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Cambodia Tourism Federation hosts networking event at ACAC

By Amie Gosselin​​ | on Friday 20 October 2017​

The Cambodia Tourism Federation (CTF) hosted a networking event at ACAC this week. Approximately 60 guests from various hotels, entertainment and food and beverage companies attended the cocktail reception. Throughout the event, the CTF’s new executive committee was announced. ACAC students were involved preparing for the event and in serving guests.         To view […]

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EIF visit to ACAC a great success

By Amie Gosselin​​ | on Friday 20 October 2017​

EIF Delegation Visits ACAC A delegation from the WTO’s Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF) visited the Academy of Culinary Arts Cambodia on October 13, 2017, as part of a two-day workshop with Cambodia’s Ministry of Commerce to examine the effectiveness of its Cambodia Export Diversification and Expansion Programme II (CEDEP II). The CEDEP II programme was designed to […]

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ACAC participates in 2017 Tourism Career Fair

By Amie Gosselin​​ | on Tuesday 17 October 2017​

The Academy of Culinary Arts Cambodia participated in the 2017 Tourism Career Fair on October 14 and 15. The fair, held at Koh Pich (Diamond Island) was an opportunity for universities to present their programmes to the dozens of students in attendance. The ACAC was happy to provide information about the 2-year Diploma Programme and our internationally-recognized curriculum.  

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ACAC Chef Faculty, Martin Try, Cooks with Class

By Amie Gosselin​​ | on Thursday 12 October 2017​

ACAC’s chef faculty, Martin Try, is featured in the Southeast Asia Globe magazine this month. Full story available in the print magazine.

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ACAC featured in Southeast Asia Globe

By Amie Gosselin​​ | on Saturday 2 September 2017​

The ACAC is featured in the Southeast Asia Globe along with founder, Pierre Tami and Dean, Marcus Kalberer. Read the full article, “Cooking up Cambodia’s Future”.

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ACAC students learn sustainable business practices from Sela Pepper

By Amie Gosselin​​ | on Tuesday 15 August 2017​

On August 12, ACAC students went on a study trip to Tbong Khmum Province to visit the Sela Pepper farm to learn about sustainable business practices, environmental impact and the details of running a successful agribusiness from a leading Cambodian company. Based on the global demand for high quality pepper with guaranteed microbiological cleanliness, Sela Pepper was […]

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ACAC hosts Public-Private Partnership workshop

By Amie Gosselin​​ | on Thursday 10 August 2017​

This week, the ACAC hosted a Public-Private Partnership workshop organized by Cambodia’s Ministry of Tourism and Ministry of Commerce. The purpose of the workshop was to take stock of development interventions that have implemented by all stakeholders and discuss strategic ways to promote and sustain the ACAC moving forward. Several key personnel from various Ministries […]

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GateGourmet teams up with ACAC students

By Amie Gosselin​​ | on Friday 4 August 2017​

GateGourmet, the world’s leading provider of airline catering and provisioning services, recently held a team building event at the ACAC. The GateGourmet team had a nice lunch at the ACAC VIP Restaurant then split into five groups for a friendly empanada-making competition. Each of the five groups had one ACAC student participating and supporting them. […]

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Raffles Chef, Joel Wilkinson, teaches ACAC students

By Amie Gosselin​​ | on Friday 4 August 2017​

Mr. Joel Wilkinson, Executive Chef at Raffles Hotel Le Royal honoured the ACAC by giving a fish and seafood workshop to our students. Mr. Wilkinson is also partnering with the ACAC to provide internship opportunities for two ACAC students. For more pictures of the workshop, visit our Facebook page.

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300 guests join ACAC’s Open Day Event

By Amie Gosselin​​ | on Wednesday 19 July 2017​

On July 15, more than 300 people came together at the Academy of Culinary Arts Cambodia for the Open Day event. Thank you to everyone who joined! Igniting passion for hospitality The day was full of fun activities, tours of the facility and opportunities for visitors to talk with current students and staff. People who had […]

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World Bank Visits ACAC

By Amie Gosselin​​ | on Thursday 29 June 2017​

From June 19-23, a team from the World Bank conducted a Jobs Diagnostics Mission in Cambodia. The objectives of this missions were to: Identify key constraints to creating more and better jobs in Cambodia; Consult with the private sector to identify the types of firms, value chains, markets, and export patterns that are associated with better […]

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CTN TV uses ACAC facility for MasterChef Cambodia trailer

By Amie Gosselin​​ | on Thursday 8 June 2017​

The ACAC was very pleased to offer its facilities for CTN TV’s MasterChef Cambodia trailer. Become a famous chef too and join the ACAC in September! http://acac.edu.kh/study/program/

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ACAC Featured in Swiss-Asian Chamber of Commerce Journal

By Amie Gosselin​​ | on Thursday 8 June 2017​

“Cambodia all set to offer internationally recognized degree”  The Academy of Culinary Arts Cambodia is featured in the latest Swiss-Asian Chamber of Commerce Journal. Click the image below to read the whole article. The full Journal is available on the Swiss-Asian Chamber of Commerce website.

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Scholarship Fund to Honour Daughter’s Memory

By Amie Gosselin​​ | on Sunday 7 May 2017​

Four years ago, on May 7, 2013, the world lost a bright, shining light. At the early age of 23, Naomi Laura Tami passed away suddenly due to complications from a congenital heart defect. Today, the Tami family has established the Naomi Tami Scholarship Memorial Fund to honour her memory. It is a living legacy […]

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ACAC students prepare lunch for VIP NEA visit on first day of school

By Seangnay Kheang​​ | on Wednesday 5 April 2017​

The Academy of Culinary Arts Cambodia hosted a business lunch event for the very much appreciated members of the NEA (National Employment Agency). The goal of the event was to introduce the academy to Mr. Hay Hunleng – Deputy Director General of the NEA – and his colleagues in order to discuss possible future synergies. […]

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New class begins September 2017

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Enrollment open for 2-Year Culinary Diploma

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ACAC Open Event Draws Crowds

By Amie Gosselin​​ | on Tuesday 7 February 2017​

A big thank you to all the visitors who participated in our open day event last Saturday. Sorn Seavmey, Cambodia’s famous Olympic medalist in tae kwon do, was the special guest speaker and made the event exceptional. Sorn Seavmey shared about success in life and the importance of healthy food. Approximately 150 guests – many students […]

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ACAC Welcomes the USA Poultry and Egg Export Council

By Amie Gosselin​​ | on Wednesday 11 January 2017​

The Academy of Culinary Arts hosted the USA Poultry and Egg Export Council (USAPEEC) earlier this week. Throughout the event, the USAPEEC held presentations and cooking demos for the Cambodia Chefs Federation in the ACAC show kitchen. The ACAC provided all the catering for coffee breaks and lunch.  

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ACAC Networking event builds important relationships

By Amie Gosselin​​ | on Thursday 22 December 2016​

On December 20th, the ACAC marketing team along with ACAC Dean, Markus Kalberer, ACAC chef, Matang and Shift360 CEO Pierre Tami, hosted a cocktail reception for industry leaders in Phnom Penh. The goal of the event was to introduce the Academy’s new up-skilling training program and build connections with the hospitality sector in the city. […]

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ACAC restaurant gains strong reputation

By Kunthea Kong​​ | on Monday 12 December 2016​

The ACAC professional kitchen and barista bar were completed only a few weeks ago but are already gaining a strong reputation.

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ACAC’s first event brings international crowd

By Kunthea Kong​​ | on Thursday 8 December 2016​

The ACAC first official commercial event this week drew an international crowd. The American Soybean Association’s (ASA) World Initiative for Soy in Human Health (WISHH) and supported by the Cambodia Chefs Federation (CCF)

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Lucky Draw Winner CamFood

By Kunthea Kong​​ | on Thursday 8 December 2016​

We have winners for the ACAC CamFood Lucky Draw! Frankie Yee Leang Sokhleang Pat Jury All three winners have won the chance to attend a one-day cooking class for free.    

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ACAC supports Public-Private Collaboration for Quality Education

By Kunthea Kong​​ | on Thursday 8 December 2016​

Last week the Academy of Culinary Arts Cambodia (ACAC) participated in the Public and Private Collaboration for Quality Education forum held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Phnom Penh.

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Academy of Culinary Arts Cambodia Hits High Note

By Kunthea Kong​​ | on Wednesday 23 November 2016​

In a visit this week from the Royal Government of Cambodia’s Minister of Tourism, H.E. Dr. Thong Khon, the ACAC exceeded expectations. This was the first visit the Ministry of Tourism (MOT)

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Black is the new green – #foodfadstofollow Part 1

By Amie Gosselin​​ | on Wednesday 12 October 2016​

Black is the new green. Black may not be the first colour that springs to mind when one thinks about food, but the hue that used to be associated only with espresso and cocoa has

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Exploring global food and beverage trends – #foodfadstofollow

By Amie Gosselin​​ | on Wednesday 12 October 2016​

Pursuing Excellence At the Academy of Culinary Arts, we take our mission and vision seriously. We aim to deliver the best culinary training possible. How do we do it?

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Three food trends that could change the world

By Amie Gosselin​​ | on Tuesday 4 October 2016​

When it comes to food and nutrition around the world the figures can seem bleak. Global population is expected to hit nine billion by 2050. And right as we speak, 10 per cent of the world’s population is undernourished.

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Why hospitality is the place to be

By Amie Gosselin​​ | on Wednesday 14 September 2016​

“The hospitality industry presents diverse career opportunities, and your prospects for a management position are excellent. Not only can you benefit from industry turnover, but most hotel chains have long-term expansion plans.

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Job Announcements

By Amie Gosselin​​ | on Friday 9 September 2016​

The Academy of Culinary Arts-Cambodia and Shift 360 are actively recruiting five new positions for the ACAC: Administration and HR Officer Culinary Instructor Pastry Instructor Facility Maintenance

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Raising the bar of excellence in hospitality – Partner Profile

By Amie Gosselin​​ | on Tuesday 6 September 2016​

For over 100 years, Schweizerische Hotelfachschule Luzern (SHL) has been raising the bar of excellence in the hospitality industry. Humble Beginnings SHL’s story began in 1886 when a group of individuals concerned about professional education for hotel employees

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A new chapter unfolds in Cambodian culinary arts

By Amie Gosselin​​ | on Tuesday 30 August 2016​

The Academy of Culinary Arts Cambodia (ACAC) will open its doors for business in November 2016. The ACAC aims to serve the needs of Cambodian youth as they gain professional education in the hospitality industry. Student enrollment begins in January 2017 for the first intake of the 2-year diploma programme that starts in March 2017.

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Academy of Culinary Arts Cambodia Launches New Website

By Amie Gosselin​​ | on Thursday 18 August 2016​

PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA – The Academy of Culinary Arts Cambodia is pleased to announce the launch of its new website

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Cambodian youth one step closer to skills, jobs

By Kunthea Kong​​ | on Tuesday 5 July 2016​

Phnom Penh, Cambodia – Youth in Cambodia are one step closer to gaining professional culinary experience and expanding their work opportunities. With the Academy of Culinary Arts in Cambodia,

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ACAC-Cambodia’s First Public-Private Partnership

By Amie Gosselin​​ | on Wednesday 15 June 2016​

Cambodia’s public and private sectors have come together to create the nation’s first Public-Private Partnership and aim to change the face of the hospitality sector.

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The Academy and SHL Join Forces for Global Education

By Amie Gosselin​​ | on Wednesday 15 June 2016​

Youth in Cambodia are closer than ever to professional culinary experience and international work opportunities as the Academy

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