Austin Student Life

Immerse yourself in the vibrant student life of Austin, Texas! Experience heartwarming stories of triumph over adversity, uncover the bustling social scene, and tap into the allure of attending culinary school in the heart of “Hippie Haven.”

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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
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10 Restaurants in Austin Every Culinary Arts Student Should Check Out

Discover the top ten restaurants in Austin, Texas that every culinary arts student should check out. From innovative fusion dishes to traditional Tex-Mex.

March 5, 2024
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Why Attend Culinary School in Austin

Interested in attending culinary school in Austin? Find out what Escoffier’s campus in Austin, Texas, has to offer, and see if it might be right for you.

August 24, 2023
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Culinary School Social Life: What Culinary Students Do For Fun in Austin

When Austin culinary school students aren’t in class, they have access to great food, outdoor adventure, and plenty of live music in this hip city.

July 11, 2022
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A Busy Mom of Two Balances Family & Culinary School: “I Want to Graduate with Honors”

Katie Sualog balances motherhood, a home-based bakery, and baking & pastry school at Escoffier’s Austin campus. Her goal? To graduate with honors.

April 12, 2022
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Austin Students Discover Sustainability at the Campus Garden

Escoffier’s Austin campus garden lets students get up close and personal with their produce in the middle of the city. Nothing like a home-grown tomato!

October 18, 2021
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Escoffier’s Austin Campus is Kick’n It with New Soccer Stadium Culinary Partnership

As if Austin soccer fans weren’t excited enough over their new Austin FC team, they also have unique food and...

June 17, 2021
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Reflections of Our 2020 Austin Campus Graduates

While 2020 seems to be the year of unpredictability, we can undoubtedly state that at Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary...

July 29, 2020
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Culinary Students Find Ways of Giving Back to Their Community

When you hear the term ‘culinary school’ it might invoke the notion that it’s all food, all the time. At...

April 15, 2020
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Culinary Educator Workshop For Teachers: July 20, 2019

July 20, 2019 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Hone your cooking skills and take continued education classes at our Austin...

May 28, 2019
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Austin Campus Hosts 2nd Annual Mac & Cheese Festival

One of America’s most beloved sides got the main course treatment Sunday, November 19th at the 2nd Annual Mac &...

November 21, 2017
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The Austin Campus’ 2017 Mystery Basket Competition

Celebrity chef judges, pig roasts and picture perfect weather: this year’s Mystery Basket Competition had it all and more. The...

April 14, 2017
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Escoffier Austin Student Opening Food Truck

If Austin’s culinary food scene is known for one thing, it’s the food truck movement that’s taken the city by...

January 13, 2017
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The Austin Campus' 2016 High School Recipe Competition Winners

This year we decided to switch up our high school scholarship competition and we are so glad we did! Each and...

May 5, 2016
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Student Spotlight: Kenneth Allen Jr.

When Kenneth Allen Jr. took a leap of faith and decided to give up a 21 year career in the...

July 2, 2015
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Auguste Escoffier Instructor Profile: Getting to know Chef Will Packwood

By: Alex Charpentier, Culinary Arts Student Before I sat down for a chat with Chef Will Packwood, instructor in the...

June 22, 2015
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Our Campus Locations Made "Top 10 Best U.S. Cities To Live In"

Both Austin and Boulder made it on Telegraph Today’s “10 Best Cities To Live In The United States.” Taking things...

April 1, 2015
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Q&A with Marcus McMellon, Campus President, Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts, Austin

By: Alex Charpentier, Culinary Arts Student As the start date of my culinary career draws near (yes I have a...

March 30, 2015
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Veteran News Brought To You By Escoffier Schools – March 26th

By: Ryan Hodros, Escoffier Graduate Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts Veteran Newsletter – March 26th USDA Aids Veterans in the Transition...

March 26, 2015
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Beginning With The End In Mind And The Start Of A New Career

By: Alex Charpentier, Culinary Arts Student A glimpse inside a commencement ceremony at the Austin Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary...

March 13, 2015
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Where to go for Austin’s best Burgers!

If you're looking for a great spot to get your grub on in the Lone Star State, then take a look at some of the best burgers in Austin.

February 26, 2015
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Culinary Blogging: A growing trend.

Hello, My name is Patrick Dever; I am a culinary arts student at Auguste Escoffier  School of Culinary Arts in...

July 29, 2014
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Chef Pablo Geurrero’s Journey to Peru

In an exciting opportunity for our Austin Culinary School, Chef Pablo Guerrero was invited by the Gourmonde organization of AREGALA to...

June 24, 2014
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A Lesson from Gandhi

Chef Natalie and her Culinary Arts Class Yesterday, as I was walking through the kitchens toward the end of the...

June 4, 2014
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5 Steps to a Smooth Transition

By: Ryan Hodros, Pastry and Culinary Arts Student I was going to write this piece about the transition from Chef Robert to our...

May 22, 2014
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