Partner employers looking to hire trained and accredited staff now have exclusive access to 12,000 students and alumni seeking culinary careers
CHICAGO, July 8, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Auguste Escoffier School culinary arts, a leading accredited provider of online and campus culinary education and training, today announced the launch of its Escoffier Connect â¢. Platform with the addition of a new real-time talent search tool designed to connect partner employers with more than 12,000 Escoffier students and alumni. This new online career center gives Escoffier direct access to 10,000 current positions, including industry insider internships and career opportunities.
The announcement comes as the Reports of the National Association of Restaurateurs nearly half of culinary establishments are operating with 20% fewer staff than pre-pandemic employment levels and, while vacancies in accommodation and food service reached nearly one million in March, according to Labor office Statistics.
âNow more than ever, our employer partners are looking to us to help them find qualified candidates and not just for a short-term solution,â said Escoffier’s vice president of student and career services, Patricia souza. âOur partners know they are recruiting professionally trained culinary candidates who can get started quickly and are invested in career growth and development at their institutions. Our students enjoy privileged access to positions that match their credentials and their culinary growth plans. “
Escoffier’s employer partners are represented in all seven segments of the culinary industry including: accommodation, food services, restaurants, food retail, institutional and commercial restaurants, leisure and recreation, and manufacturers / food wholesalers.
âEscoffier provides a flexible and real learning environment enabling practical and relevant training in our hotels in addition to their online educational component,â said David harker, Business Executive Director, Omni Hotels & Resorts. âStudents, alumni and associates of Escoffier all benefit from this professional partnership. Engaged associates and team members are essential to our success, and Escoffier has been a great supporter of this philosophy and has worked closely with us over the past few years. Escoffier has truly been a collaborative and avant-garde partner. “
The institution’s Escoffier Connect â¢ platform was originally created with an alumni association that quickly grew as a way to put alumni in touch with students for volunteer support such as mentoring. With a new focus on building bridges between students, alumni and employers, the new Escoffier Career Center is free and available to Escoffier students and graduates throughout their careers. professional. In addition to the Career Center, Escoffier advisers partner with students to provide one-on-one help with resume and portfolio writing, interview preparation, career planning and self-assessment tools. .
For more details on Escoffier’s career services platform and the new direct access to employer partners, visit https://www.escoffier.edu/career-center/
About Auguste Escoffier School culinary arts
Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts is a leading accredited provider of culinary education and training. Escoffier is the only accredited institution in the United States, through its Rock campus, to offer 100% online culinary degrees and diplomas that include cooking classes and real-world industry internships. Ranked in the top 10 culinary schools in United States by United States Today and number one in the world by Chef’s Pencil, the school’s professional programs offer the proven combination of a classic and contemporary approach to modern industry skills training along with a curriculum focused on sustainability and business. Professional programs in Culinary Arts and Pastry Arts are available online and on the floor via Escoffier’s Boulder, Colorado campus and on the ground thanks to its Austin, Texas Campus. Auguste Escoffier School from culinary arts to Boulder, Colorado is nationally accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET). Auguste Escoffier School from culinary arts to Austin, Texas is nationally accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE). Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts is a Great Place to Work â¢ certified institution and its Rock the campus is designated as Military FriendlyÂ® School.
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