September 17, 2020

ESCOFFIER BOULDER CHALLENGE - THE REBOOTBack by popular demand, the Escoffier Boulder Challenge is a way for Boulder Campus students to show off their cooking skills by participating in a weekly cooking challenge to win gift cards to our favorite local restaurants.

How It Works:

Each Thursday, we announce a new challenge with a featured theme or ingredient. Students prepare a dish that best represents the featured challenge and post a photo of the dish on Instagram using the hashtag #EscoffierBoulderChallenge by the following Wednesday at midnight.

Contest Rules:

Our Chef Instructor judges panel will select three winners based on the following criteria:

  • Creativity and implementation of weekly theme/ingredient
  • Plating and presentation
  • Technique

Weekly Themes:

  • Week 1 Challenge – August 13 – 19: Ramen
  • Week 2 Challenge – August 20 – 26: French Inspired
  • Week 3 Challenge – August 27 – September 2: North African Inspired
  • Week 4 Challenge – September 3 – 9: Dim Sum
  • Week 5 Challenge – September 10 – 16: Escoffier Recipe of Choice

Awards:

Each week three finalists will receive a gift card to redeem at a predetermined local restaurant or may request an Amazon gift card for the amount of:

  • First place: $50
  • Second place: $35
  • Third Place: $25

Week One Winners:

Congratulations to our Ramen challenge winners. Each will receive a gift card to Chimera Ramen.

Week Two Winners:

Congratulations to our French Inspired challenge winners. Each will receive a gift card to Le Roux.

Week Three Winners:

Congratulations to our North African Inspired challenge winners. Each will receive a gift card to Linger.

Week Four Winners:

Congratulations to our Dim Sum challenge winners. Each will receive a gift card to Zoe Ma Ma.

Week Five Winners:

Congratulations to our Escoffier Recipe of Choice challenge winners. Each will receive a gift card to Bistro Vendome.