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ACA Begins Second Season of 'What's Cooking' TV Show

July 29, 2009

Home chefs can once again receive expert cooking advice from the professional chefs at the Academy of Culinary Arts with the new season of "What's Cooking."

Beginning Aug. 6, the 90-second segment will air during the 5:30 p.m. news broadcast on WMGM-TV/NBC 40. The segment runs Thursdays through Oct. 29.

Each episode is packed with tips for preparing delicious, seasonal recipes, like Spicy Tuna Rolls, Grilled Pizzas and Peach Tarte Tatin. As the weather cools, segments will include instruction on tasty treats like Pumpkin Gnocchi, Buttermilk Fried Chicken and Pork Scallopine.

The segments feature Director of Culinary Operations Bruce Johns of Marmora, Chef Educator Joseph Sheridan of Ocean City and Chef Educator Linda Wohlman of Absecon, with assistance from ACA students Sharon Gittens of Pemberton and Rita Janssen of Island Heights. "What's Cooking" was filmed in July using the fully equipped display kitchens at Johnson's Appliances and Bedding in Ocean City.

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 www.nbc40.net.

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 www.atlantic.edu/aca.