Keeping Up With: The Best New Pastry Chefs, Yogurt Studies and Student News

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!

Food & Wine Magazine Announces Best New Pastry Chefs For 2013
Food & Wine Magazine has a new award for the best pastry chefs in the U.S. These chefs have mastered the baking & pastry arts, and the commitment to their craft has paid off. According to the publication, all winners will be featured in the July issue of the magazine. [Read More]

Building A Chef Portfolio
In this video, Chef Mark Dowling with Escoffier Online discusses building a chef portfolio for student’s attending culinary or pastry school. No matter your level of experience it is important to have a portfolio to present to employers showing your work. The portfolio should grow with more items as your skill level increases. [Read More]

Study: Yogurt Linked To Altered Brain Function
You may want to add yogurt to the next dish you prepare in your online culinary course. Studies from UCLA show that consuming probiotics could change brain function. Probiotics are found in foods like yogurt, and research conducted at UCLA’s Gail and Gerald Oppenheimer Family Center for Neurobiology of Stress and Ahmanson-Lovelace Brain Mapping Center discovered [Read More]

Student Spotlight: Marci Wishnick
Meet Marci who is a current Pastry graduate and Culinary Arts student with Escoffier Online International Culinary Academy. We hope you enjoy hearing her story! Escoffier has been an amazing experience for me and I am so happy I still have the culinary program to finish up so I can stay connected with all of you! [Read More]

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