder, CO 80305

$75

Explore the complex flavors and techniques of Persian cuisine!

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Asian Dumplings (Plant Based!)

Asian Dumplings (Plant Based!)

Sat, June 29, 2024 | 10:45 AM – 2:00 PM

Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts, 637 S Broadway St, Suite H, Boulder, CO 80305

$75

Learn how to form these most tasty of bites with expert instruction!

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Spanish Tapas

Spanish Tapas

Tue, July 2, 2024 | 4:45 PM – 8:00 PM

Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts, 637 S Broadway St, Suite H, Boulder, CO 80305

$75

Join Escoffier Home Cook Chef Dallas Houle in making Tapas, a Spanish-style party food full of a variety of explosive flavors!

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Chinese Favorites

Chinese Favorites

Wed, July 3, 2024 | 4:45 PM – 8:00 PM

Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts, 637 S Broadway St, Suite H, Boulder, CO 80305

$75

Chef Dallas demonstrates some of his favorite, and essential Chinese dishes.

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Foods of Greece

Foods of Greece

Fri, July 5, 2024 | 4:45 PM – 8:00 PM

Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts, 637 S Broadway St, Suite H, Boulder, CO 80305

$75

Join Chef Dallas to get an inside look at how to prepare authentic and delicious Greek recipes!

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French Techniques Series 2  (4 class series)

French Techniques Series 2 (4 class series)

Tue, July 9, 2024 | 4:45 PM – 8:00 PM

Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts, 637 S Broadway St, Suite H, Boulder, CO 80305

$300

Discover a range of techniques and flavors that compose the French Cuisine in this multi-class series!

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Home Cook Series: All About Bread Part 1 and 2

Home Cook Series: All About Bread Part 1 and 2

Fri, July 12, 2024 | 4:45 PM – 2:00 PM

Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts, 637 S Broadway St, Suite H, Boulder, CO 80305

$130

Join Chef Dallas Houle, and explore how to make and bake an abundance of different types of bread in a two-day series.

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Plant Based Cuisine-Celebrate Mushrooms!

Plant Based Cuisine-Celebrate Mushrooms!

Fri, July 19, 2024 | 4:45 PM – 8:00 PM

Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts, 637 S Broadway St, Suite H, Boulder, CO 80305

$75

Chef Dallas Houle shares some of his favorite ways to prepare mushrooms! Included are oyster mushrooms, king trumpets, and portobello.

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French Desserts and Pastry

French Desserts and Pastry

Sat, July 20, 2024 | 10:45 AM – 2:00 PM

Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts, 637 S Broadway St, Suite H, Boulder, CO 80305

$75

Engage your sweet tooth with this hands-on and informative class!

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Sushi and Miso Soup

Sushi and Miso Soup

Tue, July 23, 2024 | 4:45 PM – 8:00 PM

Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts, 637 S Broadway St, Suite H, Boulder, CO 80305

$75

Explore how to prepare and roll sushi and review many other fundamentals of a Japanese-themed meal!

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Upscale Date Night Dinner

Upscale Date Night Dinner

Fri, July 26, 2024 | 4:45 PM – 8:00 PM

Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts, 637 S Broadway St, Suite H, Boulder, CO 80305

$75

Indulge your special someone with this decadent meal!

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Farm to Table: Vegetable Cooking Techniques at the Farmers Market

Farm to Table: Vegetable Cooking Techniques at the Farmers Market

Sat, July 27, 2024 | 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Boulder Farmers Market, 13th St, Boulder, CO 80302

$75

Chef Dallas takes you on a trip to the farmers market, followed by a veggie-forward cooking class!

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Plant-Based Fresh Pasta and Stuffed Pasta

Plant-Based Fresh Pasta and Stuffed Pasta

Tue, July 30, 2024 | 4:45 PM – 8:00 PM

Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts, 637 S Broadway St, Suite H, Boulder, CO 80305

$75

Chef Dallas demonstrates how to make excellent pasta recipes from scratch.

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Dallas Houle Boulder Home Cook Chef Instructor

Meet Your Chef Instructor

Chef Dallas Houle

Chef Dallas Houle joins Escoffier as the Boulder Campus Home Cook Chef Instructor. Chef Dallas has over 20 years of experience in the culinary industry as a chef instructor, sous chef, executive chef, and culinary director. His education at Florida Culinary Institute helped ready him for positions around the country, but focusing around his home in Boulder, CO. His past experience spans roles in food truck fair to fine dining restaurants, farm-to-table experiences, and upscale vegetarian cuisine. At Escoffier, Chef Dallas leads the enthusiast cooking classes at our Boulder campus.

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