The Chef’s Academy Hosts American Heart Association Go Red for Women Networking Event

Local Culinary Institution Educates Circle of Red Group with Lessons on Healthy Ingredient Substitutes in Meals

Raleigh, NC, April 22, 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 it hosted the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women group, Circle of Red, for a cooking seminar on heart-healthy ingredient substitutes in meals. Members of the group were paired with culinary students, who prepared heart-healthy meals for tasting. Group leaders educated participants on the No. 1 killer of women in the United States – heart disease. Since 2004, Go Red For Women’s mission has been to save lives by bringing a voice to the often silent and deadly disease.

“The Chef’s Academy was honored to host the American Heart Association’s local Go Red For Women group, Circle of Red,” said Jayson M. Boyers, national division president of The Chef’s Academy. “This event allowed our culinary students to plan meals and prepare ingredients with heart-healthy options for giving these women a way to improve health and ultimately save lives.”

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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

About Go Red For Women:
Go Red For Women is the American Heart Association’s solution to save women’s lives. With one out of three women still dying from heart disease, we are committed to fighting this No. 1 killer that is preventable., a premier source of information and education, connects millions of women of all ages and gives them tangible resources to turn personal choices into life-saving actions. We encourage women and the men who love them to embrace the cause. For more information please visit or call 1-888-MY-HEART (1-888-694-3278). The movement is nationally sponsored by Macy’s and Merck & Co., Inc.

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