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ACA Begins 'What's Cooking' Television Show

July 30, 2008

Home chefs can soon receive expert cooking advice from the professional chefs at the Academy of Culinary Arts through the new "What's Cooking" show.

Beginning Aug. 4, the 90-second segment will air during the 5 p.m. news broadcast on WMGM-TV/NBC 40. The segment runs Mondays through Oct. 27.

Each episode is packed with tips for preparing delicious, seasonal recipes, like Soft Shell Crabs, Fried Tomatoes and Jersey Cioppino. As the weather cools, segments will include instruction on tasty treats like Chicken Francaise, Butternut Squash Soup and Chocolate Ganache.

Director of Culinary Operations Bruce Johns of Marmora and Chef Educator Annmarie Chelius of Ocean City appear in the segments, which were filmed in July using the fully equipped display kitchens at Johnson's Appliances and Bedding.

All recipes will be available on the "What's Cooking" Web site after the episodes air so viewers can recreate the dishes at home. The site is accessible through

The Academy of Culinary Arts has trained professional chefs for more than 25 years. It is located at Atlantic Cape Community College's Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike. Registrations for the fall semester are now being accepted. For more information, call (800) 645-CHEF or visit