locally sourced

Celebrate the synergy of culinary excellence and local ingredients! Engage with articles that may champion the utilization of locally sourced products—enhancing dishes with freshness, sustainability, and authentic flavors.

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
World of Food & Drink 9 min read

Michelin Green Star: Most Sustainable Restaurants in the U.S.

Explore the most sustainable restaurants in the U.S. based on the highly-acclaimed Michelin Green Star rating.

June 19, 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
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
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
World of Food & Drink 7 min read

What Is “Carbon Neutral” and Why Does It Matter in the Food Industry?

What is carbon neutral and how does it relate to food? We’ll explore these questions plus how to reduce and offset carbon emissions in the food world.

December 19, 2022
World of Food & Drink 7 min read

Cajun vs. Creole: What’s the Difference?

What’s the difference between Cajun and Creole? Although they come from similar regions, the two have some unique characteristics and cuisines.

November 3, 2022
Culinary Arts 5 min read

8 Regional Barbecue Sauces Every Chef Should Know

Here are the top 8 regional barbeque sauces every professional chef should know before starting a BBQ restaurant in the US!

September 20, 2022
World of Food & Drink 8 min read

What’s The Difference Between Non-GMO and Organic Farming?

Although they may sound similar, non-GMO and organic farming are different. Here are some key distinctions.

April 13, 2022
Austin Student Life 7 min read

Austin Students Discover Sustainability at the Campus Garden

Escoffier’s Austin campus garden lets students get up close and personal with their produce in the middle of the city. Nothing like a home-grown tomato!

October 18, 2021
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
Food Entrepreneurship 7 min read

Escoffier Graduate Quyen Trinh Elevates the Vietnamese Dining Experience by opening Anise Modern Vietnamese Eatery

Quyen Trinh is a graduate of the Escoffier Diploma in Culinary Arts program at the Boulder Campus and owner of...

June 24, 2020
Culinary Arts 6 min read

3 Tips For Becoming an Environmentally-Conscious Chef

Your diners are becoming environmentally-conscious. Here’s how to start thinking about ways to shift your restaurant’s focus to keep and build your customer base.

May 11, 2020
Food Entrepreneurship 7 min read

How Will Restaurant Consumers Change Behavior in the Post-COVID-19 Economy?

What does the future hold for restaurants? What are the permanent changes we can expect from consumer behavior, and how will restaurants need to adapt?

April 22, 2020
Boulder Student Life 4 min read

Boulder Is Front and Center in the March Toward Sustainable Cooking

If you're a culinary arts student at the Auguste Escoffier Boulder Culinary Campus and you aspire to contribute to sustainable service, then you're in the right place at just the right time.

November 21, 2019
World of Food & Drink 4 min read

Sustainability Is Trending: How Will This Affect Your Restaurant?

For culinary students studying at the August Escoffier Austin culinary campus, sustainable business may just be good business.

October 18, 2019
Culinary Arts 4 min read

Sourcing transparency is on the menu in 2019

Sourcing transparency is an increasingly important topic for restaurants and customers alike. Learn how to tap into the farm-to-table trend and address a number of other important concerns.

February 15, 2019
Press Releases 3 min read

Boulder Campus students support Denver Slow Food Nations Festival

The Boulder campus of Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts proudly supported the global slow food movement as a premier...

August 8, 2018
Culinary Arts 3 min read

Rethink farm-to-table with these trends we’ve seen in 2018

Farm to table is now an umbrella term of sorts for a variety of trends.

March 8, 2018
Culinary Arts 3 min read

Hyperlocal: The newest menu sourcing trend

What does the increasingly popular hyperlocal trend mean for chefs and restaurants? The answer centers around using more local ingredients.

January 26, 2018
Culinary Arts 3 min read

Effective strategies for sourcing local ingredients

Follow these strategies to get the best results from working with local ingredients.

December 18, 2017
Culinary Arts 4 min read

How to buy local for less

There are ways to use fantastic local meat, produce and dairy without breaking the bank.

November 8, 2017
Culinary Arts 3 min read

Cost-Effective Sustainable Practices

Reducing food waste boosts appeal to customers and helps your kitchen's budget.

October 12, 2017

2017 High School Educator Farm-To-Table Workshop

On August 2, 2017, high school educators from Colorado and beyond gathered on a small organic farm to learn about...

August 7, 2017
Culinary Arts 4 min read

5 Benefits Of Growing Your Own Herbs

These are a few reasons you should consider starting an herb garden today.

April 11, 2017
Culinary Arts 3 min read

Keeping It Local in Boulder

The demand for locally sourced ingredients is growing across the country with the intention of eating the freshest, healthiest products, while also supporting the local economy. 

November 6, 2015
Culinary Arts 3 min read

The best farmers markets in Denver

If you live in the Mile High City and are looking to give your homemade dishes a certain je ne sais quoi, take a look at some of the best farmers markets in Denver!

March 30, 2015
Culinary Arts 3 min read

Getting fruit from the Southwest this winter

Take a look at some of the best fruits available across the Southwest in the winter months.

February 4, 2015
Culinary Arts 4 min read

3 local ingredients that are in season in Colorado

Use these ingredients from nearby farms to create delicious, sustainable meals:

January 12, 2015
Culinary Arts 2 min read

Greenberg's 'American Catch' provides commentary on local seafood

Maybe you're a seasoned veteran when it comes to skills in the kitchen, or perhaps you're just starting to learn to cook online.

July 11, 2014
Culinary Arts 2 min read

"Peach" application offers new take on local food sourcing

The application allows farmers or wholesalers of produce, meat and the like to present  their products in a 24/7 marketplace frequented by chefs, connoisseurs and other members of the cooking community.

June 23, 2014
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