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How Long Does it Take to Get an Online Culinary Arts Degree?

Discover the online culinary arts timeline that can help you advance your culinary career from the comfort of your home.

July 12, 2024
Recipes & Techniques 14 min read

How to Adapt Recipes for Dietary Restrictions

Uncover the art of adapting recipes for dietary restrictions and food allergies, substituting ingredients to create delicious & inclusive meals.

July 11, 2024
Culinary Arts 12 min read

What Is Sous Vide? A Beginner’s Guide to Precision Cooking

Discover sous vide, the niche culinary technique that can help you cook succulent dishes like the professionals!

July 10, 2024
Food Entrepreneurship 20 min read

Restaurant Franchising: A Brief Guide and Opportunities

Thinking about buying a franchise? Turning your restaurant into a franchise powerhouse? Our guide can get you started.

July 5, 2024

What’s an Online Culinary School Success Coach and Why Do You Need One?

If you run into challenges during culinary school, a dedicated Success Coach can help support you.

July 1, 2024
Recipes & Techniques 9 min read

How to Carve a Chicken Like a Professional Chef

Discover how to carve a chicken the way a professional would, allowing you to maximize flavor, minimize waste, and create a stunning presentation.

June 26, 2024
Baking & Pastry Arts 11 min read

What Is Fondant? Uses, Types, & Flavor Guide

Take your cakes to the next level by learning all about fondant, the ultimate confectionary canvas.

June 25, 2024
Culinary Arts 7 min read

How Chef Auguste Escoffier’s Legacy of Innovation and Training Chefs Worldwide Lives On

Is Auguste Escoffier still relevant? Discover the impact the late chef continues to have on the restaurant and food industry more than a century later.

June 24, 2024
Recipes & Techniques 11 min read

What Is Paprika? A Guide to Its Types, Benefits, and Cooking Tips

Paprika is a versatile spice that can level up any dish. Discover the ins and outs of using it in this guide.

June 20, 2024
Value of Culinary Education 20 min read

The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Culinary School

Find out the essential criteria to help you evaluate and choose the right culinary school for you.

June 17, 2024
Hospitality Careers 13 min read

15 Careers in Hospitality Management You Can Pursue

Explore the wide variety of careers available in Hospitality Management.

June 14, 2024
Value of Culinary Education 12 min read

How Much Education Might You Need to Become a Chef?

Do you need professional training as a chef to succeed? Explore the value of chef education and if it may be right for you.

June 6, 2024
Recipes & Techniques 11 min read

Beef Carving 101: How to Cut Corned Beef, Roast, and More

Discover the art of beef carving! Learn to prepare and cut corned beef, tenderloin, and prime rib with expert tips in this comprehensive guide.

May 28, 2024
World of Food & Drink 21 min read

Fine Dining Etiquette: A Guide to Rules and Best Practices

Curious to learn more about fine dining etiquette? From basic manners to fine wine selection, discover the special rules and expectations of high-end restaurants!

May 24, 2024
Boulder Student Life 9 min read

7 Restaurants in Boulder Every Culinary Student Should Visit

Indulge in Boulder's finest dining against a backdrop of Rocky Mountain vistas. Discover the don’t-miss restaurants to inspire your culinary creativity.

May 23, 2024
Hospitality Careers 16 min read

How to Get a Job in the Hospitality Industry

Looking for jobs in hospitality? Our guide breaks down what you may need and how you might land a position.

May 22, 2024
Hospitality Careers 14 min read

How You Can Become a Hotel Manager

Get the steps you may need to become a hotel manager, from education to experience to certifications. Discover the types of hotels and hotel managers.

May 22, 2024
Success Stories 17 min read

The Unlikely Leap: How an Injury Transformed a Ballet Dancer into a Culinary Artist

Discover the inspiring story of a culinary tutor who reshaped her career after a devastating injury.

May 17, 2024
Culinary Arts 16 min read

Beef Cuts Explained: Different Cuts of Beef Every Professional Cook Should Know

Up your cooking game with this guide to understanding how beef cuts are created and categorized!

May 14, 2024
Recipes & Techniques 10 min read

Table Setting Etiquette 101: A Brief Guide

The right table setting is a great way to establish ambiance for your event or restaurant. Find out the proper way to set a table for basic, casual, or formal settings.

May 10, 2024
Culinary & Pastry Careers 11 min read

What Is Food Tourism? A Guide to Culinary Career Opportunities

Foodie adventures and dream jobs await! Explore how you can combine culinary passion and travel with a career in food tourism.

May 9, 2024
Recipes & Techniques 6 min read

How to Butterfly Cut Meats and Poultry

Find out what a butterfly cut is, why it’s important, and the proper technique in this butterfly cutting guide.

April 30, 2024
Success Stories 14 min read

“See as Much as You Can”: Chef Instructor Gregory Bonath’s Lifelong Embrace of Curiosity

With the support of family and mentors, Chef Gregory left his small town behind and embarked on a unique culinary career that has culminated at Escoffier.

April 26, 2024
World of Food & Drink 12 min read

Functional Foods & Superfoods: Everything You Need to Know

Confused about functional foods & superfoods? Debunk misconceptions, learn what they really can do, and elevate your eating habits for better health.

April 23, 2024
Baking & Pastry Arts 20 min read

Commercial Baking: A Guide to Scaling Your Bakery Business

Take your bakery business to the next level with this guide to help you scale successfully.

April 19, 2024
Value of Culinary Education 25 min read

Escoffier 101: Everything You Need to Know About Culinary School

All the answers you need about culinary school at Escoffier. What you could study, how to finance it, and what sets us apart from other culinary programs.

April 17, 2024
Recipes & Techniques 10 min read

How to Fillet a Fish: A Beginner’s Guide

Ditch pre-cuts and discover how you can fillet a fish! This beginner's guide breaks down the process into simple steps, tips, and common mistakes.

April 8, 2024
Culinary Arts 9 min read

The Guide to Tex-Mex Cuisine: History, Ingredients, and Techniques

Explore the vibrant history and unique flavors of Tex-Mex cuisine and what makes it distinct from Mexican food.

April 5, 2024
Food Entrepreneurship 12 min read

How to Price a Menu to Improve Profitability for Your Restaurant

Elevate your restaurant's success! Learn how to set profitable menu prices with smart strategies that could increase your bottom line.

April 3, 2024
Culinary Arts 8 min read

How to Care for Your Kitchen Knives: Sharpening & Storage

Want to gain an edge in your kitchen? It might just start with proper knife care, which can help you prep better meals and get the most out of your knives.

April 2, 2024
Health & Wellness Careers 11 min read

How You Can Become a Health Coach

Love the world of health & wellness? Explore how you can become a health coach, including the training and education you might need to start.

April 2, 2024
Baking & Pastry Arts 11 min read

A Guide to Sourdough Bread: Recipes, Traditions & Baking Tips

Get started making your own delicious sourdough bread from home! Our guide can give you the insights and information you might need to excel.

March 29, 2024
Austin Student Life 8 min read

Food Trucks in Austin: The Story of How Mobile Cuisine Took Over the Capital

Explore the evolution of food trucks in Austin, Texas, from humble beginnings to a cultural phenomenon.

March 26, 2024
Value of Culinary Education 14 min read

How International Students Can Get a US-based Culinary Education

Want to study culinary arts in the U.S. but can’t get here? Our guide can tell you how international students can study culinary arts online at Escoffier.

March 25, 2024
Food Entrepreneurship 13 min read

How Restaurants Can Get Involved in Their Community

Restaurants are often vital parts of their communities. Explore some strategies restaurants can use to give back to the communities that support them.

March 22, 2024
Culinary Arts 9 min read

Kitchen Slang: A Guide to Jargon Used in Professional Kitchens

Professional kitchens use a wild amount of unique language. Here’s a guide to some of the most common kitchen jargon you’ll hear from chefs.

March 21, 2024
World of Food & Drink 10 min read

Which Chefs Have Earned the Most Michelin Stars?

For many chefs, a Michelin Star represents the peak of culinary achievement. Here are the ten chefs with the most Michelin Stars of all-time.

March 19, 2024
Success Stories 9 min read

Everyone’s Favorite Cookie Guy: Wes Duckworth’s Story from Escoffier to Entrepreneur

Dive into Wes Duckworth's journey, where resilience, innovation, and a profound love for cookies converge.

March 18, 2024
Value of Culinary Education 11 min read

Benefits of Mindfulness for Students in Culinary School

Find out how you can manage stress and thrive in your culinary journey and life with these mindfulness tips for students.

March 15, 2024
World of Food & Drink 12 min read

Top 10 Food Festivals in the U.S. That Aspiring Culinarians Should Visit

Discover the top food festivals in the United States and indulge in a gastronomic adventure like no other—a must-visit for food enthusiasts.

March 14, 2024
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