Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts and America’s Test Kitchen Bring Best in Class to Today’s Home Cooks

Two Culinary Giants Announce One-on-One Chef-Focused Online Cooking Classes

The ultimate classes for all things culinary have never been more accessible thanks to a joint venture between Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts Chicago and America’s Test Kitchen with the announcement of their new online cooking classes.

Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts, one of the most famous names in cuisine and culinary education, and America’s Test Kitchen, one of the most trusted authorities in recipe development and instruction, are joining forces to offer some of the most tried and true home recipes and technique-centered content available online. Escoffier professional chefs will offer additional one-on-one support and guidance for those subscribing to access any of the more than 230 online culinary classes. For details on the catalog of classes including advanced knife skills, feeding a crowd, bakery-style pastries, sauces 101 and weeknight meals, visit escoffieronline.com.

“This professional pairing is the ultimate gourmand dream team,” said Tracy Lorenz, president and chief executive officer of Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts. “We’re excited to offer this ‘all-you-can-cook’ online subscription for cooking classes under the name Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts Home Gourmet powered by America’s Test Kitchen. Subscribers get unprecedented access to an Escoffier professional chef for everything from trouble shooting recipes, to gaining additional support and perspectives to sharing ideas.”

Cost structure for classes is $19.99 per month for all 230+ courses. Subscribers have access to new courses that are added on a continual basis. Classes also include recommendations on need-to-know equipment, ingredient reviews, interactive tools, and exercises designed to help track progress along with more than 5,000 photos, 200 videos and guidance from professional chef instructors. Students can also email chefs with specific questions and join online communities of fellow aspiring home chefs.

“Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts is one of the most well-known and prestigious names in culinary arts and professional culinary education, and through its innovative offerings, continues to guide and inspire the culinary world,” said David Nussbaum, president and CEO of America’s Test Kitchen. “We are thrilled to partner with Escoffier on a best-in-class offering that will help to take home cooking to the next level.”

Tutorials are led by America’s Test Kitchen personalities and Escoffier professionals including:
• Bridget Lancaster, host of America’s Test Kitchen
• Jack Bishop, chief creative officer at America’s Test Kitchen
• Elle Simone, Christie Morrison and Ashley Moore, cast members of America’s Test Kitchen
• Miles Mitchell, chief academic officer, Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts Chicago
• Catherine Stanton, chef instructor, Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts Chicago

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