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Culinary Arts 2 min read

Our Top 5 Blogs of 2020

In case you missed them, here are the most popular articles that Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts published in 2020.

December 29, 2020
Hospitality Careers 7 min read

How to Get a Job in the Hospitality Industry

Want a job in the hospitality industry? Whether you’re beginning your career or want a change, here are some suggested ways to get your foot in the door and stand out.

December 4, 2020

4 Reasons Why Employers Pay More For Culinary School Graduates

Employers expect certain things out of culinary school graduates — and they may be willing to pay more to get them. So what makes a degree or diploma so valuable?

October 7, 2020
Baking & Pastry Arts 9 min read

A Conversation with Expert Baker and Entrepreneur, Andy Clark

Last week, Escoffier hosted an exciting virtual event with expert baker and business owner Andy Clark. While Andy is a...

July 22, 2020
Culinary & Pastry Careers 9 min read

Your First Job In A Professional Kitchen

A successful culinary career requires both patience and dedication. Here are some tips for finding your first job and building your career in a professional kitchen.

July 20, 2020
Culinary & Pastry Careers 7 min read

Managing Your Career During COVID-19

Yesterday we were honored to have Culinary Agents founder and CEO, Alice Cheng join us for a virtual event hosted...

July 10, 2020

Escoffier Boulder Named 2020-2021 Military Friendly® Culinary School

Escoffier Boulder is proud to be a 2020-2021 Military Friendly® School. Learn what this designation means and how we support our military and veteran students.

July 6, 2020
Press Releases 2 min read

Escoffier School of Culinary Arts Honors 1,500+ Graduates in Virtual Commencement Ceremony

BOULDER, CO (June 25, 2020) –– More than 1,500 culinary students from Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts’ Boulder campus (residential and distance-learning online...

July 1, 2020
Culinary & Pastry Careers 6 min read

The Certified Master Chef; Ron DeSantis – Passion for the Craft

According to Chef Ron DeSantis, CMC, the key to successful ‘cheffing’ is to never stop learning. His sentiments echoed during...

June 5, 2020

3 Ways Culinary School Can Boost Your Career

If you’re seeking opportunities for career advancement, a culinary diploma could be a great way to stand out versus other job applicants.

April 13, 2020
Culinary & Pastry Careers 4 min read

Acing Your First Interview Out of Culinary School

This advice can help recent Boulder culinary school graduates make the most of their education leave a positive impression following their interviews.

October 24, 2019
Culinary & Pastry Careers 4 min read

Navigating the Culinary Job Market

Breaking into the culinary job market is exciting, if not a little intimidating. Here are a few stones to turn over first.

October 14, 2019
Culinary Arts 4 min read

How and where culinary arts graduates are pursuing their passions

Students have a wide variety of passions related to the culinary world. With an online culinary arts degree, they can begin their journey toward rewarding work in the industry.

May 7, 2018
Culinary Arts 4 min read

Networking tips for aspiring chefs

Networking is important in every field, but in the culinary world it's especially vital. Practical career advice can help you make the most of new opportunities.

February 21, 2018
Culinary Arts 4 min read

How To Interview For A Restaurant Job

Here are some tips to guide you as you apply for the job and get ready for the interview.

March 21, 2017
Boulder Student Life 3 min read

Boulder Student Spotlight: Ramona Brown

As a career changer, Ramona Brown has a bit of an advantage over the majority of her culinary school peers: years...

March 2, 2017
Austin Student Life 3 min read

Escoffier Austin Student Opening Food Truck

If Austin’s culinary food scene is known for one thing, it’s the food truck movement that’s taken the city by...

January 13, 2017
Culinary & Pastry Careers 7 min read

Online Culinary Student Spotlight: Shari Spooner

Like many of our students, Shari Spooner’s love of the culinary arts began in her childhood kitchen. With much of...

July 29, 2016
Austin Student Life 7 min read

Student Spotlight: Kenneth Allen Jr.

When Kenneth Allen Jr. took a leap of faith and decided to give up a 21 year career in the...

July 2, 2015
Austin Student Life 5 min read

Beginning With The End In Mind And The Start Of A New Career

By: Alex Charpentier, Culinary Arts Student A glimpse inside a commencement ceremony at the Austin Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary...

March 13, 2015
Boulder Student Life 4 min read

The Escoffier Treatment

By: Ryan Hodros, Culinary Arts Student Earlier this week, I discussed what you can do if and when you hit the...

January 19, 2015
Boulder Student Life 4 min read

New Perspectives: Alex McCall, aka Frenchie Renard

For this installment of New Perspectives, I moved from the pastry side of the house to interview one of my...

September 26, 2014
Culinary & Pastry Careers 3 min read

Culinary Arts Graduate Spotlight – Antoinette Williams

Culinary Arts Graduate Spotlight This could be you! Antoinette Williams’ journey to Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts started in...

July 1, 2014
Boulder Student Life 5 min read

Time in Uniform

By: Ryan Hodros, Pastry and Culinary Arts Student For any reader who doesn’t know me personally (most of my readers,...

April 28, 2014
Boulder Student Life 4 min read

Escoffier Walks Beside You

By: Ocean Babin, Pastry Arts Student About a year ago I was living in France, studying French and hoping to...

April 2, 2014
Boulder Student Life 1 min read

Student Spotlight: Tressa Hodros

Meet Tressa Hodros, an Escoffier Schools pastry student who has always had a passion for cooking. While spending six years...

February 26, 2014
Austin Student Life 3 min read

Student Spotlight: Julie Gomoll

Culinary Arts student Julie Gomoll started classes at the Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts in June of 2013. She...

February 12, 2014
Culinary & Pastry Careers 5 min read

Alumni Spotlight: Heather Huffman

Heather Huffman, Culinary Arts, November 2012 After years of office work Heather Huffman reinvented herself by heading to culinary school...

January 23, 2014
Food Entrepreneurship 6 min read

Alumni Spotlight: Diedra Rae – Sweet D’licious

Diedra Rae, Pastry Arts May 2012 Dual business owner, personal chef, pastry instructor, and mother, Diedra Rae, likes a challenge....

December 19, 2013
Culinary & Pastry Careers 4 min read

Student Spotlight: Monica Paredes

Monica Paredes started the Pastry Arts program here in Austin back in April of 2013 and from the very beginning,...

November 15, 2013
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