Is Work Experience Required?
Consumer Subscription Courses: No, Escoffier Home Gourmet powered by America’s Test Kitchen is wonderful for enthusiasts and requires no work experience in the industry. Learn more.
Professional Programs: No, we suggest that you schedule a virtual tour or spend a day shadowing a chef in a restaurant if you have not worked in a professional culinary setting before. Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts offers professional training programs that teach students the foundational skills and techniques needed to be successful in the industry plus includes an industry externship. Learn more.