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chef instructor

Uncover personal insights from seasoned Escoffier Chef Instructors who teach the art of cooking, while nurturing the intrinsic talents of future chefs.

Success Stories 14 min read

“See as Much as You Can”: Chef Instructor Gregory Bonath’s Lifelong Embrace of Curiosity

With the support of family and mentors, Chef Gregory left his small town behind and embarked on a unique culinary career that has culminated at Escoffier.

April 26, 2024
Recipes & Techniques 4 min read

How To Make a Grapefruit Rosemary Gimlet

Students at Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts can learn early on in their education that the right combination of...

March 24, 2024
Food Entrepreneurship 13 min read

How Restaurants Can Get Involved in Their Community

Restaurants are often vital parts of their communities. Explore some strategies restaurants can use to give back to the communities that support them.

March 22, 2024
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
Success Stories 10 min read

From Scrubs to Aprons: A Chef’s Incredible Journey from the ER to the Kitchen

Embark on Chef Dawn's remarkable odyssey, transitioning from the fast-paced world of nursing to the creative realm of a Chef Instructor.

December 4, 2023
Recipes & Techniques 3 min read

How to Make Pecan Pie Filling

There’s nothing quite like the comforting aroma of freshly baked goods on Thanksgiving day to warm hearts and boost spirits....

November 1, 2023
Recipes & Techniques 6 min read

How To Make The Five Mother Sauces

Mother sauces, first classified by French Chef Marie-Antoine Carême and later codified by Auguste Escoffier, are the starting points for...

October 4, 2023
Recipes & Techniques 5 min read

How to Make a Blackberry Galette

As summer comes to a close, popular summer fruits, like berries, make way for fall favorites like apples and pears....

September 20, 2023
Culinary Arts 10 min read

How Culinary Students Explore Flavor Profiles

Flavor is a complex combination of taste, aroma, and texture. Learn how culinary students explore flavor profiles!

September 11, 2023
Recipes & Techniques 4 min read

How to Make Soy Glazed Pacific Halibut with Crispy Mushroom Roll and Bok Choy

Pacific halibut is one of the largest species of flatfish and is primarily found in the icy waters of the...

July 24, 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
Recipes & Techniques 5 min read

A Special Mother’s Day Cake – White Chocolate Buttercream with Fresh Fruit

In the U.S., Mother’s Day is celebrated on the second Sunday in May. It shares the same day in some...

May 6, 2023
Recipes & Techniques 2 min read

How to Make Fish Tacos

Escoffier Chef Instructor Scott Cohen shares his famous fish tacos. His recipe includes fresh and colorful ingredients!

April 25, 2023
Recipes & Techniques 7 min read

Easter Celebrations Are Full of Hoppy Traditions

The Easter Bunny,  spring bonnets, egg hunts, and of course… the food!  Easter traditions are alive and well across the...

April 6, 2023
Recipes & Techniques 3 min read

How to Make Savory Crepes with Mornay Sauce

Escoffier Chef Instructor Dan Bearss shares his favorite savory crepe recipe that is paired with mornay sauce.

March 15, 2023
Recipes & Techniques 3 min read

How to Make Crepes

With the help of Escoffier Chef Instructor Stefanie Bishop, learn how to make crepes and find out the best fillings for this thin pancake.

March 13, 2023
Recipes & Techniques 12 min read

Grab Your Piece of the Pie!

Just the mention of pie probably brings up childhood memories of cooking with mom or grandma—those fresh fruits and flakey...

February 20, 2023
Recipes & Techniques 2 min read

How to Make Potatoes Au Gratin

Escoffier Chef Instructor Scott Cohen has you covered with his creamy and cheesy French cuisine classic, Potatoes Au Gratin.

January 27, 2023
Recipes & Techniques 3 min read

How to Make Coeur a la Creme with Raspberry Sauce

Escoffier Chef Instructor Matthew Lewis shares his French dessert, Coeur a la Creme with raspberry sauce recipe.

January 25, 2023
Recipes & Techniques 12 min read

Some Souper Recipes from Escoffier Chef Instructors

The thought of hot and hearty soup can bring up notions of time gone by. Memories of tomato soup and...

January 17, 2023
Recipes & Techniques 3 min read

No Booze Resolution? No Problem. Bring on the Mocktails!

The holidays may be over, but through January and February the weather outside is still frightful! New Year’s resolutions are...

January 8, 2023

How Do You Get Graded in Online Culinary School?

If instructors can’t taste dishes, how do students get graded in online culinary school? Through careful documentation, flavor wheels, photos, and more.

December 26, 2022
Recipes & Techniques 3 min read

How to Make Latke with Shredded Chicken Confit and Crème Fraîche

Escoffier Chef Instructor Dan Bearss shares his latke recipe, a pan-fried potato pancake that is popular in eastern European cuisine.

November 17, 2022
Recipes & Techniques 7 min read

Apple Tart Recipe

Escoffier Chef Instructor Stefanie Bishop shares her apple tart recipe made from scratch. This recipe is perfect for fall festivities.

October 24, 2022
Recipes & Techniques 3 min read

How to Make Ratatouille and Polenta

Escoffier Chef Instructor Chef Dan Bearss shares his homemade ratatouille paired with parmesan polenta recipe.

October 11, 2022
Recipes & Techniques 3 min read

How to Cook Spaghetti Squash – Autumn Recipe

Learn how to make this recipe of Chef Scott’s, which includes Brussels Sprouts, Bacon, and Lemon Apple Thyme Butter Sauce.

September 27, 2022
Recipes & Techniques 2 min read

Pumpkin Bread with Streusel Recipe

Escoffier Chef Instructor Cody Middleton shares one of his cherished recipes for the fall season—Pumpkin Bread!

September 27, 2022
Recipes & Techniques 2 min read

Cavatelli Pasta with Mushrooms Recipe

Chef Scott Cohen, Chef Instructor at Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts shares his Cavatelli Pasta with Mushrooms recipe.

September 6, 2022
Recipes & Techniques 5 min read

Apple Turnover Recipe

Escoffier Chef Instructor Sefanie Bishop shares one of her favorite fall pastry recipes—Apple Turnovers!

September 2, 2022
Recipes & Techniques 3 min read

How to Make Peach Melba

Chef Instructor Steve Konopelski demonstrates his take on this world-renowned dish with his Caramelized Peach Melba with Sweet Cream.

August 8, 2022
Recipes & Techniques 2 min read

How to Make Corn Soup with Huitlacoche

Chef Instructor at Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts shares his Corn Huitlacoche Summer Soup.

August 1, 2022
Recipes & Techniques 2 min read

How to Make Nutella Semifreddo

Chef Instructor at Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts Colette Christian shares how to make her light and velvety Nutella Semifreddo.

July 8, 2022
Recipes & Techniques 2 min read

How to Make Chicken Ratatouille Penne Pasta

Chef Instructor Scott Cohen shares his classic French dish with a twist – Simmered Chicken Ratatouille with Penne and Summer Basil.

July 6, 2022
Recipes & Techniques 2 min read

How to Make Grilled Fruit Dessert Salad

Chef Instructor at Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts shares how to make her vibrant Grilled Fruit Dessert Salad with Honey Yogurt Dressing.

June 6, 2022
Recipes & Techniques 2 min read

How to Make Chili Lime Grilled Chicken

Chef Instructor at Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts shares his flavorful Chili Lime Grilled Chicken recipe.

May 27, 2022
Recipes & Techniques 4 min read

Fat Tuesday is Made for Shrimp Etouffee

Today is what many refer to as Fat Tuesday or Mardi Gras: the last day of Carnival – a period...

March 1, 2022
Culinary & Pastry Careers 11 min read

How to Start a Career as a Chef Instructor

Learn the steps to becoming a Chef Instructor. Pass on your skills and knowledge, and provide mentorship to the next generation of chefs!

January 31, 2022
Recipes & Techniques 3 min read

Ring in the New Year with Cheery Champagne Cocktails

Celebrations call for something special to commemorate the occasion. Champagne is the usual choice and for good reason: champagne itself...

December 31, 2021
Recipes & Techniques 3 min read

Eggnog Cocktails Perfect for Holiday Entertaining

It’s Christmas Eve and those who celebrate the Christmas holiday are anxiously anticipating a few days of family, friends, and...

December 24, 2021
Baking & Pastry Arts 9 min read

“Be Unapologetically You”: Chef Steve Konopelski on Changing Careers and Being Yourself

Not all successful chefs started culinary careers early. Some found cooking in their “second act,” like entrepreneur and Chef Instructor Steve Konopelski.

October 11, 2021
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