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  • 15
  • Jul2010

3 ACI Students Selected to Compete in the Minor’s Chef Challenge

Today 10 finalists were selected to compete on July 31, 2010 in the Minors 100% Natural Chefs Challenge. Of the 10 finalists 3 were selected from ACI. Honors Graduate Faith Wipperman, Current student Renatta Sanchez and November 2010 Student Justin Richardson. They will compete with 7 other chefs in their chance to win $1000. Grand Prize.

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  • 15
  • Jul2010

ACI’s Management and Hospitality Hosts Special Guests

On Monday 7,13,2010 the ACI Management Class enjoyed lunch in du Jour Restaurant. As part of their curriculum they have to write a critique on their experience. They also were joined by special guests Keith Underwood, former general manager of Phoenix Country Club and Urs Schwank, former General Manager of luxury hotel.

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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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