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  • 15
  • Jan2018

Wing Sauce Competition – Half Moon Windy City Sports Grill

Wing Sauce Competition – Half Moon Windy City Sports Grill
  Half Moon Windy City Sports Grill Announces Winners get cash prizes, free pound of wings every day for a year and their sauce featured on the menu   PHOENIX (Jan. 3, 2018) – Half Moon Windy City Sports Grill announced today that it’s once again seeking the Valley’s best home chef to share their wing sauce

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  • 15
  • Jan2018

A Note from the Executive Chef January 2018

A Note from the Executive Chef January 2018
January 2018 Hello everyone, and Happy New Year! I hope you all enjoyed the holiday season. And NOW I hope you’re all ready for the busiest time of the year for the hospitality industry here in Arizona! We are freshly back from our Winter Break and ready for another great year here at ACI. I want

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  • 21
  • Dec2017

A note From The Executive Chef December 2017

A note From The Executive Chef December 2017
Hello ACI Family, and welcome to the end of another year. I hope your Thanksgiving holiday was wonderful, and if you “took the wheel” in the kitchen this year, I hope your culinary school training helped out, and you cooked the best Thanksgiving dinner that your friends, families, or customers have ever had! Our students will

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  • 06
  • Dec2017

New Shorter Certificate Programs for 2018

New Shorter Certificate Programs for 2018
Arizona Culinary Institute Has just been approved to offer 2 new shorter certificate programs for 2018. Starting with The January 8, 2018 Start ACI will be offering along with its Award Winning Diploma Program a Certificate in Culinary Arts and a Certificate in Baking and Pastry. Both of these new programs will be offered during the

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  • 30
  • Nov2017

December 2017 Graduation

December 2017 Graduation
  Congratulations to all of the Arizona Culinary Institute Students who will be graduating on Friday December 1, 2017 December 2017 Program

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  • 27
  • Oct2017

A Note From The Executive Chef October 2017

A Note From The Executive Chef October 2017
Happy Halloween everyone! I wanted to kick off this month’s newsletter with a big “thank you” to everyone that was involved with our ACI Family Day and 5k Fun-run at our October 14th open house.  It was a wonderful event.  Whether you showed up to work, play, run, or eat, we appreciate everyone that took the

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  • 17
  • Oct2017

Tribute to Mary Elaine’s a Special Dinner Event

Tribute to Mary Elaine’s a Special Dinner Event
Do you remember Mary Elaine's at the Phoenician Resort? The Mobil 5 star rated restaurant. Did you know that 2 instructors at Arizona Culinary Institute worked there? Arizona Culinary Institutes Executive Chef Christopher Wolf, and James Baker both worked there under great Chefs Alex Stratta and Bradford Thompson. Well on Saturday November 18, 2017 Chef Wolf

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  • 25
  • Sep2017

A Note from the Executive Chef October 2017

A Note from the Executive Chef October 2017
Hello everyone! I hope the Fall season is treating you all well. I’ve certainly noticed a difference in the temperatures of the kitchens around the school, and I hope you’re feeling it in your kitchens too! I wanted to extend a quick welcome to the upcoming AM and PM classes starting on Monday, October 2nd. We

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  • 15
  • Sep2017

ACI Family Fun Day October 14, 2017

ACI Family Fun Day October 14, 2017
Come join Arizona Culinary Institute on Saturday October 14, 2017 for our 3rd annual Family Fun Day. We will be having the Annual Chef Glenn Humphrey Memorial Fun Run, Open House, Food Drive, Bake Sale and Barbecue Lunch. There will be plenty to do for the whole family, food, bounce house, face painting, cotton candy, popcorn

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  • 13
  • Sep2017

Wine Flight School A Taste of Japan 9/28/2017

Wine Flight School A Taste of Japan 9/28/2017
Join Arizona Culinary Institute for our Wine Flight Class ” A Taste of Japan” 5 amazing tasting courses with wines from Japan. Presented by Chef James West and the students of Arizona Culinary Institute. Thursday September 28, 2017 One seating at 6:30 Prompt $55 per person Includes tax and gratuity.

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