Embark on a transformative journey with culinary externships! Immerse yourself in articles that unveil the profound real-world experiences and career advantages you may gain through immersive hands-on training opportunities.

Culinary & Pastry Careers 6 min read

What Is a Stagiaire?

You’ve heard the term stagiaire—but what does it mean? Learn the past—and future—of this culinary practice, and why aspiring chefs should care.

January 10, 2024
Success Stories 18 min read

Mentorship in the Mountains: Culinary School Externs Find Guidance at La Marmotte

Escoffier students unleash their culinary potential during their externship at La Marmotte restaurant in Telluride, CO.

September 22, 2023
Culinary & Pastry Careers 10 min read

How to Get a Culinary Internship or Externship

Culinary internships and externships allow students to work in professional kitchens and develop skills outside of the culinary school classroom.

September 8, 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
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 7 min read

Why Businesses Should Partner with Culinary Schools for Externships

Working with Escoffier’s externs can help restaurants, bakeries, and hotels to fill entry-level positions and maybe find their next rock star hire!

May 15, 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
Success Stories 10 min read

Boulder Student Oscar Beltran Turns an Externship Into a Winning Opportunity

Boulder Culinary Arts student Oscar Beltran built skills and found confidence at Escoffier… then crushed the competition in his externship!

January 23, 2023

What to Expect When You Attend Cooking School

What will you find when you attend cooking school at Escoffier? A variety of in-depth programs, flexible campus options, expert Chef Instructors, and more.

January 19, 2023

What Is it Like to Study at a Culinary School?

Find out what it’s like to study at culinary school on campus or online. Learn about the training to start a career as a professional cook.

July 19, 2022

Why Are Internships and Externships Important For Culinary School?

Internships and externships allow students to work in professional kitchens and develop skills outside of the culinary school classroom. Here's how.

June 29, 2022
Value of Culinary Education 10 min read

Is Culinary School Hard?

Will you be able to make the grade in culinary school? You may find that your program is challenging, but you can have support and guidance along the way.

May 24, 2022
Success Stories 10 min read

From Substance Abuse to Culinary School Graduate: A Journey of Redemption

From struggles with addiction to working in one of the best restaurants in the world, follow Parker Wilks-Bryant’s story and his plans for giving back.

February 22, 2022

What Is An Externship and Are They Paid?

Whether an externship is paid or unpaid depends on the employer and the associated school. At Escoffier, students are welcome to seek paid externships!

February 21, 2022

How Long Does it Take to Get an Online Culinary Arts Degree?

Potential culinary school students: find out how long it will take you to get a culinary arts degree at Escoffier. (It’s quicker than you think!)

January 26, 2022

Is Culinary School Necessary to Be a Chef?

Is the best way to become a chef to go to culinary school? Or should you aim to get a job without prior training? Learn the truth about culinary education.

November 10, 2021
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
Press Releases 4 min read

Escoffier Schools Announces Partnership with Omni Hotels & Resorts

CHICAGO — Two industry powerhouses, Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts and Omni Hotels & Resorts, announced the unique, practical...

April 9, 2019

A look at the Disney Culinary program from Culinary Director, Michael Pythoud

For most people around the world, the Disney name is synonymous with excellence. From the theme parks and resorts to...

February 28, 2018
Boulder Student Life 6 min read

Boulder Campus Spotlight: Liz Aragon

Like many other chefs, cooking wasn’t something Liz Aragon set out to do. In fact, her ultimate career goal was...

May 10, 2017
Boulder Student Life 4 min read

Boulder Student Spotlight: Suzanne Armstrong

When it came down to lining up her externship, Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts Boulder student Suzanne Armstrong thought...

March 8, 2017
Boulder Student Life 1 min read

Interview With Disney At Our Boulder Campus: April 5, 2017

Disney Is Coming To Campus! April 5, 2017 WHERE: Escoffier Boulder 637 South Broadway, Suite H, Boulder, CO 80305 RSVP: By...

February 7, 2017
Boulder Student Life 1 min read

Disney Comes To Escoffier Schools Boulder

October 6, 2016: Walt Disney World’s chef recruiter, Pauli Milotte, made a trip to the Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary...

October 7, 2016
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
Boulder Student Life 5 min read

Transitioning From Culinary School To Externship

By: Ryan Hodros, Culinary Arts Student After the drama and gut-wrenching stress of culmination, not to mention the fairly regular routine...

November 21, 2014
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