The next generation of culinary talent ready to make their mark
CHICAGO, November 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Auguste Escoffier School the art of cooking is celebrating a record number of graduates this month, with more than 3,800 students completing the online or campus-based culinary diploma and degree programs highlighted by an opening address from regenerative agriculture pioneer Farmer Lee Jones.
This latest generation of culinary talent included the largest number of graduates to date, with 3,881 Escoffier students being recognized for their achievements in the early days on campus boulder and in austin locations and with a special virtual ceremony for online students.
Escoffier is the largest accredited provider of online and campus-based culinary education and training in the US* and serving students worldwide The United States and around the world have earned their diploma or degree in culinary arts, baking and pastry arts, hotel and restaurant operations management, or plant-based programs. For more details on Escoffier’s programs, including Food Entrepreneurship and Holistic Nutrition and Wellness, Visit Escoffier.edu.
“Feedback from some of our more than 8,000 food service and hospitality employers tells us that Escoffier graduates are highly skilled, confident and incredibly ready to make an immediate difference in the workplace,” he said Tracy Lorenz, Auguste Escoffier School President and CEO of Culinary Arts. “Graduation is a significant milestone for our students, and it is also a time for them and their families to recognize the bright future that awaits them in the dynamic culinary industry.”
Regenerative Farmer, Founder of The Chef’s Garden® and James Bart prizewinner, Farmer Lee Jones enthusiastically addressed the students in his signature overalls and red bow tie, urging them to “take the moment, never lose that excitement, and seize every opportunity that comes your way.” He emphasized the importance of networking, staying in touch with like-minded people and leveraging resources on their culinary journey. “We are all smarter than any of us,” he added.
In addition to the inaugural speech by farmer Lee Jones, Auguste Escoffiers great-grandchildren, Michel EscoffierHe congratulated the students on their hard work and let the graduates know that his great-grandfather would have been proud of their achievements.
More about Escoffier
Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts is the largest accredited provider of online and campus-based culinary education and training in the United States (based on comparable student data reported in IPEDS). It is the only US accredited institution available through its boulder Campus to offer 100% online cooking classes that include cooking classes and real industry internships. Ranked in the top 10 culinary schools in The United States through United States of America Today, and ranked number one worldwide by Chef’s Pencil, the school’s professional programs offer the proven combination of a classic and contemporary approach to modern industry skills training, and a sustainability and business-focused curriculum. Escoffier offers diploma programs in Culinary Arts, Pastry Arts, Food Entrepreneurship, and Plant-Based Cuisine, as well as Associate of Applied Science degrees in Culinary Arts, Pastry Arts, and Associate of Occupational Studies (AOS) degrees in Culinary Arts, Baking and Pastry, Plant-Based Culinary Arts, Hospitality and Restaurant Operations Management, Holistic Nutrition and Wellness and Food Entrepreneurship. Auguste Escoffier School of culinary arts Boulder, Colo is nationally accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET). Auguste Escoffier School of culinary arts Austin, Texas is nationally accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE). Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts is a Great Place to Work certified institution, a Newsweek Top Online Learning School and their boulder and austin Campus is designated as a Military Friendly® School.
* Based on comparable student data reported in IPEDS
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