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  • 31
  • Aug2010

AM Managment Class | Hosts local Dairy Farm

ACI had the pleasure of a visit by Farmer Casey Stechnij of Superstition Farms and Chef Jennifer Johnson of Udder Delights (Superstition Farms’ kitchen). Superstition Farms is a dairy farm . . Casey and Jennifer brought delicious samples from their famous ice cream bar, Udder Delights, for the students and staff to sample. Their mission is

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  • 19
  • Aug2010

ACI Students visit Local Winery and Creamery

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

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  • 17
  • Aug2010

2010 | Minors 100% Natural Chef Contest Results

Congratulations to four ACI students and alumnae for placing in the top ten finalists for the Nestle’s Professional- Minor’s 100% Natural Chef Contest. The competition took place on July 31st here in  the Arizona Culinary kitchens. Over $3,300 in prize money was awarded . 2nd place- Cord Chatham ’06 Grad- L’Auberge Sedona 3rd place- Faith Wipperman

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  • 16
  • Aug2010

New Basic Culinary Arts Class 8/16/2010

Excitement is in the air as the Arizona Culinary welcomed it’s newest class of future chefs. Students received their culinary kits, complete with a set of Dexter-Russell knives so that they can begin cooking as soon as tomorrow.  No need to wait 8-12 weeks to start cooking at ACI! Chefs Wolf and Sayre (Basics instructors) gave

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  • 05
  • Aug2010

What’s Happening at Nights at ACI

The newest ACI evening class is now in full swing. Students watched Chef Wolf demonstrate a lesson on emulsified cold sauces which involves making mayonnaise and vinaigrettes. The students then went back to their stations to master the lesson for themselves. They also worked on making bound salads which included a potato salad (American) and a

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