Delve into the world of sustainable culinary practices, celebrating the chefs, dishes, and methodologies that prioritize our planet.

Health & Wellness Careers 11 min read

How You Can Become a Health Coach

Love the world of health & wellness? Explore how you can become a health coach, including the training and education you might need to start.

April 2, 2024
World of Food & Drink 9 min read

What Is a Plant-Based Diet? An Essential Guide

What is “plant-based” and does it require going 100% vegan or vegetarian? Is this type of diet right for you? Find out in this guide!

July 12, 2023
Health & Wellness Careers 12 min read

What Is Holistic Nutrition and Wellness?

What is holistic nutrition and wellness exactly? Explore several career options and the education you may need to enter this thriving field.

June 16, 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
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 6 min read

What Is a Holistic Diet?

What is a holistic diet? Great question, though the answer isn’t always clear. Learn about the role of diet in holistic health and wellness.

October 21, 2022
Health & Wellness Careers 7 min read

What Does a Holistic Health Practitioner Do?

Learn everything you need to know about the roles and responsibilities of a holistic health practitioner.

September 19, 2022
Health & Wellness Careers 7 min read

Dietitian vs. Nutritionist: What is the Difference?

Both nutritionists and dietitians work with food and health, but a dietitian is often more regulated and educated than a nutritionist.

August 15, 2022
Health & Wellness Careers 6 min read

How to Start a Career in Holistic Health

Find out how to start a career in holistic health, whether your interests lie in health coaching, holistic nutrition, or even acupuncture.

July 26, 2022
Health & Wellness Careers 7 min read

How to Become a Holistic Nutritionist

Learn how to become a holistic nutritionist and break into this $4.5 trillion wellness industry! Help your clients improve their physical and mental health.

April 15, 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
World of Food & Drink 7 min read

How Is Plant-Based Meat Made?

With all the buzz about plant-based meat, you might have some questions about how it’s made… and whether it’s healthier than the real thing. Let’s explore more.

November 19, 2021
Culinary Arts 6 min read

Plant-Based vs. Vegan: Why Chefs Need to Know the Difference

Cooking for 21st century crowds involves knowing the differences between a plant-based vs. vegan diet. Here are some key distinctions.

September 13, 2021
World of Food & Drink 8 min read

The True Costs of Processed Foods: Your Health, Your Planet

Processed foods are convenient and cheap, but they may be worse for you—and the environment—than you think. Learn how chefs are ditching processed foods.

August 18, 2021
World of Food & Drink 6 min read

Best Online Plant-Based Delivery Options

Looking to sign up for an online plant-based meal delivery service, but don’t know how to choose which one? We’ll walk you through what to look for!

June 8, 2021
World of Food & Drink 10 min read

Earth Day at Escoffier: How Culinarians Can Be a Force for Global Good

Chefs and culinarians have the potential to be voices for sustainability and the local food movement. Make small changes to be part of a greener future.

April 22, 2021
Food Entrepreneurship 6 min read

How to Incorporate Sustainable Practices in Your Restaurant

This is how you can incorporate sustainable practices in your restaurant and increase your customers.

February 24, 2021
Culinary Arts 7 min read

What Is Zero-Waste Cooking?

Zero-waste cooking is cooking without producing any waste, including food and packaging. These are some ways you can achieve it in your own kitchen.

December 11, 2020
Culinary Arts 7 min read

4 Ways Chefs Can Reduce Food Waste

Do you know how much food ends up in landfills each year? Find out, and learn some ways chefs can reduce food waste in their restaurants.

September 2, 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
World of Food & Drink 3 min read

Farmer Lee Jones of ‘The Chef’s Garden’ Discusses Sustainable Farming with Escoffier Students and Faculty

Farmer Lee Jones is noted as one of the “60 Coolest People in Food”…multiple times. He’s also part of the...

May 8, 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
World of Food & Drink 4 min read

How Will Bans on Polystyrene Containers Affect Takeout and Delivery?

Foam containers are on their way out in an number of states and cities.

June 27, 2019

Up Close and Personal With The Farm-To-Table Experience

By: Alex Charpentier, Culinary Arts Student One of the main reasons that I selected Austin, Texas as the city to...

May 19, 2015
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