Culinary Education

This category is for secondary and post-secondary culinary education information.

Next ACFAZ Certification Exam Sept. 15

The Art Institute of Phoenix will be hosting the next ACFAZ Certification Exam.  The host site fee for this location is $50 and can be paid directly to the test administrator. Contact the test site administrator for any event details (i.e., start time, fees, etc.) Start Date: Saturday, September 15, 2018 End Date: Saturday, September 15, 2018 Coordinators: Carlton W. […]

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Yavapai College names Chef Robert Barr to head Culinary & Hospitality Program

Robert K. Barr, an award-winning executive chef who has worked as instructor, restaurant owner and resort administrator – and who has served as personal chef to Ray Charles, Reba McEntire and former Vice President Dan Quayle – has been selected as Yavapai College’s new Culinary and Hospitality Program Director. “There is such a huge interest […]

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US Foods First Six Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to the recipients.  ROSEMONT, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– US Foods is pleased to announce the names of the company’s first US Foods Scholars scholarship recipients. Three students from the greater Chicago area and three students from Arizona were each awarded a $20,000 scholarship to support costs related to their continued culinary education, in addition to hands-on […]

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C-CAP Arizona Harvest Moon

When: October 24, 2018 | 6:00pm Where: Omni Scottsdale at Montelucia, 4949 E Lincoln Drive, Scottsdale VIP Access: 5pm-8:30pm General Admission: 6pm-8:30pm Enjoy a grand tasting of culinary creations from over 25 of Phoenix’s best-known chefs, assisted by C-CAP students and alumni, while sipping superb handcrafted cocktails and wines. The evening also features once-in-a-lifetime culinary, culture, and travel packages […]

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ACF Young Chefs News: SkillsUSA National Culinary Competition

Congratulations to the winners of the SkillsUSA National Culinary Competition ! 16 total students from around the country scored high enough to earn their CFC Certifications in Louisville, Kentucky last week! 1 st Place Secondary:  Isis Prieto, Sheridan Technical High School, Hollywood, FL 1 st Place Post-Secondary: Ashley Tolley, The Culinary Institute of America, Hyde […]

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ACF Culinary Salon Oct. 27 AI San Diego

Heads up and save the date.  ACF Culinary Salon to be held on Oct. 27, at Art Institute of San Diego. More details to follow.  Learn more on the Chefs De Cuisine Association of San Diego website or Facebook page.  

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A Note From The Executive Chef June 2018

Hello everyone! On Thursday, May 31st, we celebrated graduation for our most recent group of students to finish the program. For as long as I’ve been here, graduation day never gets old. For the instructors, it’s a chance to see everything come full-circle for all of the students we’ve guided through the program, which is […]

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Chef Joshua Hebert to join the Classic Academy Cooking Team

Chef Joshua Herbert will be joining the Classic Cooking team as a professional chef/instructor. Chef Hebert will be working with Chef Pascal in the Practical Series and their pending wine classes series. Congratulations to all, seems like a great fit.   Photo credits to the Classic Cooking email news blast.

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Three Ways to Keep Track of Students’ Blog Entries

One of the questions that I often field during my workshop on blogging is, “how do you keep track of what students are writing?” The answer to that depends on a few things including how frequently your students are publishing and the platform through which your students are blogging. Source: Three Ways to Keep Track […]

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