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Explore Different Flavors this Summer at the ACA

April 26, 2012

The Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape Community College offers amateur chefs and food enthusiasts alike the opportunity to learn how to prepare three- and four-course dinners from around the world without leaving South Jersey in the “An Evening in...” series with Chef Jon Davies. All classes feature demonstration, tasting and class participation.

Explore different sauces for pork, chicken and assorted sides, including slaws, biscuits and desserts. Savor the flavors of historic Beale Street BBQ joints with a sampling of dry and wet rub ribs in An Evening in Memphis, Tuesday, May 22.

From Carolina oyster pan roasts and seafood boils, to Carolina-style gumbo and Carolina gold BBQ, learn about the flavors of the Carolina Low Country, a place where the farm and sea converge in An Evening in Carolina Low Country, June 12.

Experience the new style of Japanese gastro pub fare as popular menu items including Yakitori, Sushi, Noodles and Gyoza receive modern makeovers. Participants will roll up their sleeves and a few sushi rolls in An Evening in Tokyo, July 10.

Learn how to get the most out of your farmers market or garden co-op in An Evening in Our South Jersey Garden, Aug. 7. Receive tips on preparing locally grown eggplant, zucchini and tomatoes, and end the night by making strawberry-rhubarb pies and blueberry desserts.

The ACA is located at Atlantic Cape’s Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike. All classes take place 6-9 p.m. For fees and to register, call (609) 343-4829, or visit