Austin Student Life 5 min read

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
World of Food & Drink 3 min read

The Pros and Cons of Eating Soy

In recent years, soy products have become a dietary staple for vegetarians and healthy eaters around the world.

May 17, 2014
Baking & Pastry Arts 3 min read

How To Roll Out Pie Dough

There are many techniques and methods to rolling out doughs, but the first task is to choose the style of...

May 7, 2014
Culinary Arts 2 min read

How to Cube a Potato

It’s often said that people eat with their eyes first and in the Culinary Industry it is very important to...

May 2, 2014
Culinary Arts 3 min read

The Difference Between Organic And Sustainable Agriculture

According to the Organic Trade Association, the sale of organic food in the U.S. increased by 7.7 percent between 1990 and 2010.

January 30, 2014
Recipes & Techniques 1 min read

Spiced Almonds & Pecans

These spiced nuts make a hearty holiday snack or homemade hostess gift. Makes 3 cups Ingredients: 1 ½ cups whole...

December 26, 2013
What's Your Ideal Culinary Career? Take Our Survey!
What's Your Ideal Culinary Career? Take Our Survey!
We’ve compiled a checklist of all of the essential questions into one handy tool: career options, culinary interest surveys, educational opportunities, and more.
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FAFSA® for Culinary School: A Step-By-Step Guide

Use this FAFSA® application guide to help you get started and speed up the process of securing financial aid for culinary school.

Financing Your Education 11 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.

Value of Culinary Education 25 min read

The Essential Guide to Culinary School Scholarships

Tons of resources for culinary school scholarships to fund your education and make your dreams a reality. Options for people from all backgrounds.

Financing Your Education 16 min read

Yes, Online Culinary School Works. Here’s How.

With online culinary school from Escoffier, you can get professional-level training from your own kitchen while juggling family, work, and more.

Value of Culinary Education 12 min read
How to Start a Food Truck: A Step-By-Step Guide
How to Start a Food Truck: A Step-By-Step Guide
Launching a food truck business can be a rewarding and flexible career option! In our guide, explore what you might need to start: from licenses and permits to marketing strategies.
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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
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
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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
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
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

Food Culture

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
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
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