It was 8:30 on a Saturday morning and AACA student chef Amanda Shoup was staring into her mystery basket. She had 30 minutes to plan her menu using the contents of that basket, create her timeline, design her plates and mise en place.
A Revolutionary Approach to Modern Cuisine
America is a melting pot of people, cultures and tastes, and this rich diversity distinguishes American Cuisine from any other. American Chefs encourage creativity and imagination in their kitchens. They emulsify classic recipes with fresh interpretations of popular international cuisines. They season and experiment with the expected until they have mastered a revolutionary approach to the culinary arts.
The American Academy of Culinary Arts is dedicated to the development of tomorrow's great American chefs. By emphasizing the classic fundamentals of the culinary arts while blending in culture-current gastronomic trends, AACA places students at the cutting edge of exciting culinary careers.