The Chef’s Academy Receives Morrisville Chamber of Commerce Community Steward of the Year Award

Local Culinary Institution Named 2012 Recipient of Award for Excellence and Giving Back Triangle Community

Raleigh, NC, March 23, 2012 --( The Chef’s Academy (, the Culinary Division of Harrison College, a 110-year-old, nationally accredited institution that offers 40 degree programs in five schools of study, has announced that the Morrisville Chamber of Commerce recognized the institution as the 2012 Jeremiah Morris Community Steward of the Year Award recipient. The Morrisville Chamber of Commerce presented the award, and others, at its 21st Annual Meeting on Feb. 17 at the Hilton RDU, located at 4810 Page Creek Lane in Durham, N.C. Created in the spirit of Jeremiah Morris, for whom Morrisville was named, the Community Steward of the Year Award honors companies that provide excellent working environments while giving back to the local community.

“Having recently planted our feet in the Morrisville community, we are honored to receive the distinguished community steward of the year award,” said Jayson Boyers, national division president of The Chef’s Academy. “As an educational institution we understand the importance of not only teaching our students the required educational materials, but also supplying them with the knowledge to become contributing parts of the community in which they serve. We appreciate this community and giving back is a way for The Chef’s Academy and its students to stay connected with Morrisville, lead by example and be a part of its growth and expansion in the future.”

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About The Chef’s Academy:
The Chef’s Academy is the Culinary Division of Harrison College, a 110-year-old, nationally accredited institution that offers 40 degree programs in five schools of study. More than 6,000 students altogether are enrolled at Harrison College’s 12 campuses, its online division and The Chef’s Academy. 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

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