The Great American Chef

Spiced with Freedom & Creativity

Cooking is creative, and much of what makes the American culinary scene so vibrant and exciting is the imaginative boundaries being pushed and redefined by today's gastronomic groundbreakers. Never satisfied with the status quo, they re-interpret classic recipes and approaches until they have evolved a genre and made it their own.

AACA will inspire you to blaze your own trail through the frontiers of culinary imagination. From incorporating hot culinary trends and creative plating techniques into traditionally classic menus to envisioning new concepts in restaurant experiences, the future is limited only by your imagination and commitment to the culinary arts. At AACA, you will be dared to define a deliciously different approach to continental cuisine and become a great American chef.

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Culinary Seniors Showcase Talents

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.