Keeping Up With – Popcorn, Water Sommeliers and The Front Of The House

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!

Getting To Know Thai Food
Grateful foodies have long known that Thai restaurants dish out some of the best noodles around. We know the menus are filled with savory meats over rice and spicy noodles in various sizes, but we may not have a thorough knowledge of the foundation of this cuisine. Find out more by enrolling in an online culinary course. [Read More…]


Trending: Popcorn and Desserts
In this video, Escoffier Online’s Chef Susie Wolak discusses the popcorn dessert trend. Popcorn plays a big roll in the sweet kitchen with it being the new “it” snack for 2013. Popcorn can be combined with flavored chocolates, sprinkles, nuts or cookies for a savory snack. Also, it is a great decoration piece for plating [Read More…]


Water Sommelier: Is This The New Trend In Food Professions?
In mid-September the late night talk show host Conan O’Brien interviewed a water sommelier. Never heard of the profession before? You may not be alone, but as you continue in your online culinary arts program, you may want to become familiar with the title. Martin Riese, the general manager of Ray’s Stark Bar in Los Angeles, recently…

Front Of The House Management 

In this video, Escoffier Online’s Chef Mark Dowling and Ruth Chris‘s Michael Walton create a segment on managing the front of the house in a fine dining restaurant and the different kind of positions it takes to provide outstanding service. To learn more about training for managing the front of the house hear what [Read More…]


In The Kitchen With Escoffier Online – How To Cook Egg Fried Rice
In the kitchen with Escoffier Online connects you with real chefs answering the world’s cooking questions one video at a time. In this video series, Chef Mark Dowling gives an online cooking lesson on how to cook egg fried rice. [Read More…]


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