Chef Instructor at Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts

Chef Instructor

Fully Remote • Remote/Home Based


Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts is a leading accredited provider of online and campus-based culinary training and education. The school’s professional programs offer the proven combination of a classic and contemporary approach to modern industry skills training as well as a sustainability-centered and business-focused curriculum. Professional programs in Culinary Arts and Pastry Arts are available online and at ground campuses in Austin, Texas, and Boulder, Colorado. Escoffier also offers enthusiast training online and on ground. If you’re looking for a dynamic, fast-paced growth opportunity, we’d like to hear from you. Learn more about us at

Chef Instructors at Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts facilitate meaningful learning of the course competencies in the curriculum and proactively support all facets of the learning environment. They provide education through learner-centered instruction that will enable students to fulfill the evolving needs of the marketplace. They encourage a culture of learning that values mutual responsibility and respect, lifelong learning, and ethics, as well as personal and professional development.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Engage all students to facilitate and achieve course learning outcomes
  • Customize course shell to add value to students beyond what is covered in the text (e.g. personal experiences, case studies, supplemental readings, etc.);
  • Be available to communicate with students and
  • staff during posted office hours;
  • Review and assess all work submitted by students and provide timely and substantive video feedback within a minimum of 48 hours of the time of assignment submission; with an allowance for instructor days off.
  • Follow the best practice of assessing all submitted work on a daily basis whenever possible;
  • Interact with students in all discussion boards, guiding the discussion toward the course outcomes;
  • Coach struggling students toward success;
  • Identify at risk students and work with Lead Instructor, Student Success Coach to create plans for success;
  • Mentor students who are placed on Satisfactory Academic Warning or Probation
  • Respond to all student inquiries in accordance with the contact policy;
  • Submit final course grades by the Tuesday of the last day of the block no later than 12:00 PM CST;
  • Attend scheduled program meetings, in-service workshops and college-wide faculty meetings.
  • Relate professional/life/industry experience to learning through professional/technical skills development, introduction of industry perspective into courses, and active awareness of professional/industry trends and opportunities.
  • Assist/support the Executive Chef and Lead Instructors on course or program related tasks including work as Subject Matter Experts
  • Support the Registrar in maintaining accurate student records
  • Support the Student Success Coach Team in the execution of their duties
  • Other Duties as Assigned or Requested


Education and Experience: Minimum

Completion of an accredited program in an occupational area of instruction plus 3 years of work experience directly related to the occupational industry OR 5 years of work experience directly related to the occupational industry.

Education and Experience: Preferred

  • 3 years of culinary/ chef work experience
  • 1 year of online teaching experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities, Competencies

  • Strong Written and Verbal Skills
  • Facilitation and Presentation Skills
  • Strong relationship-building skills, including excellent communication skills among all levels of the organization
  • Moderate to advanced computer literacy as it applies to delivery of applicable course content.


Specialized experience of Plant Based Cooking in Food Management, Restaurant Management, Event Management, Supervision, or Food Service Operations

Work Environment

Home office environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate professionally over the telephone, through email and other electronic means and video conferences, and handle various types of media and equipment.