HACC - Culinary Arts, Baking & Pastry Arts Programs

HACC - Culinary Arts, Baking & Pastry Arts Programs Welcome to the official fan page for HACC's Hospitality & Tourism Department.

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Attention students! Tune in tomorrow morning at 11:30!
12/10/2020

Attention students! Tune in tomorrow morning at 11:30!

Let’s Get Cooking with Chef Tom!

Student Involvement would like to welcome all staff, students, and faculty to join Let's Get Cooking with Chef Tom! You don't want to miss this week's session, Home for the Holidays!

All are welcome.
Zoom link: https://hacc.zoom.us/j/96493052946

Also this week, Scott MacDonald led the Culinary 3 class in preparing his Spanish menu as Chef de Cuisine. Conchinillo S...
11/23/2020

Also this week, Scott MacDonald led the Culinary 3 class in preparing his Spanish menu as Chef de Cuisine. Conchinillo Segovia, Tortillas de Patatas, Orange and Fennel salad, Serranito Bocadillo, Calcots con Romesco, Pimentons de Padron, Salmojero, Pan con Tomate, and Pantxineta! What great, simple, yet overly flavorful dishes!! Excellent job to you all!

This week, Hunter Bumgardner led the Culinary 3 class in preparing his German menu as Chef de Cuisine. Beer Roasted Pork...
11/23/2020

This week, Hunter Bumgardner led the Culinary 3 class in preparing his German menu as Chef de Cuisine. Beer Roasted Pork, Kohlrabi in White Sauce, Wurstsalat, Speckbohnen, Strammer Max, Kartoffelsuppe, Potato Salad, Rustic Rye bread, and Rodgrod!! What a great taste of Germany Cuisine- fantastic job to you all!

French Cuisine was up next as Renee Nasta led the Culinary 3 class as Chef de Cuisine. Coq au Vin, French Dip on fresh B...
11/12/2020

French Cuisine was up next as Renee Nasta led the Culinary 3 class as Chef de Cuisine. Coq au Vin, French Dip on fresh Baguettes, Piperade, Truffle Pomme Frites, Salad Perigoudine, French Onion Soup, and Mini Tart Tatins. Well done to Renee and all the students! Special thank you to Chef Webb!

This week, Colin Bower led the Culinary 3 class on preparing his Italian menu as Chef de Cuisine. Rabbit and Mushroom Pa...
11/12/2020

This week, Colin Bower led the Culinary 3 class on preparing his Italian menu as Chef de Cuisine. Rabbit and Mushroom Pappardelle, Pomodori con Riso, Panelle, Peas and Pancetta, Rosemary Focaccia, Hot Capicola Puccia, Minestra Ministrata, and Pistachio Cannolis! Great job to you all!

Attention students- TOMORROW at 11:30!
11/11/2020

Attention students- TOMORROW at 11:30!

Student Involvement would like to welcome all staff, students, and faculty to join Let's Get Cooking with Chef Tom! You don't want to miss this week's session, Thanksgiving with a twist! Join us at 11:30 a.m. every 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month! Let's get cooking!

https://hacc.zoom.us/j/96493052946

Fantastic job well done to Brody Fry, as he took the helm as Chef de Cuisine for Greece Cuisine! His menu gave us a tast...
11/07/2020

Fantastic job well done to Brody Fry, as he took the helm as Chef de Cuisine for Greece Cuisine! His menu gave us a taste of the variety of dishes found in this region: Lamb Lollipops with Mint Verde, Grilled Octopus over Lemon Risotto, Briami, Pearl Couscous with Confit Tomatoes, Gyros on fresh Pitas, Wedding Soup, Potato Salad, and of course Baklava!

Next up... French and Italian Cuisines!!

Congratulations to student Chef de Cuisine, Sebastian Ramirez, as he took the Culinary 3 class on a tour of Colombian Cu...
11/07/2020

Congratulations to student Chef de Cuisine, Sebastian Ramirez, as he took the Culinary 3 class on a tour of Colombian Cuisine this week! The students prepared his menu of Seafood Rice, Ajiaco, Street Corn, Sweet and Sour Slaw, Areas de Queso, Pan de Yuca, Patacones, Baked Plantains with Guava, and Cocadas. Very well done!

What an amazing Curbside Culinary Gala last night! The students in the Culinary Arts 3 class each developed a dish to pr...
10/31/2020

What an amazing Curbside Culinary Gala last night! The students in the Culinary Arts 3 class each developed a dish to present the 10-course take out meal, "Flame". A first Gala of this style, yet fitting for the current environment. From the feedback received, the students certainly took on and conquered the challenge. Phenomenal job to you all!

Check out this week's menu created by HACC Baking & Pastry Arts students available at Ciao Bakery! Stop in to try some i...
10/27/2020

Check out this week's menu created by HACC Baking & Pastry Arts students available at Ciao Bakery! Stop in to try some items from this great menu starting tomorrow!

Each week, the students in the Bakery Operations class are responsible for creating a weekly menu to be offered at Ciao Bakery! Items will be available at Ciao Bakery at 304 Chestnut St. in Harrisburg, from 11-2, Wednesday thru Friday each week.

The second group of Culinary students took on the challenge of sculpting their first Ice Carvings. A dinosaur, Tiano sun...
10/22/2020

The second group of Culinary students took on the challenge of sculpting their first Ice Carvings. A dinosaur, Tiano sun, Starfish on a sea rock, Maple leaf, and Star Wars helmet! Everyone did such a great job!

Each week, the students in the Bakery Operations class are responsible for creating a weekly menu to be offered at Ciao ...
10/20/2020

Each week, the students in the Bakery Operations class are responsible for creating a weekly menu to be offered at Ciao Bakery! Items will be available at Ciao Bakery at 304 Chestnut St. in Harrisburg, from 11-2, Wednesday thru Friday each week. Stop in to try some items from this great menu starting tomorrow!

The students in Culinary 3 are taking a small break from cooking to dabble in the art and craft of ice sculpting! 300 po...
10/19/2020

The students in Culinary 3 are taking a small break from cooking to dabble in the art and craft of ice sculpting! 300 pound ice block, and a never held before, chainsaw... These students did outstanding!!

Everything looks awesome! Great job Culinary 3 students!
10/17/2020

Everything looks awesome! Great job Culinary 3 students!

Also this week, the Culinary Arts 3 class prepared a tasting menu to represent Florribean Cuisine. Jerk Chicken, Shrimp and Grits, Coco bread, Coconut Shrimp and Mango Salsa Salad, Fish Tea, Rice and Peas, Yucca con Mojo, Key Lime Parfaits and Cubanos! Excellent job to all!!

Also this week, the Culinary Arts 3 class prepared a tasting menu to represent Florribean Cuisine. Jerk Chicken, Shrimp ...
10/17/2020

Also this week, the Culinary Arts 3 class prepared a tasting menu to represent Florribean Cuisine. Jerk Chicken, Shrimp and Grits, Coco bread, Coconut Shrimp and Mango Salsa Salad, Fish Tea, Rice and Peas, Yucca con Mojo, Key Lime Parfaits and Cubanos! Excellent job to all!!

This week, the students in Culinary Arts 3 explored Southern Cuisine. Chicken Fried Steak, Hoppin John's, Collard Greens...
10/17/2020

This week, the students in Culinary Arts 3 explored Southern Cuisine. Chicken Fried Steak, Hoppin John's, Collard Greens, Brunswick Stew, Peach Cobbler, Sweet Corn Muffins, Stuffed Green Tomatoes, and oh my.. the Kentucky Hot Brown put it over the top! Great job to all these students!

Have you stopped by for your Apple Caramel Cheesecake Bar or Candy Corn Cupcakes yet?? Don't miss out, they are availabl...
10/08/2020

Have you stopped by for your Apple Caramel Cheesecake Bar or Candy Corn Cupcakes yet?? Don't miss out, they are available for a limited time!

Each week, the students in the Bakery Operations class are responsible for creating a weekly menu to be offered at Ciao Bakery! Items will be available at Ciao Bakery at 304 Chestnut St. in Harrisburg, from 11-2, Wednesday thru Friday each week. Stop in to try some items from this great menu:

The Culinary 3 students transported to the Hawaiian Islands for their 2nd tasting this week. Huli Huli Chicken, Pineappl...
10/08/2020

The Culinary 3 students transported to the Hawaiian Islands for their 2nd tasting this week. Huli Huli Chicken, Pineapple Fried Rice, Grilled Hawaiian Pizza, Poi, Spam Grilled Cheese, Macaroni Salad with Grilled Tuna, Hawaiian Rolls, and Haupia Chocolate Cream Pie. What a great tasting menu! Great job everyone!

This week, the students in Culinary 3 prepared a Tex Mex tasting menu- Carne Asada Chimichangas, Chili Rellenos, Fish Ta...
10/08/2020

This week, the students in Culinary 3 prepared a Tex Mex tasting menu- Carne Asada Chimichangas, Chili Rellenos, Fish Tacos, Fresh Pico, SW Chicken Salad, Sopa de Albondigas, and more! It's amazing what they created in just 2 hours. Great job to all these students!

Each week, the students in the Bakery Operations class are responsible for creating a weekly menu to be offered at Ciao ...
10/05/2020

Each week, the students in the Bakery Operations class are responsible for creating a weekly menu to be offered at Ciao Bakery! Items will be available at Ciao Bakery at 304 Chestnut St. in Harrisburg, from 11-2, Wednesday thru Friday each week. Stop in to try some items from this great menu:

And the second stop this morning along the Culinary 3 class' exploration of regional cuisines... New England!Lobster rol...
09/30/2020

And the second stop this morning along the Culinary 3 class' exploration of regional cuisines... New England!

Lobster rolls, Cod cakes, New England Boiled Dinner, Grilled Cauliflower with a Cranberry Vinaigrette, Boston Baked Beans, Clam Chowder, Johnny Cakes muffin-style, Old Bay Fries, and Fluffernutter Cupcakes!

In the words of one student, "best day ever!" Can't wait to see and taste what's up next!!

Check out the awesome New Orleans menu the Culinary 3 students prepared this morning in class! Jambalaya, Seafood Gumbo,...
09/30/2020

Check out the awesome New Orleans menu the Culinary 3 students prepared this morning in class! Jambalaya, Seafood Gumbo, Shrimp Po'boys, Blackened Catfish, Dirty Rice, Creole Red Beans, Maque Choux, Muffuletta salad spin on a classic, and of course we had to include Beignets!! And yes, it was as delicious as it looks!! Great job to all these students!

Check out this new opportunity our Baking and Pastry students are involved in!Each week, the students in the Bakery Oper...
09/28/2020

Check out this new opportunity our Baking and Pastry students are involved in!

Each week, the students in the Bakery Operations class are responsible for creating a weekly menu to be offered at Ciao Bakery! Check out our page for the weekly menus to be posted. Items will be available at Ciao Bakery at 304 Chestnut St. in Harrisburg, from 11-2, Wednesday thru Friday each week.

Here is the first menu featured this week!

Attention Culinary, Baking & Pastry Students at HACC- check out what is waiting for you when you arrive for your first l...
08/25/2020

Attention Culinary, Baking & Pastry Students at HACC- check out what is waiting for you when you arrive for your first lab classes!! Thank you Anna Smith! #HACCproud #haccalumni #acfharrisburg

A Huge thank you to Anna Smith, HACC alumni and ACF Harrisburg chapter education chair, made her first 20 masks being donated to Hacc Culinary and Baking students this week. 20 more on the way!

Attention students and 2020 graduates! Check out this new competition open for the month of July. Put your favorite chil...
07/07/2020

Attention students and 2020 graduates! Check out this new competition open for the month of July. Put your favorite chili recipe to the test for a chance to win some amazing prizes!!

Attention all students and 2020 GRADUATES! The Chili Bowl has officially begun! Visit our Events page for the full details: https://www.facebook.com/events/958278657977074/ including criteria for entries and really awesome prizes from our sponsors!
Think you have a chili recipe that's a winner? Deadline to enter is July 31st by 11:59 pm.

Way to go to our HACC Culinary and Baking students!! Congratulations to all the students that entered!
06/10/2020

Way to go to our HACC Culinary and Baking students!! Congratulations to all the students that entered!

And the winner of the Cookie BAKE OFF is....
Congratulations to Rasheeda Carter, HACC Culinary & Baking student, for taking first place! Her Oatmeal Apple Carrot cookies included a very detailed ingredient description and nutritious recipe. You'll feel healthier after just reading it!

Special mention to Isaiah Kennedy, HACC Culinary student, for his delicious looking and healthy Oatmeal and Blueberry Bar!

Congratulations to all the students that entered!

HACC Harrisburg Student Government Association
05/15/2020

HACC Harrisburg Student Government Association

Congratulations, 2020 Graduates!

We hope you have had a good week and have had opportunity to celebrate in whatever way you are able! All of us at HACC look forward to seeing you at the December 2020 Commencement Ceremony!

Today at noon we will be showing this short presentation in honor of you. Do tune in to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xWJb3kQeLQI (you’ll need video and sound) to enjoy being honored and celebrated.

Additionally, please join us for the following activities this afternoon:
-HACC Virtual Dance Party, 1-3pm, kick back and join the dance party to celebrate our graduates with Shining Star Entertainment. Join the party and see details on Facebook. Sponsored by the Student Development and Multicultural Programs Department

-Music Bingo, 3pm, https://hacc.zoom.us/my/haccsga. 7 games and over $400 in prizes. Open to current HACC students only. Sponsored by the Student Programming Board.

Congrats, grads!!! #HACCyeah #HACCproud

HACC, Central Pennsylvania's Community College
05/14/2020

HACC, Central Pennsylvania's Community College

A few folks at the historic Broad Street Market got in on the fun! Thanks for showing some love to our graduates! #Classof2020 #HACCproud

American Culinary Federation - Harrisburg Chapter
05/05/2020

American Culinary Federation - Harrisburg Chapter

Congratulations to the “SHOW Us how you BAKE OFF!” WINNER, RASHEEDA CARTER, HACC Culinary/Pastry Arts Student. As well as Honorable Mentions- Claryn, Don and Jordyn. Thank you Chef Susan Notter, CEPC!!

HACC - Culinary & Pastry Arts Club
05/01/2020

HACC - Culinary & Pastry Arts Club

Attention students: Save the Date for an American-style Afternoon Tea, Monday May 4th at 3pm. Our club is hosting an end of the semester bash via zoom!

All students are welcomed for a fun afternoon together as we celebrate our graduating students, as well as our yearly contributions and accomplishments, eat Afternoon Tea fare, learn a variety of topics from guest presenters, and prizes!

04/23/2020
American Culinary Federation - Harrisburg Chapter

Congratulations to all the students!
#HACCProud #HACCCulinary

Congratulations to our local students for being selected as recipients of this year’s PRLA scholarship!

• Alena Jenkins-Miranda, LCCTC student to Pa College of Technology, $1,500
• Larissa Ealy, LCCTC student to Pa College of Technology, $1,000
• Colin Bower, HACC student, $750
• Connor Woodburn, LCCTC, ACF Harrisburg, and Hershey Entertainment & Resorts, ACF Apprentice $750

#acfharrisburg #ACFPA181

Students, educators, chefs, those home needing some culinary excitement in your viewing.... Check out this great collabo...
04/18/2020
American Culinary Federation - Harrisburg Chapter

Students, educators, chefs, those home needing some culinary excitement in your viewing.... Check out this great collaboration of video resources put together by our local ACF chapter!

The ACF Harrisburg Chapter is proud to announce a new resource on our website: "Educator Approved Video Resources". This is a collection of video resources our chapter has collected to help educators in this challenging time of teaching students remotely. Visit http://acfharrisburg.org/?page_id=2966 to view the collection.

Topics are listed to include the majority of Culinary Arts and Baking and Pastry Arts concepts. Videos include locally created demonstrations, lecture overviews, and quality YouTube videos. Contact us directly at [email protected] if you are in need of specific materials or have a great resource to add to the collection

03/06/2020
American Culinary Federation - Harrisburg Chapter

Congratulations Chef Long!!

Congratulations to Chef Tom Long, CEC, AAC on your recipe being featured in the Tyson Wings College & University e-Cookbook! 1 of only 15 chefs to be featured!! Check out his "Wings of Harvest" recipe on page 18.

https://www.tysonfoodservice.com/sites/default/files/2020-03/TYS-27462-College-%26-University-Wings-eCookbook-FINAL-lores.pdf

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Harrisburg, PA
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Greetings! I welcome you to review our Department page to learn more about the Hospitality and Tourism Department at HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College. You are also welcome to visit us personally, and tour the beautiful Harrisburg campus in South Central Pennsylvania State’s Capital. To those of you who are new to our campus and department, I extend a warm welcome. We want your learning experience at HACC in the Hospitality and Tourism programs to be rewarding and long lasting. The Hospitality and Tourism Department is comprised of a diverse group of faculty and majors offering associate degrees, certificates, and diploma programs in a variety of disciplines. We are the first community college in Pennsylvania to be accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) for the following programs: Hotel and Lodging Management, Restaurant – Food Service Management, and Travel and Tourism. The Hospitality and Tourism Department houses “The Benjamin Olewine III, Center for the Study of Culinary Arts and Food Service Management”; BRICCO, a teaching restaurant in downtown Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; and the HERSHA Program of Hospitality & Lodging Management. These programs offer quality and affordable Hospitality and Tourism education in South Central Pennsylvania. Those of you who are returning and currently in our programs, have witnessed the exciting career development options from the variety of courses we offer in the Hospitality and Tourism Department. As you explore further into your major areas you will discover that you are on a wonderful path to a rewarding career in your chosen discipline. You already know your way around, but feel free to visit your professors and advisors. Sincerely, Getachew Kassahun, CHA, CFBE, Chair (717) 780-2495 213 Hall Technology Building (Harrisburg) [email protected]

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