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Tickets on Sale for the March 28 ‘Culinary Magic’ Atlantic Cape Community College Restaurant Gala at Harrah’s Resort

two women and man smiling at female student chef holding plates of foodTickets are now on sale for South Jersey’s premier food and beverage fundraising event. The 35th annual Atlantic Cape Community College Restaurant Gala will take place on Wednesday, March 28, in the Avalon Ballroom of Harrah’s Waterfront Conference Center in Atlantic City.

The annual event celebrates food by highlighting hors d’oeuvres prepared by students in the Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape and showcasing the specialties of 40 of the region’s best restaurants during a progressive dining experience.

Kevin Ortzman, regional president for Caesars Entertainment (Bally’s, Caesars and Harrah’s Resort in Atlantic City) will be honored at the Restaurant Gala as the Community Honoree. The 2018 Culinary Honoree is Georgeann Leaming of Brigantine, executive chef of Gordon Ramsay Pub & Kitchen located in Caesars Atlantic City Hotel and Casino and 1999 Academy of Culinary Arts graduate. Leaming was the Season 19 champion on the Food Network’s Chopped! series. Continue reading

Atlantic Cape Receives $2,500 for Scholarships from Rio Auto Body

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Louis Altobelli, owner of Rio Auto Body, presents the final installment of $2,500 to Dr. Barbara Gaba, president of Atlantic Cape Community College.

The Atlantic Cape Community College Foundation received a $2,500 donation from Lou Altobelli, owner of Rio Auto Body of Rio Grande, recently. This was the fifth and final installment of a $12,500 pledge to Create Opportunity—The Capital & Scholarship Campaign for Atlantic Cape.

The Rio Auto Body Scholarship is presented annually to a second-year Cape May County resident with a minimum GPA of 3.0 who is a full-time business major with financial need. Continue reading