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Chief Creative Officer of America’s Test Kitchen


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On-screen Instructor & cast member of America’s Test Kitchen


Kirk T. Bachmann
Campus President – Head of Product & Business Development of Education at Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts – Chicago

Chef Instructor Colleen Garcia

Colleen Garcia
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Frank Vollkommer CMPC Escoffier Chef Instructor

Frank Vollkommer CMPC
Director of Culinary Industry Development – Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts – Chicago


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Additional courses include:

Advanced Cookie Baking
Advanced Knife Skills
All About Fresh Herbs
All About Lamb
All About Lobster
All About Spices
All About Winter Squash
Almost Hands-Free Risotto
Angel Food Cake
Asparagus, Ham, and Gruyère Frittata
Authentic Baguettes
Authentic Chicken Saltimbocca
Authentic Ciabatta
Authentic Pizza
Authentic Tuscan Bean Stew
Baja-Style Cauliflower Tacos
Bakery-Style Pastries
Barley Risotto with Butternut Squash
Basic Knife Skills
Beef Braised in Barolo
Beef Burgundy
Best Arugula Salad
Best Beef Stew
Best Chicken Soups
Best Hamburgers
Best Potato Side Dishes
Biscuits, Cornbread, and Soda Bread
Black Bean Burgers
Blueberry Cobbler with Biscuit Topping
Blueberry Swirl Muffins
Boiling and Simmering
Braised Potatoes with Lemon and Chives
Bread Stuffing with Fresh Herbs
Breaded Chicken Cutlets with Parmesan
Breads for Brunch
Brioche and Baguette
British-Style Scones with Currants
Broccoli-Cheese Soup
Brown Rice Bowl with Crispy Tofu and Vegetables
Brown Soda Bread
Brunch Classics
Buying Meat and Basic Home Butchery
Cacio e Pepe
Caesar Salad with Chicken
Camembert, Sun-Dried Tomato, and Potato Tart
Cauliflower 101
Cheese Soufflé
Chicken Biryani
Chicken Bouillabaisse
Chicken Purchasing and Prep
Chicken Tikka Masala
Chicken, Indian-Style
Chicken, Italian-Style
Chiffon Cake
Chinese Favorites
Chinese Noodle Dishes
Chocolate Babka
Chocolate Chip Cookies
Chocolate Pots de Crème
Chocolate Truffles
Chocolate-Espresso Dacquoise
Chocolate-Toffee Bark
Cinnamon Swirl Bread
Classic Cakes
Classic Chicken Cacciatore
Classic Crème Brûlée
Classic Deep-Dish Pizza
Classic Fish Meunière
Classic Foam Cakes
Classic French Fries
Classic Green Bean Casserole
Classic Holiday Turkey
Classic Macaroni and Cheese
Classic Pasta Bolognese
Classic Sauces
Classic Soups
Cobb Salad
Cobblers, Crisps, and Crumbles
Comfort Food Makeovers
Cook It In Cast Iron
Cooking for Two
Corn 101
Crab Cakes
Cream of Tomato Soup
Creamy Chicken and Vegetable Soup
Creamy Parmesan Polenta
Crème Brûlée and Other Custards
Crisp Roast Chicken
Crisp Roasted Potatoes
Crispy Potato Latkes
Crumb-Coated Ham
Cuban Black Beans and Rice
Deep-Dish Apple Pie
Deep-Dish Quiche Lorraine
Doughnuts and Coffee
Dumplings and Pot Stickers
Dutch Apple Pie
Easier Roast Turkey and Gravy
Easy All-American Chili
Easy Baked Cod
Easy Baked Manicotti
Easy Chicken Provençal
Easy Holiday Side Dishes
Easy No-Churn Ice Cream and Frozen Custard
Easy Roast Turkey Breast
Easy Roasted Carrots
Eggs Benedict
Enchiladas Verdes

Essential Eggs
Essentials of Roasting
Extra-Crunchy Fried Chicken
Farmers Market Finds
Feeding a Crowd
Flaky Buttermilk Biscuits
Fluffy Omelet
Fluffy Yellow Layer Cake
Focaccia and Ciabatta
Focus on Fried Chicken
Food Safety 101
Foolproof Apple Pies
Foolproof Beef Tenderloin
Foolproof Grilled Salmon
Foolproof Holiday Cookies
Foolproof Pie Dough
Foolproof Rosemary Focaccia
Foolproof Vinaigrette
French Butter Cookies
French Chicken in a Pot
French Onion Soup
French Pork Stew
French Pot Roast
Fresh Egg Pasta
Fresh Fruit Tart
Fry Without Fear
Gluten-Free Baking
Gluten-Free Blueberry Pie
Gluten-Free Chewy Sugar Cookies
Gluten-Free Yellow Layer Cake
Green Beans with Brown Butter
Grill-Roasting and BBQ
Grilled Bone-In Chicken Breasts
Grilled Chicken Souvlaki
Grilled Frozen Steaks
Grilled Turkey Burgers
Half Moon Stuffed Pasta with Spinach and Ricotta
Hearty Beef and Barley Soup
Hearty Grains
Hearty Ten-Vegetable Stew
High-Roast Chicken
Holiday Cookies
Holiday Pies
Holiday Roasts
Home Fries
Home-Corned Beef and Vegetables
Homemade Pasta
How to Carve a Turkey
How to Cocktail
How to Make a Foolproof Pie Dough
How to Stew and Braise
Ice Cream, Ices and Sorbet
Icebox Key Lime Pie
Icebox Pies
Inexpensive Grill-Roasted Beef
Introduction to Candy Making
Introduction to Grilling
Italian Salads and Vegetables
Italian-Style Grilled Chicken
Italian-Style Turkey Meatballs
Jerk Chicken
Korean Fried Chicken Wings
Lemon Chiffon Pie
Lemon Ice
Lighter Chicken Pot Pie
Lighter Macaroni and Cheese
Lighter Meatloaf
Lobster Fettucine
Main-Course Salads
Make-Ahead Essentials
Make-Ahead Gravy
Maple-Glazed Pan-Roasted Pork Loin
Mashed Potato Casserole
Mastering Scallops
Meat, Italian-Style
Meatballs Around the World
Mediterranean Meals in Your Instant Pot
Mediterranean Meze
Memphis BBQ Spareribs
Mexican Classics
Mexican Shredded Pork Tostadas
Miso-Marinated Salmon
Modern Fettuccine Alfredo
Modern French Stews
Modern Poached Salmon
Mornay Sauce
Mushroom Bolognese
Nashville Hot Fried Chicken
New England Lobster Rolls
New Ways with Salmon Fillets
New York Cheesecake
New York Thin-Crust Pizza
No-Knead Brioche
Nut Crescents
Old-Fashioned Chicken Noodle Soup
Olive Rosemary Bread
Omelets and Soufflés
One Fish, Two Fish, White Fish
Our Favorite Chili
Oven-Fried Chicken
Pan-Roasted Fish Fillets
Pan-Seared Salmon
Pan-Seared Thick-Cut Pork Chops
Party Appetizers
Pasta Classics
Pasta with Summer Tomato Pesto
Peach Crumble

Peach Pie
Peanut Butter Pie
Pecan Pie
Pepper-Crusted Beef Tenderloin
Pepper-Crusted Filet Mignon
Perfect French Omelet
Perfect Grilled Steaks
Perfect Latin Flan
Perfect Pan-Roasted Chicken
Perfect Pot-Roasting
Perfect Sautéed Mushrooms
Picnic Fried Chicken
Pork Lo Mein
Pork Ragus
Pot-Roasted Pork Loin
Potato Galette
Preserving 101
Pumpkin Pie
Quick Breads
Quick Cream of Broccoli Soup
Quinoa Pilaf with Chile, Queso Fresco, and Peanuts
Raspberry Sorbet
Red Wine Pan Sauce
Refined Strawberry Shortcake
Regional Pasta Specialties
Rich Chocolate Tart
Risotto, Polenta and Italian Beans
Roasted Butternut Squash with Browned Butter
Roasted Cauliflower
Roasted Smashed Potatoes
Roman-Style Stuffed Artichokes
Rustic Dinner Rolls
Rustic Italian Bread
Rustic Italian Breads
Saag Paneer
Salade Lyonnaise with Poached Eggs
Salade Niçoise
Salsa Verde
Salted Caramels
Sauces 101
Savory Tarts and Galettes
Secrets to Sautéing
Sesame-Crusted Salmon with Lemon and Ginger
Shrimp 101
Shu Mai with Chili Oil
Silky Squash Soup
Simple Cranberry Sauce
Simple Grill-Roasted Turkey
Singapore Noodles
Sizzling Garlic Shrimp
Skillet Apple Crisp
Slab Pies to Feed a Crowd
Slow Cooker Revolution
Slow-Cooker Barbecued Ribs
Slow-Cooker Cassoulet
Slow-Cooker Chocolate Cheesecake
Slow-Roasted Beef
Slow-Roasted Pork
Smoky Pulled Pork on a Gas Grill
Soft-Cooked Eggs
Sous Vide for Beginners
Sourdough for Beginners
Southern-Style Cornbread
Spiced Red Lentils
Spicing Up Your Meals
Spicy Stir-Fried Sesame Chicken
Steak Tacos
Sticky Buns with Pecans
Stir-Fried Beef and Broccoli
Stir-Fried Chicken and Bok Choy with Crispy Noodle Pancake
Stir-Fried Shrimp
Stir-Frying 101
Strata with Spinach and Gruyère
Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie
Streamlined Eggplant Parmesan
Streamlined Mexican Tortilla Soup
Stuffed Acorn Squash
Stuffed Grape Leaves
Successful Steaming and Poaching
Summer Berry Trifle
Summertime Lemon Desserts
Tandoori Chicken
Thai Takeout Dinners
Tomatoes 101
Tortellini in Brodo
Triple-Chocolate Mousse Cake
Tuscan Pork Loin with Garlic and Rosemary
Ultimate Banana Bread
Ultimate Cheese Sauce
Ultimate Chilis
Ultimate Chocolate Cupcakes
Ultimate Chocolate Desserts
Ultimate Cranberry-Apple Pie
Ultimate Homemade Ravioli
Vanilla Ice Cream
Veal Scaloppine
Vegan Dinners
Vegetable Curry
Vegetarian Chili
Vegetarian Dinners
Vegetarian Indian Dinner
Weeknight Meals
Weeknight Roast Chicken
Where’s the Beef? Alternative Burgers
Whipped Sweet Potato Casserole
White Chicken Chili