Still Time to Register for Classes at the Academy of Culinary Arts

If you’ve always loved to cook or are ready to make a career change, it’s time to register for fall 2015 classes at the Academy of Culinary Arts. ACA classes will begin Monday, Aug. 24.

New culinary students should contact Valerie Weller at (609) 343-4944 or vweller@atlantic.edu to schedule a registration appointment. Returning students can register online using WebAdvisor at www.atlantic.edu/webadvisor.

The Academy is accredited by the American Culinary Federation and offers two-year degree programs in culinary arts, baking and pastry, and food service management, and specialization programs in hot foods, baking and pastry, food service management and catering.

ACA students have many opportunities to gain hands-on experience. Some activities include: Atlantic Cape Community College Restaurant Gala, Iron Student Chef Competition, American Culinary Federation’s Junior Chefs Competition, Chaîne des Rôtisseurs dinner, Atlantic Cape’s Organic Greenhouse, Strudels Bakeshop, Culinary Student Association, Baking & Pastry Club and food shows.

Full-time classes meet five hours a day, Monday through Friday, in morning and afternoon sessions. The ACA has been training future chefs for more than 30 years, and is located at Atlantic Cape Community College, 5100 Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing. For more information about the ACA, call 1-800-645‑CHEF, email accadmit@atlantic.edu, or visit www.atlantic.edu/aca.

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