high school students

Ignite culinary dreams in high school students! Explore resources introducing young, aspiring chefs to the dynamic world of culinary arts, which can provide a guiding light toward a rewarding culinary journey.

Value of Culinary Education 25 min read

Escoffier 101: Everything You Need to Know About Culinary School

All the answers you need about culinary school at Escoffier. What you could study, how to finance it, and what sets us apart from other culinary programs.

April 17, 2024
Financing Your Education 16 min read

The Essential Guide to Culinary School Scholarships

Tons of resources for culinary school scholarships to fund your education and make your dreams a reality. Options for people from all backgrounds.

October 1, 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
Press Releases 2 min read

Escoffier Announces Winners of High School Culinary Competition

Virtual and In-Person Competition Awards Students $297,000 Toward Culinary Scholarships Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts, the largest culinary school...

June 28, 2023
Value of Culinary Education 13 min read

How You Can Get into Culinary School

A formal culinary education can open up many doors to a career in the food industry. Here’s how you can get into culinary school.

March 30, 2023
Financing Your Education 9 min read

6 Ways to Afford Culinary School if You’re a High School Student

6 tips to help high school students pay for culinary school, including federal loans, scholarships, and more. Cost doesn’t have to be a roadblock.

March 30, 2023
Value of Culinary Education 10 min read

What to Know Before Enrolling in Culinary School

The types of programs you can study at culinary school, what to look for when choosing a school, and the support you should expect after graduation.

November 18, 2022

College Not For You? Try Culinary School.

Culinary school can be an alternative to a traditional four-year college degree. Students can gain hands-on experience and skills for a culinary career.

September 6, 2022

Culinary Math & Science: Turning Your High School Education Into a Culinary Career

Cooking is a delicious blend of math, chemistry, and biology. Find out how your high school education can help you in your pursuit of a culinary career.

July 29, 2022
Boulder Student Life 6 min read

Culinary School Social Life: What Culinary Students Do For Fun in Boulder

World-class food, gorgeous scenery, a charming shopping district—there’s no shortage of fun things for culinary students to do in Boulder!

July 12, 2022
Austin Student Life 7 min read

Culinary School Social Life: What Culinary Students Do For Fun in Austin

When Austin culinary school students aren’t in class, they have access to great food, outdoor adventure, and plenty of live music in this hip city.

July 11, 2022

5 Important Things to Know Before Starting Culinary School

Are you thinking of pursuing an education to advance your cooking skills? Here’s what to know before you enter culinary school.

June 20, 2022
Austin Student Life 9 min read

A Busy Mom of Two Balances Family & Culinary School: “I Want to Graduate with Honors”

Katie Sualog balances motherhood, a home-based bakery, and baking & pastry school at Escoffier’s Austin campus. Her goal? To graduate with honors.

April 12, 2022
Financing Your Education 11 min read

FAFSA® for Culinary School: A Step-By-Step Guide

Use this FAFSA® application guide to help you get started and speed up the process of securing financial aid for culinary school.

January 28, 2022

Should I Go To Culinary School? A Guide For Deciding

You can’t answer “Should I go to culinary school” until you’ve answered some other questions first. Use this worksheet to help you think it through.

January 5, 2022
Financing Your Education 6 min read

What Is the Difference Between a Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loan?

Applying to culinary college, but unsure about subsidized vs. unsubsidized loans? Find out the types of loans available to you.

July 9, 2021

Why a Diploma Program or Associate Degree Makes Sense for Many High School Seniors on National College Decision Day 2021

Making plans for the fall? Here’s why high school seniors should consider a diploma and associate degree programs this National College Decision Day!

May 1, 2021
Culinary Arts 3 min read

Escoffier 2021 Spring Break Culinary Challenge

This past month students from the entire student body of Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts were challenged to create...

April 22, 2021
Financing Your Education 3 min read

2020 Escoffier “Plate It Up” TikTok Scholarship Challenge!

Austin and Boulder Residential Scholarship Competition We would like to offer you the opportunity to receive a scholarship up to...

June 12, 2020

Community College Culinary School Versus Dedicated Culinary Schools: The Case for Specialization

Community college culinary school or dedicated culinary school...which is the right choice for you? Explore the benefits of each before you decide.

June 10, 2020
Boulder Student Life 2 min read

The School-Life Balance in Culinary or Pastry School

Are you thinking of becoming a culinary or pastry arts student at Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts in Boulder,...

March 11, 2020
Boulder Student Life 4 min read

Why You Should Attend a Culinary School Open House

Students looking to attend culinary school should treat it like they would if they were going on to a state...

January 29, 2020

Understanding the educational processes driving online culinary schools

Online culinary school offers an effective, engaging alternative to on-campus programs, helping students across the country learn about the culinary arts.

July 12, 2019
Financing Your Education 3 min read

Scholarships Available to Culinary Students

Want to learn more about culinary and baking and pastry arts student scholarships available through the Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts? You're in the right place.

May 20, 2019
Press Releases 1 min read

Escoffier Supports Future Culinarians with Boulder High School Cooking Competition

It’s a premier high school cooking competition, and we have it right on our campus! The annual Young Escoffier Cooking...

April 24, 2019
Press Releases 3 min read

Texas High Schools from Near and Far Gather for Annual Cooking Competition

Hosted at the Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts in Austin, the annual Mystery Basket Competition is one of the...

April 9, 2019
Financing Your Education 1 min read

Submit Your Recipe For A Chance To Win

Enter your own signature recipe for a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship toward your tuition at Auguste Escoffier School...

March 25, 2016
Culinary & Pastry Careers 4 min read

Boulder Pastry School Graduate Spotlight: Joseph Han

By: Ryan Hodros, Culinary Arts  and Pastry Arts Graduate At Auguste Escoffier, it’s easy to focus most of your attention on...

May 15, 2015
Culinary & Pastry Careers 3 min read

Boulder Pastry School Graduate Spotlight: Rose McPherson

By: Ryan Hodros, Culinary Arts Graduate You might remember Rose McPherson from my new perspectives piece from last year detailing her new...

April 10, 2015
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