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Register Now for Fall Classes at the Academy of Culinary Arts

April 27, 2012

If you’ve always loved to cook or are ready to make a career change, now is the time to register for fall 2012 classes at the Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape Community College. Registration is under way, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday.

New culinary students should make an appointment to register with Judy DeSalvo, (609) 343-5624 or Registration for returning students is held at the Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing. Fall classes begin Aug. 27 for ACA students.

The Academy 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 are offered many opportunities to gain hands-on experience throughout the year. Some activities include: Atlantic Cape Community College Restaurant Gala, Iron Student Chef Competition, American Culinary Federation’s Junior Chefs Competition, Chaîne des Rôtisseurs dinner, The Campus Kitchen at Atlantic City, 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, afternoon or evening sessions. Part-time classes are available also.

The ACA has been training future chefs since 1981 and celebrates 30 years of culinary achievement. For more information about the ACA, call 1-800-645‑CHEF, e-mail, or visit