February 16, 2015

Escoffier School Announces Partnership with Boulder International Film Festival

Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts Announces Partnership with

Boulder International Film Festival

School is Proud to Support International Event in Boulder

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BOULDER, Colo (February 13, 2015) – The Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts located at 637 South Broadway in Boulder is excited to be affiliated with the Boulder International Film Festival as a Bronze Sponsor.

The sponsorship kicks off with the ‘Rendezvous En Rouge’ event on February 14. This spectacular event filled with live music, food and a movie takes place at eTown Hall located at 1535 Spruce Street from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Prior to watching the featured romance movie, “5 to 7”, guests will enjoy small plates created by Executive Chef, Graham Mitchell of the Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts, Boulder. Chef Mitchells’ featured menu includes:

Passed:

Shrimp Provençale on Baguette

Gougères

Quiche Lorraine

Duck Confit

house made whole grain mustard, walnut honey, kumquat confiture

baguette toast points

Cold:

Crudités

white balsamic vinaigrette and fines herbs crème fraîche

Hot:

Beef Bourguignon

White Bean and Garlic Sausage Cassoulet

Ratatouille

“We are excited to support this international cultural event that brings movie fans from around the globe to Boulder. It is with great pleasure that our talented team will provide food for attendees to enjoy,” said Kirk T. Bachmann, Campus President of the Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts.

To learn more about the Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts, visit Escoffier.edu, call 877-249-0305 or follow us on facebook at www.facebook.com/escoffierschool.

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About the Auguste Escoffier Schools of Culinary Arts

The Auguste Escoffier Schools of Culinary Arts offer professional culinary arts programs based on the methods, principles and systems of Auguste Escoffier, the international culinary icon and the source of modern cooking. Students have the opportunity to learn history and context directly from the Escoffier family, and expert chef instructors.

The Schools’ Culinary Arts and Pastry Arts certificate programs offer rigorous industry skills training, the Farm To Table ® Experience as well as, grounding in the standards of professionalism and excellence sought by employers. Campuses are located in Boulder, Colorado and Austin, Texas.

In addition to ground campuses, the Escoffier Online Culinary Academy is the first-ever online culinary school, offering professional culinary training for aspiring chefs and food enthusiasts alike. Modeled after the most prestigious culinary institutes in the world and inspired by the world-renowned Escoffier name, Escoffier Online offers a comprehensive curriculum of cooking techniques and fundamentals.

About Boulder International Film Festival

The Boulder International Film Festival brings films and filmmakers from around the world to Boulder for a four-day celebration of the art of cinema.  The Festival attracts more than 25,000 film enthusiasts, media and industry each year and will take place from March 5-8, 2015.  For tickets and more information http://www.biff1.com

Media Contact:

Laura Nepveux, Patrick Henry Creative Promotions, Inc.

713-594-6404, [email protected]

School Contact:

Kirk T. Bachmann, Campus President, Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts

720-457-9612, [email protected]