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ACA's What's Cooking is Back for Season Three

July 28, 2010

Professional chefs at the Academy of Culinary Arts dish out expert cooking advice to home chefs in the third season of “What’s Cooking.”

Beginning Aug. 5, the 90-second segment will air during the 6 p.m. news broadcast on WMGM-TV/NBC 40 and the following morning during The Today Show. The segment runs Thursdays through November.

Each episode is packed with tips for preparing delectable, seasonal recipes, like Peach BBQ Ribs, Arctic Char and Flank Steak. As the seasons change, segments will include instruction on local favorites like Clams Casino, Cornish Hens and Crème Brulee. 

The segments feature Director of Culinary Operations Bruce Johns of Marmora, Chef Educators Joseph Sheridan and Annmarie Chelius of Ocean City, with assistance from ACA students Jorjiana Costantino of Margate and Joshua Miller of Ocean City. “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” website 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, contact Judy DeSalvo at (609) 343-5624 or visit