Raleigh, NC, November 01, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- The Chef’s Academy, the Culinary Division of Harrison College, a 110-year-old, private sector college serving more than 4,000 students worldwide, will host its fall 2013 commencement ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 2. The ceremony, which will begin at 10 a.m., will be held at the Perimeter Studio & Conference Center, located at 1100 Perimeter Park Dr., Suite 118 in Morrisville, N.C. The North Carolina campus’ second graduating class is comprised of 34 highly-trained culinary and pastry graduates ready to enter an increasingly competitive workforce.
Graduates will be joining restaurants and organizations both locally and internationally. These include Ruthin Castle in Wales in the United Kingdom, The Umstead Hotel & Spa in Cary, N.C., the Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club in Durham, N.C., Jimmy V's Osteria & Bar in Raleigh and Guglhupf Bakery, Restaurant and Café in Durham.
Van Eure, owner at The Angus Barn, a Raleigh culinary icon, has been named the fall 2013 commencement speaker.
"I am extremely proud of this class of graduates, who have worked tirelessly to prepare themselves for increasingly competitive culinary and pastry industries,” said Chef Jeffrey Bane, North Carolina campus president and national dean for The Chef’s Academy. “We look forward to celebrating with our graduates and their families, giving them a proper send-off for the start of what we hope will be long and fruitful culinary careers. With the education that they received from The Chef’s Academy, these graduates will be on their way to achieving their dreams, whether that is owning their own restaurant or bakery, or becoming a respected chef and food innovator.”
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The Chef’s Academy is the Culinary Division of Harrison College, a career-focused institution of higher education serving more than 4,000 students worldwide. Headquartered in Indianapolis, The Chef’s Academy opened a second academy on a 4.37-acre campus in North Carolina’s Triangle in August 2011. At The Chef’s Academy, students become prepared and marketable graduates entering the fields of culinary arts, pastry arts, and hospitality and restaurant management through classroom and experiential instruction that sets up expectations for the real-life industry. The college’s culinary division provides an environment that fosters students’ passion for culinary arts and hospitality and a curriculum developed by the most qualified instructors and leaders in the market. The Chef’s Academy is endorsed and accredited by the American Culinary Federation (ACF). For more information about The Chef’s Academy, visit http://www.thechefsacademy.com.