May 20, 2022

Largest Accredited Culinary Educator in the U. S. Earns High Marks for Collaborative Culture

Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts, the largest accredited provider of online and campus-based culinary training and education in the U.S., today announced it was certified as a great workplace by independent analysts at the Great Place to Work® research firm, for the third consecutive year. Great Place to Work Certification™ is recognized worldwide as the global benchmark for identifying outstanding employee experiences and is based entirely on current employee feedback.

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The independent research and consulting firm and authority on workplace culture has surveyed more than 100 million employees globally since 1992. Surveys measure more than 60 elements of team members’ experiences on the job including employees’ overall satisfaction, sense of pride, feeling welcome, positive work environment, and how they’re treated. Rankings are based on employees’ experiences, no matter who they are, how long they’ve been with the company, or what they do within the organization.

“I am humbled that our organization earned this designation three years in a row,” said CEO and president of Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts, Tracy Lorenz. “In today’s environment, organizations have to earn the right to retain their talent and it is a powerful testament to our talented employees and to our culture which strives to create an environment which values employee input and encourages them to share ideas,” Lorenz added.ideas.”

Great Place to Work’s data-driven “For All” methodology revealed the overwhelming majority of Escoffier employees say it’s a great place to work and they feel welcome, care about co-workers, and have a sense of pride about where they work and contribute. For more details on the employee survey results, visit Escoffier’s survey results and “Great Place to Work Certification™.

“Great Place to Work Certification™ isn’t something that comes easily – it takes ongoing dedication to the employee experience,” said Sarah Lewis-Kulin, vice president of global recognition at Great Place to Work. “It’s the only official recognition determined by employees’ real-time reports of their company culture. Earning this designation means that Escoffier is one of the best companies to work for in the country.”