Food Entrepreneurship

Take a deep-dive exploration into food entrepreneurship! Explore the exciting realm of creating your own culinary venture from scratch, whether it’s launching your own food truck, at-home catering business, restaurant, and more.

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Positioning Statements for Restaurant Marketing

What is a positioning statement, and how do restaurants position themselves? We’ll show you how restaurants can set themselves up for success through positioning.

June 23, 2021
10 min read

Veteran Lance McWhorter Finds a Home in the Kitchen After His Military Service

Army and Navy veteran Lance McWhorter shares his successful journey from military to contractor to executive chef & restaurant owner. Get inspired!

May 31, 2021
11 min read

Escoffier Graduate Talks About Going Plant-Based — in Culinary School and in Life

Meet plant-based chef, entrepreneur, and Escoffier graduate Shane Witters Hicks, and get his advice for vegetarian students attending culinary school.

May 26, 2021
7 min read

From Kenya to Colorado: Chef Arnold Safari on Starting a Restaurant During COVID-19

Learn how Chef Safari made Colorado his new home, and how he knew he was ready to start a restaurant during the coronavirus pandemic.

April 1, 2021
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How to Purchase the Right Furniture for Your Restaurant

Before making a large and important investment in furniture for your restaurant keep these four factors in mind.

March 12, 2021
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How to Incorporate Sustainable Practices in Your Restaurant

This is how you can incorporate sustainable practices in your restaurant and increase your customers.

February 24, 2021
10 min read

Escoffier Alumna Tiffany Moore Gets Her Restaurant Funded

How US Army veteran Tiffany Moore overcame health challenges to pursue her dream of opening a new restaurant in Atlanta, Georgia.

February 15, 2021
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How to Promote Your Restaurant on Social Media

Is social media still a mystery to you? Learn how to promote your restaurant on social media with these specific examples and techniques.

December 8, 2020
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3 Tips for Properly Managing Food Costs

Proper food cost management is the difference between a restaurant that struggles and one that thrives. Learn three tips to help protect your bottom line!

November 4, 2020
7 min read

4 Tips for Promoting Happy Hour in Your Restaurant

Looking to boost your revenue? Here are four happy hour ideas to get more customers and make the most of that post-work, pre-dinner stretch.

September 7, 2020
7 min read

How to Create the Right Atmosphere in Your Restaurant

Creating the right restaurant atmosphere means paying close attention to what your guests see, hear, and feel. Set the right mood to help your space stand out!

August 24, 2020
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Escoffier Graduate Quyen Trinh Elevates the Vietnamese Dining Experience by opening Anise Modern Vietnamese Eatery

Quyen Trinh is a graduate of the Escoffier Diploma in Culinary Arts program at the Boulder Campus and owner of...

June 24, 2020
7 min read

Visible Sanitation is Now an Unspoken Marketing Requirement for Restaurants

Visible sanitation practices are more important than ever. Here are some ways you can show customers you’re getting them right...and earn their trust.

May 4, 2020
7 min read

How Will Restaurant Consumers Change Behavior in the Post-COVID-19 Economy?

What does the future hold for restaurants? What are the permanent changes we can expect from consumer behavior, and how will restaurants need to adapt?

April 22, 2020
7 min read

How the 2020 CARES Act Benefits Restaurants

The CARES Act offers direct relief for restaurants and food service businesses struggling financially due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn about the different benefits available for the industry during this tough time.

April 6, 2020
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The Fine Art of Building a Seasonal Menu

Our program has a special focus on using locally sourced ingredients to create new and interesting dishes, and craft excellent seasonal menus.

November 15, 2019
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Does Seafood Have a Place on Your Menu?

Seafood can be an especially popular offering in a variety of restaurant settings, but it requires some special considerations and safety procedures.

September 23, 2019
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How Important Is Your Food’s – and Your Restaurant’s – Story?

An engaging narrative behind a restaurant and its foods can help attract customers and make a business stand out from the competition.

August 26, 2019
4 min read

How to Build Complementary Menus and Minimize Waste

Now more than ever, culinary students in Boulder should pay close attention to sustainability trends - especially those with sights set on the local market.

August 15, 2019
4 min read

How to Make the Most of a Health Inspection

As part of their education, students  studying through the online culinary arts school will learn the ins and outs of food safety.

August 15, 2019
4 min read

Business and Entrepreneurship: The Other ‘Arts’ of Culinary School

There is another art to the culinary industry - that of business and entrepreneurship. Culinary school helps you prepare for both.

July 16, 2019
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How Sound Influences the Way Customers Eat

Sound may not seem like it has a major impact on how customers enjoy their meals, but it can drastically influence taste and perception.

June 24, 2019
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Digital Dining: Using ‘the Cyber’ to Enrich the Dining Experience

Let's examine just a few examples of how restaurants are using technology to augment management and contribute to the dining experience.

March 29, 2019
4 min read

4 Tips for Implementing Brunch in Your Restaurant

In recent years, brunch has become a staple of many patrons' weekend plans. 

June 24, 2016
3 min read

Escoffier Culinary Student Run Pop Up Restaurant Series

BOULDER, Colo., June 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — In an exciting venture for Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts in Boulder, the...

June 15, 2016
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Alumni Spotlight: Diedra Rae – Sweet D’licious

Diedra Rae, Pastry Arts May 2012 Dual business owner, personal chef, pastry instructor, and mother, Diedra Rae, likes a challenge....

December 19, 2013
2 min read

City of Boulder and local food truck vendors work together to create summer pilot program

If you’re a student at the Escoffier Culinary School in Boulder, you probably know all about the food truck craze...

April 8, 2013
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