Student-Run Restaurants Open for Business
Posted by ksteiner
on September 27th, 2012
ACC’s Culinary Arts Program is ready to take you on a journey around the world, with student-run restaurants that offer something for every tastebud. See the piece here.
Culinary Arts featured on KVUE live segment
July 21, 2012
Chef Sandi Pepper, Department Chair of Culinary Arts, makes an appearnace on KVUE, the Austin ABC affiliate, discussing the program at ACC. See the clip here.
Culinary Arts Department receives local news coverage
July 20, 2012
YNN, KVUE, and the Austin American Statesman attended the Culinary Arts department cafe, Le Bistrette. Each media outlet produced a news story or article about the cafe and ACC students.
July 20, 2012
ACC Culinary Students Get Real-World Experience in Campus Restaurant
"Students in Austin Community College’s Culinary Arts Program don’t just learn about the culinary industry – they put their knowledge to work in the college’s state-of-the-art kitchen lab." Read more...
See us on Fox 7 News!
The Culinary Arts Department was recently feature of Fox 7 news for our efforts in going green! The piece highlights student perspectives on how the efforts better prepare them for entering the industry.
See the clip here...
The Culinary Arts Department is going green!
The Culinary Arts Department is committed to working with
the college on it's overall goals per the passage of Sustainable Practices Policy C-9 in 2009. The department implemented a composting program in February 2012, has set a goal to completely phase out styrofoam by August 2012, and is developing relationships with local food suppliers. The department is now using recyclable or compostable to-go ware for the cafes they run on campus.
You can read more abou the college's sustainability initiatives on the Sustainable ACC website. Read our press release!
The Culinary Arts deparment is going green!
Beginning on February 1, 2012, ACC's Culinary Arts Department began composting all organic waste from our kitchens. Working directly with the college's Director of Environmental Stewardship, Andy Kim, we have devised new procedures that will allows us to divert a projected 80-85%of waste fromlandfills.
In addition to this effort, Le Bistrette will now only use compostable or recyclable to-go containers and cutlery. Read more here...