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Stay at the forefront of evolving culinary trends! Find articles that spotlight emerging flavors, innovative techniques, and immersive dining experiences that can redefine the very essence of gastronomy.

Culinary Arts 12 min read

What Is Sous Vide? A Beginner’s Guide to Precision Cooking

Discover sous vide, the niche culinary technique that can help you cook succulent dishes like the professionals!

July 10, 2024
Baking & Pastry Arts 11 min read

What Is Fondant? Uses, Types, & Flavor Guide

Take your cakes to the next level by learning all about fondant, the ultimate confectionary canvas.

June 25, 2024
Recipes & Techniques 11 min read

What Is Paprika? A Guide to Its Types, Benefits, and Cooking Tips

Paprika is a versatile spice that can level up any dish. Discover the ins and outs of using it in this guide.

June 20, 2024
Boulder Student Life 9 min read

7 Restaurants in Boulder Every Culinary Student Should Visit

Indulge in Boulder's finest dining against a backdrop of Rocky Mountain vistas. Discover the don’t-miss restaurants to inspire your culinary creativity.

May 23, 2024
Culinary & Pastry Careers 11 min read

What Is Food Tourism? A Guide to Culinary Career Opportunities

Foodie adventures and dream jobs await! Explore how you can combine culinary passion and travel with a career in food tourism.

May 9, 2024
World of Food & Drink 12 min read

Functional Foods & Superfoods: Everything You Need to Know

Confused about functional foods & superfoods? Debunk misconceptions, learn what they really can do, and elevate your eating habits for better health.

April 23, 2024
Culinary Arts 9 min read

The Guide to Tex-Mex Cuisine: History, Ingredients, and Techniques

Explore the vibrant history and unique flavors of Tex-Mex cuisine and what makes it distinct from Mexican food.

April 5, 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
Value of Culinary Education 11 min read

Benefits of Mindfulness for Students in Culinary School

Find out how you can manage stress and thrive in your culinary journey and life with these mindfulness tips for students.

March 15, 2024
World of Food & Drink 12 min read

Top 10 Food Festivals in the U.S. That Aspiring Culinarians Should Visit

Discover the top food festivals in the United States and indulge in a gastronomic adventure like no other—a must-visit for food enthusiasts.

March 14, 2024
Recipes & Techniques 3 min read

How to Make Plant-Based Caramel Sauce

This recipe for Plant-Based Caramel Sauce comes to us from Escoffier Certified Master Pastry Chef, Frank Vollkommer.

March 7, 2024
Culinary Arts 8 min read

What Is Food Fermentation? Cooking and the Process Behind Fermentation

Discover how fermenting foods can unlock unique and complex flavors, transforming ordinary ingredients into something entirely new.

February 8, 2024
World of Food & Drink 7 min read

10 Food Podcasts Every Serious Culinary Professional Should Listen To

Want to give your culinary skills or knowledge of food a tune up? Tune into these food-related podcasts to hear from world-class chefs, bakers, and other experts.

January 22, 2024
Food Entrepreneurship 8 min read

How You Can Build a Seasonal Menu for Your Restaurant

Find out some of the best practices for creating a seasonal menu for your restaurant.

January 17, 2024
Food Entrepreneurship 14 min read

Social Media Marketing for Restaurants: What You Need to Know

Is social media a mystery to you? Discover the essentials of social media marketing for restaurants with these examples and techniques.

January 16, 2024
World of Food & Drink 6 min read

Top 5 Episodes of The Ultimate Dish Podcast from 2023

This year was the best yet for The Ultimate Dish podcast! Check out our top 5 episodes of 2023.

January 11, 2024
Culinary Arts 8 min read

How to Make a Great Charcuterie Board

Anyone can learn how to make a great charcuterie board, no culinary expertise required! Simply pick your palette, explore your creativity, and enjoy.

January 3, 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
Food Entrepreneurship 13 min read

How to Create a Great Restaurant Menu

Learn how to create a restaurant menu that fits your establishment’s cuisine and style in order to help attract your ideal customers.

December 14, 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 11 min read

Inside a Chef’s Mind: The Process Behind Creating New Dishes

Discover how to create new dishes, with insights from a professional chef into the techniques, process, and mindset that can contribute to culinary innovation!

October 17, 2023
Food Entrepreneurship 13 min read

How to Start a Bakery Business from Home

Being a baker doesn’t mean you can’t work from home. Cottage food laws allow bakers to start their own businesses right from their own kitchens! Here’s how.

August 16, 2023
Press Releases 3 min read

Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts Teams up with American Farm Bureau Federation

Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts Teams up with American Farm Bureau Federation to Support Agriculture, Education and Focus on...

August 9, 2023
Culinary Arts 8 min read

The Flexitarian Diet: What It Is and What Aspiring Chefs Should Know

Are you thinking about trying the flexitarian diet? Learn more about what the flexitarian diet is, its health benefits—and why aspiring chefs should care.

August 9, 2023
World of Food & Drink 8 min read

10 Culinary Trends That Are Shaping the Food Industry in 2023

What are some of the culinary trends you should be keeping an eye on in 2023? From umami to ube, here’s what to watch.

August 3, 2023
World of Food & Drink 11 min read

World’s Most Expensive Foods: 10 of the Priciest Ingredients on the Planet

If price were no object, what would you put on your dream menu? Maybe something from this list of 10 of the most expensive foods in the world?

June 9, 2023
Baking & Pastry Arts 5 min read

5 Baking Competition Shows You Should Watch as a Pastry Student

We’ve rounded up the best baking competition shows to watch on TV to elevate your skill set and explore modern baking techniques.

June 2, 2023
Culinary Arts 7 min read

How Plant-Based Meat Substitutes Are Changing the Way We Eat

Plant-based meat substitutes are increasingly popular. Here’s what you should know about the rapidly growing industry.

May 29, 2023
Food Entrepreneurship 8 min read

How to Start a Cooking Channel on YouTube: Tips for Success

If you want to share your knowledge of food with others, you may want to learn how to start a cooking channel on YouTube.

May 12, 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
World of Food & Drink 7 min read

Top 7 Food Influencers to Follow on TikTok & Instagram in 2023

Interested in keeping up with food trends or looking for culinary entertainment online? Check out this list of top food influencers.

April 26, 2023
Food Entrepreneurship 14 min read

How to Start a Food Blog: A Step-By-Step Guide

A step-by-step look at how to start a food blog from concept to audience to creating your site to promoting your content. Turn your blog into a business!

April 21, 2023
Health & Wellness Careers 7 min read

What Does a Nutrition Coach Do?

What does a nutrition coach do to help their clients? Find out what you need to know about nutritional coaching, including education and training.

April 20, 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
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
Health & Wellness Careers 7 min read

What Is Holistic Health?

What is holistic health? Simply put, it’s caring for emotional, physical, mental, intellectual, and spiritual health as one.

February 15, 2023
Recipes & Techniques 3 min read

Treat Your Sweetie to a Valentine’s Day Delight – Chocolate Raspberry Tarts

Whether you’re enrolled in culinary school as a pastry arts student working toward your degree or diploma, an executive chef...

February 14, 2023
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