Experience Farm to Table Fresh at Arizona Culinary Institute’s Farmers’ Market Open House on March 14
Support Local Food Vendors and join ACI’s Chef Instructors for Tours of the School, a Dutch-Oven Chili Cook-Off, and more!
As a symbol of its commitment to the popular farm to table fresh trend, Arizona Culinary Institute (ACI) invites you to a Farmers’ Market Open House at the school’s campus on Saturday, March 14 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Arizona Culinary Institute is located at 10585 North 114th Street in Scottsdale, AZ 85259 (116th Street & Shea).
Guests of this festive culinary event will be treated to dishes from ACI’s students and chefs at an outdoor Dutch Oven Chili Cook-Off, while experiencing the fresh creations from select Arizona food vendors.
Participating merchants currently include:
• Big Red’s Hot Sauce (www.bigredshotsauce.com)
• Dry Bay Fish Co (Wild Alaskan Salmon)
• Tonopah Rob’s Vegetable Farm (http://tonopahrob.com/)
• Honey Hive Farms(http://www.honeyhivefarms.com/)
• Steadfast Farms at Agritopia (Fresh Produce) (https://www.facebook.com/TheFarmAtAgritopia)
• Arizona Culinary Institute’s Bakery (www.azculinary.edu)
• Crows Dairy (Goat Cheese Maker) (http://crowsdairy.com/crows-dairy/)
• Circle R Farm (Food Truck) (https://www.facebook.com/circlerfarm)
“The marriage between chefs and farmers is an ancient tradition, and I can’t think of a better way to experience all that our school has to offer than by visiting our campus on Saturday, March 14 as we celebrate hyper-local sourcing and sustainability,” notes Arizona Culinary Institute President and Co-founder, Chef Robert Wilson.
Inside the school, Chef Instructors will be giving tours of the world-class facilities, and Admissions and Financial Aid Representatives will be on hand to answer questions from prospective students and their families.
Arizona Culinary Institute offers several start dates per academic calendar year. The day program has eight starts a year (about every six weeks), while ACI’s evening program has four starts per year. The next Day Program Start Date is April 6. 2015.
“This event really offers a no pressure way to experience first-hand our highly individualized program that truly prepares students for the industry,” adds Chef Wilson. “Our students are finished in a restaurant setting in our own du Jour Restaurant, and our placement rates are unrivaled.”
The Arizona Culinary Institute’s founding principles are traditional, proven French Method cooking skills combined with the best of modern techniques. ACI prepares students for careers in Culinary Arts & Hospitality covering a broad range of areas. Du Jour is the culinary laboratory that the advanced students of the school operate as a French fine dining experience. For more information, please contact the Arizona Culinary Institute at (480) 603-1066 or [email protected]
To Register for the Farmers Market and Open House
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