The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale Has Recipes for Success
Released on: February 6, 2008, 8:44 am
Press Release Author: Arlene Wites
Industry: Food & Beverage
Press Release Summary: Pastry Chef wins Pastry Chef of the Year awards and ACF accredits two culinary programs.
Press Release Body: The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale announces several recent distinguished recognitions. Pastry chef instructor Malka Espinel was awarded "Pastry Chef of the Year" by Rising Stars Chefs; and the culinary school's bachelor's degree program in culinary management and the associate's degree program in culinary arts have received accreditation from the American Culinary Federation.
Chef Malka has over 10 years of experience in fine dining restaurants and hotels. Her background includes: Executive Pastry Chef for Johnny V in South Beach, Miami, FL, and El Monte Sagrado in Taos, New Mexico. Guest appearances on television's Iron Chef and Sugar Rush (Food Network), Today in South Florida (NBC), South Florida Today (PBS), A Byte with Belkys (WSBN), De Mañanita (Telemundo), Despierta America (Univision), Que Sabor (TeleFutura). She's had recipe published in Pastry Art and Design, Chocolatier, Bon Apetit, Veranda, Latina, Florida International, Boca Raton Magazine, Miami Herald, and Sun Sentinel.
The accreditation process is arduous and must meet the rigors of established industry standards and compliance. Chef Jack Kane and his faculty, has diligently worked toward both of these accreditations of the bachelor's degree program in culinary management and the associate's degree program in culinary arts for many months.
The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale culinary arts program was established in 1992, training and educating students under the tutelage of culinary professionals to grow and flourish in today's food service industry. In 2005, the college's student-run restaurant The Chef's Palette won The American Culinary Federation Achievement of Excellence Award in the category of Culinary Program Full Service Restaurant Facility.
Web Site: http://www.aifl.edu
Contact Details: 1799 SE 17 Street Ft. Lauderdale FL 33316 1.800.275.7603