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Take This Class: Hospitality Management 120

Professor Brian Knirk discussing the wines they are tasting in his Hospitality Management class at American River College Nov. 5, 2018. (Photo by Hannah Yates)
December 12, 2018

Located in the Fine Arts department there is an all-white classroom filled with students dressed in their culinary uniforms and others casual — all with their full attention ready to learn. Hospitality...

There is no diversity in dining options on campus

American River College’s cafeteria doesn’t offer culinary choices for students with limited diets. (Photo by Lily Rodriguez Drake)
December 7, 2017

Walking through the doors of the Student Center, a waft of conspicuous scents and sounds swirl about—the ever recognizable crackle of Subway sandwich wrappers, students chattering loudly over lunch,...

ARC finds sweet tooth in ‘candy lab’

Head chef Lisa Lam Chiao holds a piece of candied orange peel as she prepares to make orange hazlenut chocolate bark. Chiao prepared the orange slices in her own home the night before. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)
November 16, 2017

Tucked in the back of the Culinary Arts building is a corner furnished with a sofa, chairs and small side table. A surreal neon pink elephant and giant goldfish watch over the students that dine there;...

Photo gallery: Los Rios celebrates 50th anniversary with awards dinner

Photo gallery: Los Rios celebrates 50th anniversary with awards dinner
October 26, 2015

The Los Rios Foundation hosted a gala dinner on Friday honoring four alumni of and six donors to the Los Rios Community College District's schools on the occasion of the district's 50th anniversary.  

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