Three Culinary Seniors from the American Academy of Culinary Arts showcased their talents in the senior graduation event Saturday. Sarah Ritchey, Shaun Thompson, and Fa Pham created, cooked and presented dishes of their own design to an admiring crowd of family and guests.
The American Academy of Culinary Arts is sponsoring a series of competitions for culinary students. The Great American Chef Cookoff is the first in a series of competitive events to bring the future great American chefs together to compete for scholarships at the American Academy of Culinary Arts.
The first event is a cookoff competition for High School Seniors in the region’s High School Culinary Schools.
The event will pair teams of two students from each school to compete for scholarships at AACA. To enter, Instructors should contact the American Academy of Culinary Arts at
412-809-5381 to register their teams. The competitions will take place at the new American Academy of Culinary Arts Culinary Center at PTC 1111 McKee Road in Oakdale. Join us for the events to cheer on your favorite team, tour the Culinary Center and to get a feel for the excitement AACA is bringing to culinary education in the area.