Prepare for a New Career in Culinary Arts

Do you hold a passion for cooking and baking? Have friends and family members called you a foodie? If so, take this opportunity to earn your cooking certificate online — from the comfort of your own kitchen! Escoffier Online offers a wide variety of interactive cooking courses, programs and classes to help you enter the culinary industry or advance your current career. Choose from options in culinary arts or baking and pastry. We even offer single online culinary lessons if you simply want to improve your at-home cooking and baking skills in areas such as classic cooking methods, healthful and special needs baking, and much more.

Convenient & Accommodating for Your Busy Lifestyle

If you’ve always wanted a career in cuisine but haven’t been able to attend on-campus cooking courses, our 100 percent online culinary arts certificate programs were designed specifically for you. At Escoffier Online, we want to make your culinary journey as enjoyable and flexible as possible. That’s why we offer programs that are self-paced, so you can learn on your schedule. If you prefer a more structured program, our certificate programs resemble more traditional culinary schools and take just 13 months to complete.  

Tools & Resources to Help You Succeed

No matter which path you choose, all of our online culinary and baking programs promote a thorough and deep knowledge of culinary topics that are applicable to cooking professionals and enthusiasts alike. We take a competency-based approach to our online culinary lessons, which ensures that students master the foundational skills and techniques necessary for success in the modern professional kitchen. As a culinary arts certificate student at Escoffier Online, you can get:

  • Chef support every day of the week
  • A professional online portfolio of your dishes, graded and critiqued by our chef mentors
  • Career development and life skills, including classes in resume writing, communication and leadership
  • Job search and interviewing skills through our partnership with Career Builder
Why Wait Any Longer?

Culinary school is only the beginning. Once you graduate with your cooking certificate, you can be ready to pursue your passion and make your culinary dream job a reality! All it takes is that first step. Explore our programs below, find the right area of focus for you, and then contact us for more information. We’re here to answer any questions you may have or help you enroll and get started right away.

Culinary Arts Programs

Culinary arts online programs

Certificate in Culinary Arts
NEW! A 13-month program with an equal focus on business management and entrepreneurship as well as classic culinary methods and techniques.

Culinary Arts Fundamentals
Gain a thorough and deep knowledge of culinary arts topics.

Sous-Vide
Explore this superior method of cooking exceptionally tender meat.

Baking & Pastry Programs

Baking and pastry online programs

Certificate in Baking & Pastry
A 13-month online baking program with an equal focus on business management and entrepreneurship as well as classic baking & pastry methods and techniques.

Baking & Pastry Fundamentals
Gain a thorough and deep knowledge of baking and pastry arts topics.

Healthy Baking
Learn how to bake within the boundaries of various diets.

Contemporary Dessert Presentation
Learn how to make your desserts beautifully presented.

Single Classes

Online cooking classes

Culinary Arts Classes
Choose from a wide variety of single culinary arts online classes.

Baking & Pastry Classes
Choose from a wide variety of single pastry arts online classes.

Online culinary arts graduate testimonial

“I came across the Escoffier Online program while I was looking for a culinary program that would be affordable, professional and hopefully flexible.”

“I honestly was doubtful I could find something that would give me all three of those things, but when I stumbled across the Escoffier Online program, I was immediately interested by what it offered: namely, affordability, professionalism and flexibility! The formatting of how the program worked and what I felt it would teach me led me to enroll with the Escoffier Online program shortly after I found it.”

— Rebekah F., Culinary Arts Program Graduate
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Online culinary arts graduate testimonial

Rebekah F.

Culinary Arts Program Graduate

I came across the Escoffier Online program while I was looking for a culinary program that would be affordable, professional and hopefully flexible. I honestly was doubtful I could find something that would give me all three of those things, but when I stumbled across the Escoffier Online program, I was immediately interested by what it offered: namely, affordability, professionalism and flexibility! The formatting of how the program worked and what I felt it would teach me led me to enroll with the Escoffier Online program shortly after I found it.