Friday, June 19, 2020
2:00 PM PT, 3:00 PM MT, 4:00 PM CT, 5:00 PM ET

Virtual Ceremony for Boulder Residential and Distance Learning (Online) Graduates

The Faculty and Staff welcome you to the ceremony honoring the graduates of Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts. Join fellow classmates, friends and family as we rejoice in your accomplishments and celebrate your hard work. Our ceremony will take place via Zoom Video Conference and will start with a “Main Event” followed by additional zoom sessions for your “individual programs”.


MAIN EVENT

WELCOME & OPENING OF CEREMONY
Kirk Bachmann, Campus President
Ryan Groff, National Anthem

CEO WELCOME
Tracy Lorenz, Chief Executive Officer 

MESSAGE FROM MICHEL ESCOFFIER
Michel Escoffier, President of Auguste Escoffier Foundation & Museum 

INTRODUCTION OF COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER
Kirk Bachmann, Campus President 

COMMENCEMENT ADDRESS
Chef Thomas Keller, Keynote Speaker
Member of Disciples Escoffier International

INVITATION TO JOIN PROGRAM CELEBRATIONS
Kirk Bachmann, Campus President

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END MAIN EVENT & ENTER PROGRAM CELEBRATIONS


PROGRAM CELEBRATIONS

GROUP A:

Boulder Residential
(Ground)

  • Associate of Occupational Studies Degree in Culinary Arts
  • Diploma in Culinary Arts
  • Diploma in Pastry Arts
GROUP B:

Boulder Pastry Distance Learning (Pastry Online)

  • Diploma in Professional Pastry Arts
GROUP C:

Boulder Culinary Distance Learning (Culinary Online)

  • The Certificate in Culinary Arts Fundamentals
  • Diploma in Culinary Arts and Operations

GROUP A:

GROUP B:

GROUP C:

GRADUATE & FACULTY MESSAGES

Chef Instructors’ Messages
Graduate Speakers
Shrena Seals and Katherine Norman, Graduate Speakers for Group A
Rachel Wilson, Graduate Speaker for Group B
Rhonda Adkins, Graduate Speaker for Group C

ANNOUNCING CANDIDATES

CONFERRING OF DEGREES
Kirk Bachmann, Campus President 

PRESENTATION OF GRADUATES

CLOSING REMARKS 
Kirk Bachmann, Campus President


IMPORTANT DETAILS:

SHARE THE MOMENT:

  • Stand proud! Post photos of you on graduation day holding up your #EscoffierGraduate sign included in your celebration box (arriving before graduation). Use hashtag #EscoffierGraduate
  • 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
www.facebook.com/profilepicframes/?selected_overlay_id=256279278974807

Frame for Escoffier Family or Supporters – Proud of My Grad
www.facebook.com/profilepicframes/?selected_overlay_id=307471620247217

MAKE THIS A SPECIAL CELEBRATION:

  • Create a party at home with your friends and loved ones
  • Set up your event to display on a T.V. or other larger device so you can relax and enjoy
  • Make your favorite hors d’oeuvres and drinks to enjoy as you celebrate
  • Get balloons and streamers to decorate your party area
  • Wear your graduation regalia: chef coat and medallion for your event. Wear your toque at the end of your program ceremony during conferring of degrees.

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