To Honor the Memory of Auguste Escoffier
Both in France and abroad, since half a century, the Association of Disciples Escoffier International has for target to honor the memory of Auguste Escoffier, Master of the French and International Cuisines. The purpose is to promote the big traditions of Cooking and the techniques created by Auguste Escoffier, in particular in schools, secondary, higher or professional trainings of cooks, as well as in apprenticeship, the traditional way of 80% of Michelin-Starred chefs.
To organize gastronomic demonstrations
One of the main activities of the Association is to organize gastronomic demonstrations deserving of these traditions, to distinguish and advance all the persons and all the personalities who represent the French Cuisine, also to instill in gastronomy professionals, whether they are apprentices, employees or clerks, the humanist spirit of Auguste Escoffier, a man of deeply altruistic heart.
To transmit the passion and motivate the young people
The Association tries hard to transmit its Passion, so that the Young people find the Envy and the Motivation to become future Chefs. To do so, the Disciples approach schools by establishing contacts between the Professionals and the pupils; they explain the nobility of the job of Chef and the professional opportunities with parents during orientation. An international "Young Talent Escoffier" competition organized for young professionals under the age of 25 in the kitchen and service trades.