Monthly Archives: January 2018

Careme’s Restaurant Reopens for Lunch for Spring Semester Jan. 25; Farm-to-Table Cuisine Featured

inside of restaurant with three small drinks

Careme’s, the student-run, gourmet restaurant at Atlantic Cape Community College’s Academy of Culinary Arts, will reopen Jan. 25.

The restaurant offers an a la carte lunch menu with items including black bean and sweet potato soup; garden salad with crispy bacon lardons, dried cherries, ranch dressing and spiced corn tortillas; Brussels sprout salad with baby kale, green apples, goat cheese, citrus vinaigrette and candied almonds; shrimp po’boy, Cajon remoulade, lettuce, tomato and pickled onion; biscuits and gravy; seasoned pan seared catfish, with lime cilantro brown butter; southern fried chicken, sweet tea marinated; grilled maple and fresh herb marinated pork medallions with apricot demi-glace; and bacon and sweet potato pea risotto. Desserts include praline crème brûlée; warm apple pie with sharp cheddar cheese and vanilla ice cream; and butter cake with double chocolate ice cream and toffee sauce. Continue reading

Nominations for Atlantic Cape Distinguished Alumni Award Due Jan. 26

Atlantic Cape Community College’s Alumni Association Advisory Committee is accepting nominations for the Atlantic Cape Community College President’s Distinguished Alumni Award. The award recognizes Atlantic Cape graduates who have distinguished themselves through professional, personal, public or community-based accomplishments.

This prestigious award demonstrates Atlantic Cape’s dedication to strengthening its alumni relations. Visit to nominate an Atlantic Cape graduate for this honor by Friday, Jan. 26. Nominations received after the deadline will be considered with next year’s group of nominees. Continue reading

Academy of Culinary Arts Announces Spring Open House Dates

The Academy of Culinary Arts at Atlantic Cape Community College will host several open houses this spring for prospective students who love to cook and are interested in starting a career in the culinary field.

The open houses are planned for 5:30-7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 25; 10 a.m.-noon, Monday, Feb. 19; 5:30-7 p.m., Wednesday, March 21; 1-3 p.m. at the college-wide open house, Sunday, April 8; and 5:30-7 p.m., Wednesday, May 9, at the Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike, M Building. Continue reading

Atlantic Cape Offers Technology Certifications This Spring

Atlantic Cape Community College will offer several computer, technology and IT certifications beginning this spring for those interested in starting a new career.

In the Business Technology Specialist Program, students learn the skills to succeed in an office environment, from PowerPoint to Microsoft Office Collaboration and Integration and QuickBooks. The 198-hour training begins Jan. 29 and students earn nine college credits.

A+ Certification provides an introduction on how to build, maintain, support and troubleshoot computers and prepares students for the CompTIA A+ Certification. The 160-hour certification preparation course begins March 19. Continue reading

In the News–Jan. 12, 2018 posted here about the academy graduating new chefs during its December graduation ceremony, as did the Cape May Herald Newspaper here.

Discounted restaurant gala tickets was posted here by posted here about the college accepting nominations for the Distinguished Alumni Award.

The college’s scholarship application deadline was posted here by

The Cape May Herald Newspaper posted here about the Dec. 19 Board of Trustees meeting.  Continue reading

Here’s the Scoop–Jan. 12, 2018

A message from Nancy Hand: 

Dr. Gaba, HR and all Fellow Employees of Atlantic Cape Community College,

I want to thank you so much for all your kindness and support during this difficult time with the loss of my husband, Jeff.
Thank you for all the cards and flowers.  It meant so much to me to have so many of you take the time to give me your support.

Thank you all and God Bless. Continue reading

Variety of Workshops Offered at Academy of Culinary Arts Beginning in January

bread-523098_1920A variety of workshops will be offered at the Academy of Culinary Arts, beginning in January, at the Mays Landing Campus, 5100 Black Horse Pike.

Bread Baking I explores how to roll, braid, proof and bake 6-braid challah bread, knotted soft and onion pocket rolls and decorate leek and chive breads, 6-9 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 24. Cost is $65.

New Year, New You is an interactive demonstration in which participants will learn the importance of portion size and how to add nutrient-dense foods to daily life via MyPlate, 6-9 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 25. Cost is $65.

Healthy Cooking for the Home Chef is designed to help you nourish yourself and those you cook for, while learning practical skills in the kitchen to prepare healthy meals for your table, along with nutritional information and how to be an educated grocery shopper, 6-9 p.m., six Mondays, beginning Feb. 5. Cost is $225. Continue reading