In the News

October 2018

It was recently brought to our attention that we were named #2 on a list of the 10 Best Culinary Schools in Texas, according to

October 2018

Spectrum news visited us in our Riverbats Cafe kitchen while doing a story about the boil-water-advisory in Austin.

See the video featuring footage of our kitchen here.

Read a short article about our culinary students dealing with the water restriction here.

October 2018

Get a glimpse inside our Riverbats Cafe Kitchen here!

July 2018

World Chocolate Day, July 7

Check it out!

February 2018

ACC Culinary Students Take Gold at That Takes the Cake Show 2018:

Congratulations to Wara Pawawongsak
Denise Basore
Mayra Vargas
Troy Hernandez
Ivonne Gomez
Kristin Wonderly

And thanks to all students who participated! We are so proud of you!


April 2017

Culinary and Pastry Arts students win at national competition

Watch Recap

February 2017

Congratulations to our students who participated in the 2017 That Takes the Cake! Sugar Arts Show and Cake Competition! Student Division:

– Dacia Schoolfield – 1st Place Tiered Novelty Cake
– Gabby Arvizo – 2nd Place Tiered Novelty Cake
– Karina Calderon – 1st Place Tiered Wedding Cake
– Bryan Dorall – 2nd Place Tiered Wedding Cake
– Jeanna Carlisle – 3rd Place Tiered Wedding Cake
– MarYSol Ledesma – 2nd Place Single Tiered Cake – Fondant
– Marisa Barrera-Marquez – Tiered Wedding Cake
– Lauren Johnson – Tiered Wedding Cake
– Carson Nunez – Tiered Wedding Cake
– Fouzia Boudjennad – Tiered Wedding Cake
– Denise Basore – 1st Place Specialty Technique
– Wara Pawawongsak – 1st Place Tasting Competition – Cookie
– Alexandra Hughes – 1st Place Tasting Competition – Common Ingredient – Yeast


November 2016

goes out to our super talented culinary team that entered the
14th Annual Paella Lovers United Competition over the week.
Nadia Rodriguez, John Silva, Stephanie Calk, and Ismael Sanchez
won 2nd Place out of 27 teams!
Special thanks going out to Chef David Waggoner
for helping our student reach their paella potential!
If you see these team members strutting around campus,
make sure you give them a pat on the back or a high-five.
This was their first time competing at this event and as a team.
We are so super excited and extremely proud of your hard work and accomplishment!


July 22, 2015

The Pastry Arts Study Abroad program and students have been featured in the Community College Daily online publication.


June 17, 2015

Riverbats Cafe will be open every Tuesday and Thursday starting June 23, 2015 for the Summer 2015. Please visit the Riverbats Cafe webpage for more information and weekly special menu.


March 11, 2015

Student Staffed Restaurants

Our student-staffed restaurants are in full swing and Fox News has featured our program.

The Rivebats Cafe is open every Wednesday from 11:30am to 1:00pm through May 6, 2015. Bistro 3158 is open every Thursday through May 7, 2015 with reservation seating starting at 6:00pm. Seating is limited.


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