Meet Chef Amanda Flesch

Chef Instructor Amanda Flesch brings award winning credentials to her position at AACA.  Flesch  has won two gold medals and a bronze professional medal from the American Culinary Federation.   At the start of her career she placed first in the region and third  at nationals for Best Teen Chef.
Since then she has taught at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh and worked at the most elite club in Pittsburgh, The Duquesne Club. Here she worked side by side,  with renowned Executive Chef Keith Coughenour who has not only been on the culinary Olympics team but coached the 1996-2003 teams.
Chef Flesh also has extensive experience as a food stylist working with a number of national brands.

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Mardi Gras at AACA

It was just like Bourbon Street in the kitchens of the American Academy of Culinary Arts on Saturday February 21. Chef Hart and his students hosted the Chaine Des Rotisseurs society for a Mardi Gras gourmet brunch that would make any gourmand from the Big Easy proud.