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career advancement

Find out how you can propel your culinary career to new heights! Dive into strategies and insights that may foster professional growth—which could position you for success in a competitive industry.

Food Entrepreneurship 12 min read

What Makes a Restaurant Successful?

What makes restaurants successful? Explore elements of a top-performing restaurant, as well as some industry terms and marketing tidbits.

September 5, 2023
Baking & Pastry Arts 10 min read

Do You Need Pastry School to Be a Pastry Chef?

Passionate about pastry arts? Have you considered pastry chef training? Find out if you really need to attend pastry school to become a pastry chef.

September 4, 2023
Culinary & Pastry Careers 12 min read

How to Become a Food Stylist: A Career Guide

Curious to learn what a food stylist does and what it might take to be one? Explore how to become a food stylist, along with some secrets of the trade.

August 31, 2023
Value of Culinary Education 12 min read

Is Culinary School a Trade School?

Is culinary school a trade school? Find out how trade school differs from a university, vocation, or tech school, and which one may be for you!

August 30, 2023
Austin Student Life 8 min read

Why Attend Culinary School in Austin

Interested in attending culinary school in Austin? Find out what Escoffier’s campus in Austin, Texas, has to offer, and see if it might be right for you.

August 24, 2023

What Credentials Do You Need to Be a Plant-Based Chef?

Explore the credentials you may need to become a plant-based chef and discover how obtaining an education can open up job opportunities.

August 18, 2023
Culinary & Pastry Careers 12 min read

Executive Chef vs Head Chef: What Is the Difference?

Explore the difference between executive chefs and head chefs. Learn what these roles have in common, how they differ, and which you might pursue.

August 17, 2023
Culinary & Pastry Careers 10 min read

What Is a Sous Chef?

What is a sous chef? Explore the essential job responsibilities, leadership skills, and education you may need to excel in this role!

August 11, 2023
Culinary & Pastry Careers 10 min read

How to Make a Professional Culinary Portfolio

A professional culinary portfolio is invaluable when seeking employment or clients. Learn the essential components to make your portfolio sizzle.

August 10, 2023

What Can You Learn from a Culinary School Externship?

Explore why it’s important to secure a culinary school externship and how it can benefit your future career!

August 7, 2023
Culinary & Pastry Careers 10 min read

How to Become a Recipe Developer

A recipe developer career can be a great fit at all stages of a culinary career. Find out what experience and skills can help you become a recipe developer.

August 4, 2023
Culinary & Pastry Careers 11 min read

How to Become a Traveling Chef

Thinking about a career as a traveling chef? Discover which opportunities are out there, how to find them, and if you have what it takes.

August 2, 2023
Hospitality Careers 11 min read

How You Can Get a Job on a Cruise Ship

Curious about how to get a job on a cruise ship? Explore the education, training, and skills you may need to start a hospitality job on the sea!

July 28, 2023

How the Escoffier Alumni Association Can Transform Your Career Path

Explore why you should join the Escoffier Alumni Association, which includes access to mentorship, resources, and more!

July 26, 2023
Culinary & Pastry Careers 9 min read

How to Become a Food Critic: A Step-By-Step Guide

Thinking about becoming a food critic? Learn more about this exciting career, and how a culinary school degree or diploma could help you break into it.

July 20, 2023
Success Stories 9 min read

How a Culinary Education Led Shai Fernandez to the Four Seasons

Culinary Arts student Shai Fernandez wanted to build a culinary career on a foundation of good habits. And he knew that Escoffier could help him build that base!

July 14, 2023
Culinary & Pastry Careers 10 min read

5 Important Networking Tips for All Chefs

Chefs who want more industry connections have to go out there and find them. Here are 5 networking tips for chefs to help you get started!

July 7, 2023
Culinary & Pastry Careers 8 min read

How to Become a Sommelier

Find out how to become a sommelier, from education to experience to licensing requirements. Plus, alternative careers if you don’t fancy fine dining.

July 3, 2023
Success Stories 11 min read

Chef Instructor Eric Jenkins’ Journey From Farm House to White House

A short stint in the Army turned into 24 years with stops all over the world—including at the White House. Chef Eric cooked for four U.S. presidents!

June 26, 2023
Health & Wellness Careers 12 min read

What Is Holistic Nutrition and Wellness?

What is holistic nutrition and wellness exactly? Explore several career options and the education you may need to enter this thriving field.

June 16, 2023
Food Entrepreneurship 13 min read

How to Start a Successful Health Coaching Business

Curious about how to start a health coaching business? Find out the type of education, business planning, and marketing tips you may need.

June 15, 2023
Culinary & Pastry Careers 10 min read

How Auguste Escoffier Global Solutions Is Helping Culinary Employers Develop a Stronger Workforce

Discover programs from Auguste Escoffier Global Solutions—and how both employees and employers can benefit. Training initiatives, job searching, externships, and more.

June 8, 2023
Culinary & Pastry Careers 48 min read

How to Become a Chef: The Essential Guide

How to earn the title of “chef” with the broadest application across the professional food service industry.

May 30, 2023
Success Stories 11 min read

Cooking Up Resilience: How Five Culinary School Graduates Turned Challenges into Triumphs

Stories of resilience, overcoming self-doubt, and pushing past barriers from five inspirational Escoffier graduates. Get motivated to pursue your goals!

May 26, 2023
Culinary & Pastry Careers 8 min read

How Building a Personal Brand Can Benefit Your Culinary Career

Ever wonder how to build a personal brand as a chef or hospitality professional? Discover our best tips and how personal branding can benefit your career.

May 22, 2023
Culinary & Pastry Careers 10 min read

What Are the Career Opportunities in Baking and Pastry?

If you have a knack for mixing up cookies, breads, or cakes, check out these baking & pastry careers that can allow your skills to shine.

April 28, 2023
Value of Culinary Education 10 min read

How to Earn a Culinary Degree from Home

You can earn a culinary degree from the comfort of your own home. Explore degree options and how the online education process works.

April 24, 2023
Health & Wellness Careers 7 min read

How Long Can It Take to Become a Nutritionist?

The regulations for nutritionists vary depending on where you plan to practice. But you may want to start with a degree in nutrition & wellness!

April 17, 2023
World of Food & Drink 9 min read

9 Ways Artificial Intelligence Is Changing the Food Industry

From menu pricing to food delivery, learn about some of the key ways AI is transforming the food industry.

April 13, 2023
Culinary & Pastry Careers 9 min read

Which Culinary Career Is Right For You? 5 Tips for Choosing a Career in Food

Even if you know you want to work in food, choosing a career can be difficult. Check these tips for selecting a career in food.

April 12, 2023

Which Degree Do You Need to Become a Nutritionist?

Do you enjoy healthy cooking and creating nutritious recipes? Find out the type of education you may need to start a career as a nutritionist.

April 3, 2023
Food Entrepreneurship 8 min read

5 Skills Every Food Entrepreneur Should Have

Explore the skills of an entrepreneur that could be essential to your success, and how you can hone them.

March 29, 2023
Culinary & Pastry Careers 7 min read

Is Being a Chef a Good Career Choice?

Becoming a chef is a great career choice for the right person. If you have a passion for cooking, being a chef could be the best path for you!

March 24, 2023
Food Entrepreneurship 14 min read

8 Career Paths If You Want to Be a Food Entrepreneur

If you’re interested in merging business with the culinary world, consider these 8 careers for food entrepreneurs.

March 20, 2023
Food Entrepreneurship 6 min read

5 Tips For How To Become a Personal Chef

Jumping into a career as a personal chef? Here are five tips to help you set your new business up for success, from marketing to networking.

March 17, 2023
Culinary & Pastry Careers 15 min read

13 Great Culinary Careers in the Food Industry

Discover top careers in food like chef consultant, recipe developer, & more. Plus responsibilities, qualifications, and who each career could be great for.

March 10, 2023
Culinary & Pastry Careers 9 min read

8 Tips for Writing a Chef Resume

Make your chef resume stand out! With detailed work experience and a customized approach for each job, you can show that you’re the person for the job.

February 22, 2023
Culinary & Pastry Careers 7 min read

8 Tips for a Successful Restaurant Manager Interview

How can you prepare for a restaurant manager interview? Discover our top tips and questions you might expect.

February 20, 2023
Success Stories 12 min read

Pro Food Stylist Lisa Spychala Learns New Tricks at Escoffier

Experienced food stylist Lisa Spychala explains how a stint on Food Network’s Chopped led her to seek an online culinary education with Escoffier.

February 16, 2023
Culinary & Pastry Careers 37 min read

The Essential Guide to Careers in Foodservice

Explore careers in the food industry, from restaurants to artisan producers to hospitality workers. A future in food can mean much more than cooking!

February 10, 2023
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