January 15, 2020

Culinary or Pastry Arts can be an exciting career choice for those who have a passion for cooking or baking and now is a great time to enter the industry with the growth of fine dining restaurants and hospitality across our country. Earning a diploma or degree can help set you apart in this growing field. So why attend culinary school at Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts in Austin? Well, there are many compelling reasons.

A Solid Foundation

Learn from supportive chef educators who understand the culinary world and bring years of experience into the classroom and kitchens. Our student-centered approach provides mentoring and one-on-one coaching from industry professionals to help you succeed. Our well-rounded program combines modern methods and techniques with a solid business foundation to help prepare our graduates for a variety of opportunities in the field.

Career Advancement and Opportunity

Employers tend to prefer that employees, in particular managers, have some type of certification.* A degree can demonstrate commitment and dedication in addition to the skills and knowledge that comes with formal training and education.

Farm to Table® Experience

Farm to Table ExperienceSustainability has become an increasingly important focus in the industry. This 6 week farm to table program provides students with an in-depth knowledge of where food comes from, the advantages of buying local, various farming and production methods, and how to continue to make the best sustainable and ethical ingredient choices throughout their culinary careers. It’s a unique exploration created by Escoffier chef educators and is exclusive to Escoffier students.

Industry Leading Education

Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts is consistently ranked among the top in the nation.
#3 – Best Choice Schools
#4 – The Best Schools
#8 – The Daily Meal
#9 – USA Today

High Profile Partners that Create Unique Career Opportunities

One of our Austin campus partners is Disney Culinary where students have the opportunity to interview for an externship with the Disney Culinary Program as well as obtain full-time positions after graduation. Take a look at what former students have to say about the program: Student Testimonials

Fun and Exciting Ways to Engage in Your Community

Austin is one of the trendiest destinations for food and entertainment. There is so much to do…and eat in Austin that you are never left wondering where to go next. Some of these amazing events are also sponsored by or have involvement with the Austin campus:

We welcome the opportunity to speak with you about our Austin campus and how the Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts can help you achieve your culinary or pastry dreams. Ignite your passion and contact us today!

* Oliver Wyman Market Report (Internally commissioned study) – 2017