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2021 Summer Graduation

2021 Summer Graduation

Arizona Culinary Institute ACI will be holding its first in-person graduation ceremony since 2020. The graduation is set for Friday June 11, 2021 at 1: pm. The Ceremony will be held at McDowell M

Instructor Profile 2021

Instructor Profile 2021

Greetings from the kitchens at Arizona Culinary Institute, I’m Chef Kevin Boyle. Since joining ACI two years ago I have been teaching meat/seafood fabrication, saucier and batch cookery and will so

Instructor Profile 2021

Instructor Profile 2021

Hi there! I’m Chef Erin Coopey, the Director of Education at Arizona Culinary Institute. I teach Food and Beverage Management and Career Development. I’ve always loved cooking and entertain

Located in Scottsdale, in the Northeast Phoenix Valley, the Arizona Culinary Institute’s program is made to be efficient. Your culinary school experience is designed to make good use of your time and resources in an 8 month diploma program. Our philosophy is simple: students learn best in small groups, receiving personal attention from seasoned instructors. And with ongoing events and happenings, we’ve built a real community of people passionate about cooking. With a variety of financial aid options available, we encourage prospective students to take a tour and apply to join us at the Arizona Culinary Institute.