Culinary Arts 11 min read

Different Knives and the Best Uses for Each One

From the Japanese chef knife to the humble paring knife, every home cook or professional chef should know about different knives and how to use them.

December 26, 2023
Culinary Arts 10 min read

How to Find Work-Life Balance as a Chef

You love being a chef, but it can be a tough job. We’ll show you how you can find work-life balance as a professional chef.

December 21, 2023
Food Entrepreneurship 7 min read

4 Tips for Promoting Happy Hour in Your Restaurant

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

December 19, 2023
Recipes & Techniques 7 min read

Cooking for a Crowd: Techniques for Scaling Recipes

Discover the essential tips and techniques to adjust ingredient quantities, maintain flavor balance, and create perfect portions every time.

December 18, 2023
Culinary & Pastry Careers 10 min read

Is It Time for a New Restaurant Job?

It’s a big decision, but sometimes changing jobs can be right for your career. Let’s put this in perspective, and discuss how to change jobs the right way.

December 15, 2023
Recipes & Techniques 3 min read

Holiday Lamb Dinner Recipe

Are you searching for a new and delicious recipe to serve during the holiday season? Escoffier Chef Instructor Matthew Fairfield’s...

December 14, 2023
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 24 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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Education

How Restaurant Owners Can Create a Positive Team Culture

Discover how you can increase your reputation and employee experience by developing a positive team culture.

February 21, 2024
Value of Culinary Education 11 min read

What to Look for in a Culinary School Curriculum

All culinary schools aren’t the same, so how will you know if a school’s curriculum is right for you? Here are some factors to keep in mind as you compare.

January 30, 2024

Should Restaurant Owners Go to Culinary School?

Ever wonder if going to culinary school is worth it or not? Learn more about the benefits of attending culinary school as a restaurant owner.

January 25, 2024
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Careers

Culinary & Pastry Careers 15 min read

Are the Culinary Arts a Good Career Choice For You?

Discover whether your love of food could lead you to a career in the culinary arts, with inside advice from current chefs and former students.

February 23, 2024
Success Stories 10 min read

Beyond Borders: A Tenacious Culinary Graduate’s Inspiring Journey from Ecuador to Austin

Discover Escoffier graduate Estefania Colamarco’s journey from Ecuador to the U.S. as she followed her culinary dreams.

January 24, 2024
Health & Wellness Careers 6 min read

How Does Food Affect Your Mood?

Uncover how the food you eat can have profound impacts on your mood and well-being, including probiotics, mood foods, holistic nutrition, and gut health.

January 19, 2024

Food Culture

Culinary Arts 12 min read

Who Was Auguste Escoffier? The Story Behind the King of Chefs

Who was Georges Auguste Escoffier? Why does our school bear his name? Explore the fascinating story of the iconic French chef who revolutionized cooking!

February 15, 2024
World of Food & Drink 8 min read

How Restaurants Get Michelin Stars: A Brief History of the Michelin Guide

A Michelin star rating is one of the most prestigious honors a restaurant can receive. Learn how restaurants get stars and how the Michelin Guide started.

February 9, 2024
Recipes & Techniques 5 min read

Mardi Gras Magic: Festive Fat Tuesday Recipes for a Flavorful Celebration

Get ready to tantalize your Mardi Gras taste buds with recipes for Jambalaya, NOLA fav beignets, and New Orleans signature cocktails.

February 8, 2024
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