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To celebrate National Chili Day on February 4th, American Institute’s West Hartford campus organized a Chili Cookoff. Staff members brought in examples of their favorite chili recipes and competed for the title of Champion Chili Chef.
Many students were surprised to find the buffet laid out in the cafeteria. “One student said, ‘We get to try them all? That’s awesome!’”
“They were all very different chili recipes,” said Campus Director Kim Colbert. “One was Santa Fe style, another was made with turkey, and one only had beans.”
About 25 students and a number of staff members sampled the different offerings and voted on their favorite. In the end, Apryl Campbell, Dental Assisting Program Director, won with 11 votes.
“Most of our events are education based, so we like to organize events just for fun once in a while,” said Ms Colbert. “It’s nice to take a break from the rigors of academic life and enjoy a meal together with students, instructors and staff.
“One student enjoyed a particular batch of chili so much, she asked the instructor for the recipe!”
February 16, 2018, All Locations – American Institute students, faculty, and staff brought focus to women’s heart health again in 2018 as they joined the National Wear Red Day and Go Red for Women movement by wearing their red and focusing on educating those within their circle of influence about heart disease in women. The […]
January 17, 2018, Margate, FL – Students in training to become Cosmetologists and Massage Therapists provided complimentary services to their local community in Margate, FL, as they kicked off 2018 with a New Year’s Open House. Attendees enjoyed sampling the services available at the Student Salon & Spa throughout the evening, including chair massages, mini-facials, […]