Keeping Up With – Knife Skills, The Chef's Corner, & Toaster Strudel

The Escoffier Online blog brings you industry news, the hottest cooking trends, cooking demonstrations, real chef tips, testimonials and much more. Check out our newest posts of the week!

Knife Skills Training
Check out Chef Mark’s culinary demo!  The Chef will cover Introduction to Knife Skills/Basic Knife Skills. Below is a list of topics that Chef Mark will cover in detail: Identify Western and Asian knives, proper way to handle knives, common uses with foods, sharpening, cleaning, & storing. [Read More…]

Jeremiah Tower’s Escoffier Interview
Escoffier Online sits down with Chef Jeremiah Tower, the father of American cuisine to discuss his culinary journey, his thoughts on online culinary training and the advice he would give culinary school graduates. In our recent interview with Jeremiah we asked about the online program and how he perceives an online culinary graduate. Jeremiah states, “I believe that [Read More…]

Chef’s Corner: Shrimp and Fish
Escoffier Online’s chefs help answer real cooking questions. Whether if has to do with cooking techniques, recipes or technology questions about our fully online program our chefs are here to help our students! For this Chef’s Corner our chefs help answer your shrimp and fish questions. [Read More…]

The Beauty Of Clarified Butter
Your online culinary arts program will not always call for the simplest use of ingredients. Clarified butter lasts far longer than regular butter as it can be refrigerated for several months. Also known as drawn butter, this product is unsalted and does not have any solids or water commonly found in regular butter. [Read More…]

Toaster Strudel’s Affair With Twitter
You inner child and artist can gloat at the new opportunity Pillsbury is presenting to all consumers who buy their Toaster Strudel. If you love sharing your online cooking school experience on various social media sites by checking into restaurants via Foursquare or taking Instagram photos of your food, keep reading! Pillsbury recently announced a new initiative aimed [Read More…]

Dishes From Switzerland: Raclette
Raclette is a Swiss dish that dates back to 1291 and was formerly called bratchas. Farmers would place a block of cheese near a campfire until it became warm, consuming it with potatoes or pickles. A firm and pungent cheese, raclette originated in southwestern Switzerland and later became popular in France, Germany, Finland and Austria. [Read More…]

Let’s Do The First Escoffier Assessment Together
Escoffier Online’s Chef Mark Dowling does a live stream every Friday at 1:00pm CST called, Let’s Do The First Culinary Assessment Together, and Chef Susie Wolak does a live stream, Let’s Do The Butter Cream Assessment Together, at 2:30pm CST. Chef Susie and Chef Mark will walk through the first assessment of each program step by step and discuss what is [Read More…]

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