News & Events

  • 07
  • May2018

Wine Flight School June 7, 2017

Wine Flight School June 7, 2017
Join Arizona Culinary Institute for our "Wine Flight Class ” “Conventional Crus and Candid Contemporaries”. Executive Chef Christopher Wolf and Samantha Evans have team up to bring you a night of great classical cuisine paired with special wines. Chef Wolf Has pulled favorites from his repertoire of fine dining dishes paired with Ms. Evans extensive knowledge

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  • 26
  • Apr2018

A Note from the Executive Chef April 2018

A Note from the Executive Chef April 2018
Hello ACI family and friends!  Believe it or not, I don’t have a whole lot of updates this month, so this installment of the newsletter should be short and sweet. Our next Open House is coming up this weekend.  I’ll be teaching my Molecular Gastronomy class.  As of today, there are still one or two spaces

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  • 10
  • Apr2018

Graduation May 2018

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, Registrar,

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  • 07
  • Mar2018

A note from the Executive Chef March 2018

A note from the Executive Chef March 2018
Greetings Everyone Arizona sure is popular this time of year.  Between all the major events, the start of Spring Training, and the beautiful weather, AZ is definitely the place to be right now.  Hopefully business is good at all the restaurants you’re working at! We want to welcome our most recent class of day-program-students that joined

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  • 01
  • Feb2018

New Gift Cards for duJour Restaurant

New Gift Cards for duJour Restaurant
February 2018 Arizona Culinary Institute Now offers "Gift Cards" for dining in duJour Restaurant. These cards make great gifts for those who love dining in duJour. You can also reload the gift cards for more than a single use. Stop by and pick yours up today.

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  • 31
  • Jan2018

March 8, 2018 Wine Flight School at duJour

March 8, 2018 Wine Flight School at duJour
This Event is Sold Out Join Arizona Culinary Institute's Chef Eric Naddy and the students of ACI as they present a wine tasting event in du Jour. Chef Naddy will be preparing his version of barbecue items paired with wines selected by ACI's Sommelier's. This is a four course wine tasting menu. Date: Thursday March 8,

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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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