- École Ducasse and the Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts announce an academic partnership for degrees and study abroad
Collaboration opens prestigious pathway for students to earn Culinary Arts degree at École Ducasse in France
PARIS and CHICAGO, May 25, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- École Ducasse and the Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts (Escoffier) today announced a new academic partnership that offers Escoffier students interested in pursuing their culinary arts degree a immersion abroad program at the École Ducasse campuses in France.
The partnership is an academic collaboration between Escoffier, America's largest culinary school brand, and École Ducasse, the culinary school founded by celebrity chef Alain Ducasse. As a result of this partnership, eligible students will have the unprecedented opportunity to further their education and techniques and learn alongside renowned École Ducasse instructors in state-of-the-art facilities on the Paris campus.
"We welcome the next generation of talented Escoffier students and have designed these specific pathways to inspire and enhance their educational experiences by learning from our chef instructors, Meilleurs Ouvriers de France, artisans and hospitality experts," said Elise Masurel, Director General of Ecole Ducasse.
Escoffier students who have completed their bachelor's or bachelor's degree program in culinary arts at Escoffier's Austin or Boulder campuses, including online distance learning programs, can access the second year of the three-year bachelor's degree in culinary arts de Ducasse and graduated from the prestigious culinary school in Paris, France.
"This is an association that Auguste Escoffier himself would be proud of," said Kirk Bachmann, President and Chancellor of Escoffier's Boulder Campus. "This joint effort is a tribute to Auguste's legacy of supporting each other and always striving to learn and perfect techniques," added Bachmann.
The partnership between École Ducasse and Escoffier also includes a wide range of eight to nine-week study abroad programs for eligible Escoffier students. Led by École Ducasse cooking and pastry instructors, the immersion programs are designed to enhance core culinary programs and bring celebrity chef Alain Ducasse's culinary vision and French gastronomy to life for students while in France.
For more information about the study abroad program at École Ducasse and Escoffier, visit https://www.escoffier.edu/french-culinary-school/
About the Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts
The Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts is the largest culinary school brand in the United States (based on comparable student population data currently listed in IPEDS). It is the only accredited institution in the United States, available through its Boulder campus, that offers 100% online culinary degrees that include culinary classes and externships in the real-world industry. Ranked among the top 10 culinary schools in America by USA Today and number one in the world by Chef's Pencil, the school's professional programs offer the proven blend of a classic and contemporary approach to modern industry skills training, as well as a curriculum focused on sustainability and business. Escoffier offers Diploma programs in Culinary Arts, Pastry Arts, Food Entrepreneurship, and Vegetable Culinary Arts, as well as Associate of Applied Science Degrees in Culinary Arts, Pastry Arts, and Associate of Occupational Studies (AOS) Degrees in Culinary Arts. , Bakery and Pastry, Vegetable Culinary Arts, Hospitality and Restaurant Operations Management, Holistic Nutrition and Wellness and Food Entrepreneurship. The Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts in Boulder, Colorado is nationally accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET). The Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts in Austin, Texas is nationally accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE). The Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts is a Great Place to Work-Certified™ institution, a Newsweek Top Online Learning School, and its Boulder (includes online programs) and Austin campuses are designated Military Friendly® Schools. For more information: https://www.escoffier.edu/
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École Ducasse is a network of schools founded in 1999 by multi-star chef Alain Ducasse, dedicated to the transmission of exceptional French knowledge and excellence in the culinary and pastry arts.
École Ducasse runs three schools in France - Paris Studio, Paris Campus and École Nationale Supérieure de Pâtisserie - as well as international schools with Manila Campus in the Philippines, Gurugram Campus in India and Nai Lert Bangkok Studio in Thailand. All are united by a desire to share a passion for gastronomy with seasoned professionals, as well as food enthusiasts, career changers, and students. This broad portfolio of programs aims to meet all educational needs: from short programs for culinary experts or enthusiasts to intensive programs of two, four or six months, through three-year degree programs and bachelor's degrees in culinary arts and pastry.
École Ducasse is part of Sommet Education, a world leader in hospitality training. For more information: https://www.ecoleducasse.com/en
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