9 complete Atlantic Cape culinary arts training

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HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Atlantic Cape Community College’s Academy of Culinary Arts awarded certificates to nine students who completed a five-month noncredit culinary arts training program Wednesday, Nov. 14.

The students are Leo Allen of Millville, David Brachew of Somers Point, Harold Corbin of Bridgeton, Linda Duke of Gibbstown, Chez James of Atlantic City, Anita May of Ventnor, Nikia Rivera of Bridgeton, Justin Rowe of Rio Grande and Wilson Turner of Hamilton Township.

The students received their certificates during an awards ceremony at Careme’s, the academy’s student-run gourmet restaurant. Chef Jon Davies of Cape May, an adjunct instructor, taught the course.

The career preparation program offers participants hands-on courses to either learn new skills or enhance existing ones.

During the program, the students became ServSafe certified; mastered cooking techniques, short order and pantry skills; learned time management and organizational skills; acquired skills in bread baking, pie making, cake decorating and plated desserts; and developed techniques for making stock, soups and sauces.

The next course begins Monday, Jan. 7 at Atlantic Capes Cape May County Campus, 341 Court House-South Dennis Road in Cape May Court House.

Restaurateurs can sponsor a promising employee with a scholarship for the program. For information about scholarships and training contact Judy DeSalvo (609) 343-5624 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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