Welcome to our incoming culinary students that started classes today. There is a lot of excitement in the air today as a new group of students begin to take their passion for cooking and make their culinary career a reality ! [gallery link="file"]
Arizona Culinary Institute will be having an "Open House" on Saturday October 9, 2010. Chef Glenn Humphrey, CEC, CCE, and Chef Santos Villarico, CEC, CCE, CPI will be demonstrating "Basic and Advance" techniques on fruit and vegetable carvings. Click here for a short video melon carving1 Open House starts at 10:am and runs until 1:pm Call
Chef Christopher Wolf, CCC, CCE instructed a “sold out” Molecular Gastronomy class to students on Saturday, September 11th. Students worked with liquid nitrogen to form both savory and sweet “dippin dot” style frozen treats. The also experimented with spherification by making faux caviar and bombes. Tapioca maltodextrin was used to make a variety of sweet/savory “powders”.
Students from Chef Wolf’s Basics class took a fieldtrip to Page Springs Cellars near Cottonwood, Arizona and to Fossil Creek Creamery in Strawberry, Arizona last Sunday. The first stop was the winery, where students were treated to a tasting of “members only” wines. Afterwards, the group made their way over to Fossil Creek Creamery. The owners