The Chef’s Academy Sponsors 5th Annual Wines Around the World Event

Local Culinary Institute Donates and Prepares Food for Annual Event

Raleigh, NC, May 11, 2013 --( 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 school was a Dom Perignon-level sponsor for the 5th annual Wines Around the World event held at the Raleigh-Durham International Airport General Aviation Terminal on April 25. The event included a wine and food pairing with food donated and prepared by The Chef’s Academy, a performance by guitarist Chris Overstreet, and various raffle and door prizes, including golf apparel, rounds of golf, sporting event tickets, spa treatments, wine accessories, hotel stays and more.

“We are proud to have been involved in the annual Wines Around the World event,” said Chef Jeffrey Bane, Morrisville campus President and national dean for The Chef’s Academy. “At The Chef’s Academy, we place a tremendous emphasis on giving back to the local community. As passionate as we are about educating the future generation of culinary leaders, we are also steadfast believers in the importance of donating our talents and services to enhance our local community whenever we are able.”

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The Chef’s Academy is the Culinary Division of Harrison College, a 110-year-old, nationally accredited institution that offers more than 40 degree programs in five schools of study. More than 5,000 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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