News & Events

  • 22
  • Apr2016

A NOTE FROM ACI’S EXECUTIVE CHEF APRIL 2016

April 2016   Hello ACI family.  I wanted to take a moment to say “thank you”.  I am currently not teaching a class, which has given me plenty of time to catch up on all of my other Executive Chef-type-duties around here.  It’s also given me the time to sit back and watch…to see…to listen…to hear…and

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  • 24
  • Feb2016

A NOTE FROM ACI’S EXECUTIVE CHEF FEBRUARY 2016

February 2016 From Chef Christopher Wolf, ccc, cce, cpi, csw and ACI's Executive Chef Hello cooks, chefs, culinarians, wine connoisseurs, and foodies. It’s time for one of our monthly updates again! After issuing student surveys, having a town-hall style meeting for students to voice opinions, and a lot of planning, the ACI Modernist Cooking Club has

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  • 28
  • Jan2016

Get Ready For Take-Off: Wine Tasting Flight Schools at ACI

  Arizona Culinary Institute Spring 2016 Wine Flight Schools Join Arizona Culinary Institute Chefs and Students as they present the next in their series of Wine Flight Classes on Wednesday February 17, 2016 and Wednesday March 16, 2016. You're invited to eat, drink and be merry.This wine lover's happening features one seating at 6:30 p.m. promptly

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  • 07
  • Dec2015

Chef Carlton Brooks Key Note Speech 12-4-2015

Carlton Brooks, CEPC, CCE, AAC ACF Western Region Vice President       Arizona Culinary Institute December 2015 Graduation Key Note Speaker Chef Carlton Brooks Students, Parents, School Staff, Families and Friends It is truly an honor to be asked to participate in this exciting day, celebrating your graduation and the beginning of your chosen careers

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  • 07
  • Dec2015

December 2015 Graduates

Congratulations to All the Arizona Culinary Institute Graduates who Graduated on Friday December 4, 2015 Graduation program 12-2015

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  • 07
  • Dec2015

ACI Names New Public Relations Director

Heidi Lee Named Public Relations Director for Arizona Culinary Institute SCOTTSDALE, AZ., (December 3, 2015) — Arizona Culinary Institute (ACI) announced today that Heidi Lee has joined the company as Public Relations Director, effective immediately. Heidi recently completed the in-house culinary training at ACI; she is an accomplished writer and spent several years in main stream

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  • 29
  • Sep2015

A note from ACI’s Executive Chef September 2015

Hello everyone! Let’s get right to it: the October 10th open house is 1.5 weeks away!!! We’ll have the Chef Humphrey memorial 5k fun run/walk, a charity bake sale to benefit the “No Kid Hungry” foundation, tours of the school, snacks, a food truck, and a job fair, all on our campus, at the same time…what

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  • 16
  • Sep2015

ACI Celebrates Constitution Day

ARIZONA CULINARY INSTITUTE PROUDLY CELEBRATES CONSTITUTION DAY As the Labor Day holiday fades into our rear view mirror, here at Arizona Culinary Institute, we now joyfully celebrate Constitution and Citizenship Day, September 17, commemorating the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution in Philadelphia on September 17, 1787 (Happy 228!!!), recognizing all who, are born in

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  • 09
  • Sep2015

ACI Receives School of Excellence Award

Arizona Culinary Institute Honored With ACCSC School of Excellence Award Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges Recognizes ACI for its diligence in maintaining a high level of student achievement in its educational programs SCOTTSDALE, AZ. SEPTEMBER 9, 2015 – Arizona Culinary Institute (ACI) today announced that it has been honored by the Accrediting Commission of

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  • 28
  • Aug2015

A Note From ACI’s Executive Chef, August 2015

Happy August everyone!!! I’m glad the summer heat is coming to an end, because things are really starting to get exciting around here! This is the last “heads-up” for our August 29th open-house coming up this weekend. Chef Santos’s sushi class is almost full (I think there are 2 or 3 spaces left), so if you

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