Culinary Education

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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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ACFAZ April Recap

Recap of the April meeting: Chef Carlton Brooks shared points of interest from the ACF Conference in Newport Beach. – Congratulations to Chef Bill Sy, Hermann G. Rusch Western Region recipient.  He will also be going to National Convention in July.  Congratulations to Student Chef of the Year, Brittany Goldberg placed second earning a Bronze […]

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The Culinary Insider, April 16, 2018

Constellation™ dinnerware – 24/7 Protection for Your Reputation † Young Chefs News ACF Culinary Youth Team USA 2020 Announced! Need Some Cash? – ACFEF scholarship applications are due April 30 Ingredient of the Month – Strawberries ACF Member News Cook. Source: The Culinary Insider, April 16, 2018

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ACI Graduation May 2018

Arizona Culinary Institutes 2018 Spring Graduation Ceremony Date: Thursday May 31, 2018 Time: Registration 12:00 Ceremony 1:00 PM Location: McDowell Mountain Community Church 10700 N. 124th Street (Shea Blvd and 124th Street) Scottsdale, AZ. 85259 Cocktail Reception: Time: 2:00-3:00 Location: Arizona Culinary Institute 10585 N 114th Street, Ste. 401, Scottsdale, AZ. 85259 Contact Susan Lane, […]

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Next ACFAZ meeting at Art Institute of Phoenix March 12

The next ACFAZ meeting will be held on March 12 at the Art Institute of Phoenix. Board Meeting 3:30pm General Meeting 5pm As a reminder, the board meeting is open to those who would take a more active role with the organization.    

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The Culinary Insider: February 5, 2018

Innovative Presentation: Fresher Experiences. Trend-Right Designs.

Discount Ends Feb 9 For ChefConnect: Charlotte

ChefConnect: Charlotte – Advance Registration Ends Friday
ChefConnect: Newport Beach – California Hotel…

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Taste of Elegance 2017 Oct. 23

the Taste of Elegance Culinary Competition will be held at EVIT, East Valley Institute of Technology on Monday October 23, 2017 from 6:30- 8:30 pm.  First place winner receives $1,000,  second place $500, third place $250, and the People’s Choice award winner receive a Mercer culinary set.  The winning chef will also represent Arizona at […]

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