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  • 15
  • Jul2010

ACI students tour Passport Coffee Roasters of Arizona

The ACI management class toured the Passport Coffee Roasters of Arizona facility. They are certified Organic Coffee Processor and the leading roaster of premium gourmet coffee in the state.  The students learned about tea and tea blends as well as espresso and cappuccino making.  The du Jour restaurant features the Swiss blend and Tropicana tea from

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  • 14
  • Jul2010

ACI To Form New Junior Competition Culinary Team

Arizona Culinary Institute is in the process of forming the 2010-2011 Junior Competition Culinary Team. Coached by Chef Philip Sayre CEC, CCE, WCI, CPI. and managed by Chef Glenn Humphrey CEC, CCE. Candidates will be selected after a cooking tryout that will take place in the upcoming weeks. This Culinary Team will then compete at American

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  • 08
  • Jul2010

ACI | Pastry Projects

Tuesday July 6th marked the first day of new culinary classes at ACI. By day three of culinary school, students were already creating astounding edible creations. Here are some photos from the Advanced Pastry class where Chef Meyer is instructing the new students how to pull sugar and decorate cakes like a pro! [gallery]

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  • 07
  • Jul2010

Chef Spotlight | Bruce Sandground

Bruce Sandground is the newest instructor at Arizona Culinary Institute, and quite possibly the most different. He is easily spotted at the school, just look for the only instructor wearing a tie instead of a white jacket. Bruce started teaching Hospitality Management, Nutrition, and Wines at ACI just in April 2010, and has already made quite

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