Introducing: A Holistic Nutrition Program With a Foundation in the Culinary Arts

Traditional nutrition education models have placed little emphasis on translating scientific knowledge into the skills needed to craft nutritious, great-tasting meals… until now.

Nutrition-minded cooks and those just starting out will enjoy learning the fundamentals of nutrition knowledge plus wellness and coaching education, combined with technical cooking skills based in the art of great cuisine.

LEARN Unique Skills in the Fast-Growing Nutrition and Wellness Profession

Escoffier's programs for holistic nutritionists are designed to provide you with industry-ready skills in nutrition and wellness, underscored by a solid foundation in the culinary arts.

PURSUE A CAREER IN NUTRITION

Acquire foundational knowledge to pursue careers in nutritional food preparation, personal chef for hire, wellness and nutrition coaching, in addition to culinary careers with nutritionally-balanced menus.

COOK FOR NUTRITION & TASTE

Explore food consumption and diet through the lens of human nutrition as a science and nutritional vs. traditional cooking techniques. Examine foundations in the culinary arts and the fundamentals of healthy baking.

WORK WITH SPECIALIZED DIETS

Allergies, food intolerances, and diet preferences require new skills and approaches when working with clients. Examine specialized diets and wellness concepts including mindfulness and holistic approaches to well-being and sustainability.

APPLY BUSINESS PRINCIPLES

Practical business skills are required to run a profitable enterprise, whether it's your own or your employer's. Examine business principles such as purchasing, cost control, entrepreneurship, and business operations management.

Escoffier’s Online Culinary Learning Model Explained

Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts pioneered the online learning model for the culinary arts. Here’s how it works:
step 1: learn

Read assigned texts, watch technique videos, do additional research and complete knowledge checks.

step 2: DISCUSS

Participate in discussion boards with your classmates and instructors about topics related to your coursework, the industry and more. Join live lessons held virtually each week for a real classroom experience.

step 3: EXPERIENCE

It’s cooking time! Execute your practical assignments, documenting the process along the way through a production sheet and taking photos when instructed to.

The 6-Week Externship: Apply What You Learn to Real-Life Experiences in Holistic Nutrition and Wellness

Build on your coursework and gain experience working with wellness-minded professionals in foodservice, nutrition, and related disciplines. With training and mentorship from others in the business, you can develop practical skills and build a strong foundation for accomplishing your career goals.
We start talking to you about your externship course really early in the process of becoming a student with us. We want to help you find what the right externship is for you based on your career goals and we help you to find those career goals early on, so you can understand what you want to do with your externship.”
PATRICIA SOUZA PATRICIA SOUZA

VICE PRESIDENT, CAREER SERVICES AT ESCOFFIER

Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship
Menu Design
Menu Design
Purchasing & Cost Control
Purchasing & Cost Control
Coaching Techniques & Practices
Coaching Techniques & Practices

Get Practical Skills that Could Grow a Business or Private Coaching Practice

Examine how to coach clients, design a nutritious menu, and explore wellness concepts you could use to transform bodies and lives. All of Escoffier's programs offer a balanced, business-focused curriculum.
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The global wellness economy is currently valued at $4.5 trillion and is growing at 6.4 percent— nearly twice as fast as global economic growth. Healthy Eating, Nutrition and Weight Loss is the 2nd largest sector in the space, at $702 billion.

The Global Wellness Institute1

Explore Careers and Externships in Our Career Center with the Help of Our Career SERVICES Experts

Get "insider knowledge" on career opportunities with our employer partners.
Career Planning

Career Planning

Get clear on your goals and understand career options. Use your externship to explore and experiment.
Resume and Portfolio Assistance

Resume and Portfolio Assistance

Build a resume and portfolio that catches the attention of employers in the niche where you’d like to work.
Interview Preparation

Interview Preparation

We can help you practice your interview skills to be ready for any question that comes your way.

Make Your Passion for Nutrition and Health Your Career

Now it's your turn. A new career for you and healthier lifestyles of individuals you touch through your work can be a click away. Take the next step now.

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