Escoffier Schools Host Trip Of A Lifetime To France, The Culinary Capital Of The World

9-day trip in October will include stops in Paris and Nice with cooking classes, cultural tours, food and wine tastings, and more!

The Escoffier Online Culinary Academy and the Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts announced the availability of a culinary tour to France, open not only to Escoffier students but also to food lovers everywhere, scheduled for October 19-27, 2013. The nine-day trip will make stops in Paris and Nice for one-of-a-kind dining and wine tasting experiences, cooking demonstrations with Michelin-rated chefs, cultural and professional tours of vineyards, farmers’ markets, food emporiums, cheese and olive oil makers, and much more.

“The best way to experience the finest cuisine in the world is to go right to the source. France is unquestionably one of the foremost culinary capitals of the world, and the home of our schools’ inspiration and culinary pioneer Auguste Escoffier,” said Jack Larson, co-founder of Escoffier Online.  “The Escoffier schools are all about connecting people with experiences to explore and develop a passion for food, whether it’s for a professional career or personal enjoyment.”

Escoffier’s food and wine tour of France is presented by Chef Michel Bouit, a renowned chef and culinary tour guide, known for creating world-leading gastronomic travel experiences. Travelers will visit the France’s finest kitchens in both the city and the countryside, allowing for a unique cultural experience that extends beyond the food to learn about the chefs, farmers, artisans and their ingredients. Pricing is $4,595.00 per person and includes hotel accommodations with daily breakfast, airfare from Denver, Colorado airport, transportation throughout France, all dining, cooking demos, and wine tasting experiences, tour fees, and all taxes and tips. All tour participants will also receive a certificate of participation and commemorative chef coat at the end of the trip.

For more information about the trip and to make your reservations, visit

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