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 Mountain Church and the reception directly follows at 2: pm at the Arizona Culinary Campus. For those graduating students you will be receiving notices from the schools Registrar along with specifics and directions to the ceremony.   

For those who are graduating,

Please be sure to arrive at McDowell Mountain Church no later than 11:45 am to be fitted for your toque and have the group picture taken. In addition to a toque, graduates need to be dressed in black pants, black shoes, and a chef coat. You are welcome to wear your ACI coat or a coat representing your current employer. Graduates who would like to purchase an additional ACI chef coat may do so by contacting the school. McDowell Mountain Community Church address (10700 N 124th St, Scottsdale, AZ 85259, NW Corner of 124th Street and Shea Blvd.)

Because of Covid-19, restrictions, mask wearing will be required at the church during the ceremony.

Please contact Susan Lane at ACI (480-237-4321) ([email protected]) no later than Tuesday June 1, 2021 to confirm your participation in this event. It is very important that we know how many graduates and guests will be in attendance so we can make your commencement ceremony a wonderful and memorable experience!

For the 2020 Graduates who did not have an in-person ceremony ACI plans to have “make-up” graduation ceremonies for our 2020 graduates later this year. ACI will notify you soon with the dates.