Sunday, December 12, 2021
10:00 AM MST

Macky Auditorium - 1595 Pleasant St #104, Boulder, CO 80309 U.S.A

In-Person Ceremony for Boulder Residential and Distance Learning (Online) Graduates

We are elated to invite you to the Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts graduation on Sunday, December 12, 2021. Join your fellow classmates as you rejoice in your accomplishments and celebrate your hard work. Our Ceremony will take place at the Macky Auditorium on the University of Colorado’s Boulder campus.

Tickets will be required to attend. Please RSVP prior to Monday, October 18, 2021. Graduate arrival time for registration and dress rehearsal is 8:30 am MST.

CLICK HERE TO RSVP! Passcode: graduate2021



Macky Auditorium Concert Hall Parking around Macky is limited. Please allow extra time when driving to an event as you might have to park several blocks away from the building. Euclid and Folsom Parking Garages, or the Pennsylvania Avenue Lot are your most convenient parking options. Consider using ParkMobile, which allows payment by phone or smartphone app, sends expiration reminders via text messaging, and offers the option to extend parking time on your phone (subject to parking lot time limits.) ADA parking is available on Pleasant Street, right in front of Macky. Please visit to learn more.

University of Colorado Boulder
1595 Pleasant Street, #104
Boulder, CO 80309-0285


The Boulder Colorado Visitors Bureau has an excellent list of accommodations, recommendations and additional things to do in Boulder:

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Chef Guides to Boulder


Currently masks are required in public indoor spaces on the CU Boulder campus and in Boulder County regardless of vaccination status.

Colorado has been experiencing a surge in COVID cases and as a result, the local health department is recommending only people who are fully vaccinated attend large gatherings this fall and winter. You and your family’s safety is our top priority. In order to assure a safe event for everyone, proof of vaccine will be required from anyone attending the event.


  • Stand proud! Post photos or videos of celebrating your awesome accomplishment! Use hashtag #EscoffierGraduate
  • Download the graduation ceremony program
  • Facebook Profile Frame for graduates, family or anyone else special to you. Update your profile picture with a custom Escoffier Grad frame.

Frame for Escoffier Grad

Frame for Escoffier Family or Supporters – Proud of My Grad


  1. 1. Will the Graduation Ceremony be recorded? (NO)
    2. How many guests am I allowed to invite? (2)
    3. Do I need to RSVP? (YES)
    4. What time will graduation start? (10:00 am MST)
  2. 5. Graduate arrival time for registration and dress rehearsal (8:30 am MST)

Question: Do I need to RSVP?
Answer: Yes! Tickets will be required to attend. Graduates are required to RSVP prior to October 18, 2021. CLICK HERE TO RSVP! Passcode: graduate2021

Question: How many guests can I bring?
Answer: Each graduate can reserve up to 2 tickets for their guests.

Question: What is the cost to attend the graduation ceremony?
Answer: While graduates are responsible for travel costs. Tickets for the graduation ceremony are complimentary.

Question: What do I need to wear?
Answer: We ask that all graduates wear their issued Escoffier Chef jacket with black pants for the ceremony. There are steep steps up to the stage so please wear shoes that are comfortable and easy to walk in. You will be provided a chef toque as part of the graduation ceremony.

Question: When do I need to arrive?
Answer: Registration begins at 8:30 am. Doors will open to our guests 30 minutes prior to the ceremony so please plan accordingly so your guests don’t have to wait outside. There are several places near the Macky to grab coffee or breakfast for those guests who arrive early.

Question: When will I receive my diploma?
Answer: Students meeting all graduation requirements will receive their diploma via mail 8-10 weeks following their program completion date. If in doubt, please contact the registrar’s office to ensure you have the most current mailing address on file.

Question: Can I schedule a tour at the Boulder Residential Campus?
Answer: Due to Covid-19 restrictions, the campus is unable to host visitors outside of approved staff and students. We thank you for your cooperation at this time while we do what’s necessary to keep staff and students safe and allowed to learn in-person.

For any questions about graduation, please email [email protected]