Keeping Up With – Test Kitchens, Wedding Cakes & Wine Pairings

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!

A Look Into Test Kitchens
Traditionally used by large corporations to develop new food products, test kitchens have been popping up in the restaurants of acclaimed chefs around the world. The purpose? To experiment and create new dishes in an office-type setting. The normal hustle and bustle of busy kitchens does not exist in a test environment. Instead, chefs strive to [Read More…]

Wedding Cake Trends
In this video, Escoffier Online’s Chef Susie Wolak discusses the 2013 wedding cake trends. Just like centerpieces, cakes are becoming a decorative piece. Many brides are asking for lace appliques on their cakes to match aspects of their wedding dress and to incorporate their sense of fashion. Chef Susie makes edible lace out of fondant by [Read More…]

In The Kitchen With Escoffier Online – How To Make The Best Burritos 
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 Michael Zema gives an online cooking lesson on how to make the best burritos. [Read More…]

Wine Pairing With Seared Fish
In this video, Escoffier Online’s Chef Mark Dowling and Ruth Chris Steak House‘s Michael Walton create a segment on wine pairing with seared fish and also covers the importance of pre-shift meetings. This is the time for the chef to go over specials and how dishes are prepared with the front of the house specialists by allowing the servers to [Read More…]

Flavor Tripping With The Miracle Berry
You might want to consider incorporating the miracle berry into the foods you prepare while you are enrolled in an online culinary school. It’s not every day you come across an ingredient that has the ability to change your palette. It seems like something magicians would use to fool their participants! However, miracle berry is accessible to [Read More…]

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