Keeping Up With – Chevron Cakes, Artificial Sweeteners and Plating Competitions

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The Slow Food Movement
Seasoned chefs, online culinary school students and advanced foodies all have an undeniable passion for the food they prepare, serve and eat. Food wasted or thrown away is the stuff that keeps them tossing and turning at night alongside bad critic reviews and client complaints. The slow food movement takes into consideration the traditional and regional [Read More…]


Chevron Cake Decoration Demo
The chevron design is an inverted “V” design, which is a classic design in family crests and a popular design in fabrics and fashion. In this video, Escoffier Online’s Chef Susie Wolak will demonstrate the chevron design by applying the technique to a simple butter cream cake. When creating the chevron design in your online [Read More…]


Exploring The Colorful World Of Artificial Sweeteners
There’s a battle between refined sugar and artificial sweeteners. As of late, trendy substitutes have claimed to come from natural sources. If you have tried to limit sugar consumption by sprinkling one of those pastel color packets on your morning coffee, there may be a chemical reason you haven’t seen the payoff. According to a study by [Read More…]


Student News – Escoffier Monthly Plating Competition
Attention students! Our Escoffier Chef Mentors announced a monthly, friendly competition around student assessment pictures. To encourage creative plating and culinary excellence, our mentors will be selecting one outstanding plating photo from each of the full programs, Culinary Fundamentals and Pastry Arts at the beginning of each month. We look forward to seeing your work! [Read More…]


In The Kitchen With Escoffier Online – How To Cook Beets
In the kitchen with Escoffier Online connects you with real chefs answering the world’s cooking questions one video at a time. In this video series, Chef  Mark Dolwing gives an online cooking lesson on how to cook beets. [Read More…]


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